Alumni Update: Dr. Eric L. Charnov

Theoretical Population Biology will be releasing a special issue in June, celebrating the journal’s 50th anniversary. Eric L. Charnov (graduated 1973), Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology of University of Utah and University of New Mexico, received special recognition in the special issue by the journal’s Editor-in-Chief for his 1976 paper titled, “Optimal foraging: The marginal value theorem.” This paper was part of his 1973 doctoral thesis. In 2018, the paper also made #20 on a list of “100 articles every ecologist should read” in Nature Research. You can find out more about Dr. Charnov’s work at his website.