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Alex Jahn

Environmental Resilience Institute

Expert Bio

Alex Jahn is a migration patterns fellow at the Environmental Resilience Institute. His research focuses on understanding how and why birds migrate, as well as the risks they face from current and future changes to the ecosystems they inhabit.

Before joining the Environmental Resilience Institute, Jahn was a National Science Foundation postdoctoral fellow at the Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina, a visiting researcher at the Universidade Estadual Paulista-Rio Claro, Brazil, and a postdoctoral research fellow at the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center in Washington, D.C.

Jahn holds a Bachelor of Science in fisheries and wildlife management from Lake Superior State University, a Master of Science in biology from the University of Arkansas and a Ph.D. in interdisciplinary ecology from the University of Florida.

Areas of Expertise

Animal ecology, animal behavior, bird migration.

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