Donald A. Falk
Don Falk’s research focuses on fire history, fire ecology, dendroecology, and restoration ecology, including multi-scale studies of fire as an ecological and physical phenomenon. His publications include numerous journal articles and three books on conservation genetics and restoration of endangered species, including Restoring Diversity (Island Press, 1996) and the recently-released Foundations of Restoration Ecology, published in 2006 also by Island Press. He currently serves as associate editor for the Island Press-SER series, Science and Practice of Restoration Ecology, with James Aronson (CNRS, France). Professor Falk is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and has received research support and fellowships from the National Science Foundation, Joint Fire Science Program, U.S. Forest Service, and the Collaborative Forest Restoration Program. He was appointed by Governor Janet Napolitano to serve on the Arizona Forest Health Advisory Council for a term ending in 2007.