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Iversen (PhD 2008) Receives ESA Fellowship

EEB adjunct professor and alumna Colleen M. Iversen (PhD 2008) has been named as an Ecological Society of America Early Career Fellow for 2017.  Fellowships are awarded to young scientists who advance the science of ecology and show promise for continuing contributions.

Iversen is a Senior Staff Scientist at the Climate Change Science Institute and Environmental Sciences Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.  She was elected for her leadership and creativity in linking experimentation and modeling to advance ecological understanding of the influence of fine plant roots on the fate of vast pools of carbon and nutrients held in the soils of diverse biomes.