Claudio Gratton, CIAS Faculty Associate, was named 2022 Entomological Science of America Fellow for his work on the landscape ecology and conservation of beneficial insects in terrestrial landscapes. Gratton is a lead researcher on the Grassland 2.0 program, and key faculty in the Agroecology Program for graduate education. Gratton’s scientific work is represented in more than 145 peer-reviewed papers across more than 60 different journals. Gratton has helped train a new generation of interdisciplinary scholars by mentoring seven M.S. students, 10 Ph.D. students, and 15 postdoctoral scientists. At UW, he was awarded a Kellett professorship (2021), honored with Pound (2012) and Romnes (2012) Research Awards, and received a postdoctoral mentoring award (2018). He was honored with a Distinguished Alumnus Lecture at UIUC (2019). Gratton was an Aldo Leopold Leadership Fellow at the Stanford/Woods Institute (2013). He will be recognized during the 2022 Joint Annual Meeting of the Entomological Societies of America, Canada, and British Columbia, November 13-16, in Vancouver.
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