Meghan Duffy is an Associate Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Michigan. Her research focuses on aquatic and disease ecology, asking questions about why disease outbreaks begin, why they end, and what determines their severity. She received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) from President Barack Obama, the Mercer Award from the Ecological Society of America, and the Yentsch-Schindler Early Career Award from the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO). She is also a Leshner Leadership Institute Public Engagement Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
On April 22, I spoke on the main stage at the March for Science in Washington, DC, because I agreed with the march’s core principles – including regarding the need for diversity and inclusion in science, for evidence-based decision-making, and […]