Professor of Biological Sciences and Environmental Studies Program (1978 - 1992)
Chairman, Environmental Studies Program, 1979-1985
Ph.D. Rutgers University, 1968 (Biology: Plant Ecology)
M.A. University of Wisconsin, 1962 (Major: English Literature, Minor: Scientific Journalism)
B.A. University of Rochester, 1959 (Physics)
Research Professor (1999-Present) Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara Santa Barbara
President (1991 - Present) The Center For The Study Of The Environment, Santa Barbara, CA Private not-for-profit organization, providing information, identification, analysis and optimal solutions to environmental problems. CSE projects are conducted on global, regional and local scales.
Professor of Biology (1992 - Present) George Mason University, Fairfax, VA.
Honors & Awards:
1995 Elected to Environmental Hall of Fame, at California Polytechnic Institute, Pomona, CA.
1995 Fernow Award for Outstanding Contributions in International Forestry, given by American Forests and the German Forestry Association
Mitchell International Prize for Sustainable Development, 1st prize, 1991
Sigma Xi National Lecturer, 1981 - 82; 1982 - 83
Botkin, D.B. NO MAN'S GARDEN: Thoreau and A New Vision for Civilization and Nature. Shearwater Books/Island Press, 2000.
Skinner, B., S. Porter, and D.B. Botkin. The Blue Planet. John Wiley & Sons, 1998.
Botkin, D. B. Our Natural History: Lessons From Lewis and Clark. Putnam, N.Y., 1995.
Botkin, D. B. and E. A.. Keller. Environmental Science: Earth as a Living Planet. John Wiley, N. Y., 1995 (1st edition), 1997 (2nd edition).
Botkin, D. B., contributing editor to Art, H. W. The Dictionary of Ecology and Environmental Science. Henry Holt and Company, N.Y., 1993.
Botkin, D. B. JABOWA-II: A Computer Model of Forest Growth. Oxford University Press, N.Y.(Software and manual), 1993.
Botkin, D.B. Forest Dynamics: An Ecological Model. Oxford University Press, 1993.
Botkin, D.B. Discordant Harmonies: A New Ecology for the 21st Century. Oxford University Press, 1990.
Botkin, D.B., M. Caswell, J.E. Estes, and A. Orio, (Eds.). Changing the Global Environment: Perspectives on Human Involvement. Academic Press, N.Y, 1989.
Botkin, D.B. and E.A. Keller. Environmental Studies: Earth as a Living Planet. Columbus, Ohio: Charles E. Merrill, Pub. Co., 1982 (1st edition), 1987 (2nd edition).
West, D.C., H.H. Shugart and D.B. Botkin (eds.), Forest Succession: Concepts and Applications, Springer. - Verlag, NY., 1981. 517 pp
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