Elizabeth Hadly is the Paul S. and Billie Achilles Chair of Environmental Science and a professor of biology at Stanford University. She is a Senior Fellow in the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, and, in September 2016, Hadly will become the Faculty Director for the Stanford Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve.
Hadly’s lab studies the ecology and evolution of vertebrates. In particular, they are interested in how vertebrates, from amphibians to mammals, have responded to environmental changes over the past 10,000 years. Projects span the globe from North and South America to Asia.
In addition to her research commitments, Hadly is senior associate Vice Provost for undergraduate education. She is also a scientific advisor to California Governor Jerry Brown and an advocate for effective scientific communication. Hadly and University of California, Berkeley paleoecologist Anthony Barnosky together wrote a consensus statement on climate change that Governor Brown has used to inform and influence policy makers nationally and internationally.
Hadly received her BA in Anthropology at the University of Colorado, Boulder, her MS in Quaternary Science at Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff and her PhD in Integrative Biology at the University of California, Berkeley.
Learn more about Liz Hadly here.