Professor Emeritus of Social Ecology & Senior Research Scholar, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
Dr. Stephen R. Kellert is the Tweedy Ordway Professor Emeritus of Social Ecology and Senior Research Scholar at the Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. He is also a member of the Board of Directors and Chief Environmental Officer of Bio-Logical Capital, a firm that invests in and implements multi-layer sustainable land uses on large landscapes. His work focuses on understanding the connection between nature and humanity with a particular interest in environmental conservation and sustainable design and development.
His awards include: the 2010 Distinguished Alumni Service Award, Yale Unviversity School of Forestry and Environmental Studies; the 2009 George B. Hartzog Award for Environmental Conservation; the 2008 American Publishers Professional and Scholarly Best Book of Year Award in Architecture and Urban Planning for the book “Biophilic Design;” the 2005 Outstanding Research Award for contributions to theory and science, from the North American Association for Environmental Education; the 1997 National Conservation Achievement Award, from the National Wildlife Federation; the 1990 Distinguished Individual Achievement Award, from the Society for Conservation Biology; the 1985 Best Publicatioin of Year Award, from the International Foundation for Environmental Conservation; and, the 1983 Special Achievement Award, from the National Wildlife Federation.
Dr. Kellert is also listed and described in “American Environmental Leaders: From Colonial Times to the Present.” He has served on committees of the National Academy of Sciences, and has been a member of the board of directors of many organizations. He has also authorred more than 150 publications.