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Diana H. Wall, ESA President 1999-2000

Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America

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https://doi.org/10.1890/0012-9623(2000)081[0018:DHWEP]2.0.CO;2

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Abstract

A more polite term for workaholic is over-achiever, and Diana Harrison Wall could easily serve as the type specimen for both words. Her ability to multi-task is a great boon for the Ecological Society of America. That characteristic drive has also been essential to Wall’s own personal success, since it pushed her to persevere during the lean years when a woman’s place was NOT in the field or laboratory. Diana is a very strong role model for young ecologists through her enthusiasm for science, her remarkable scientific achievements, and her leadership skills. In addition to advising her many graduate students, Diana-as-role-model has been featured in many news media, including PBS TV shows such as “Horizons” and “Discovery,” National Geographic magazine, and the New York Times. She is highlighted on the ESA Web site: “What Do Ecologists Do? Focus on Ecologists.”

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Diana H. Wall, ESA President 1999-2000
Series title:
Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America
DOI:
10.1890/0012-9623(2000)081[0018:DHWEP]2.0.CO;2
Volume:
81
Issue:
1
Year Published:
2000
Language:
English
Publisher:
Ecological Society of America
Contributing office(s):
Fort Collins Science Center
Description:
2 p.
First page:
18
Last page:
19