Douglas McCauley

Faculty Director & Associate Professor
Environmental Science, Policy and Management at UC Berkeley
Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology at UC Santa Barbara
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Doug McCauley

Douglas McCauley is an Associate Adjunct Professor in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management at UC Berkeley and an Associate Professor in the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology at UC Santa Barbara. Doug is an ecologist and conservation biologist that uses a diverse suite of methods to better understand how nature works and to create new applied research tools to better manage and conserve biodiversity. His research often involves leveraging the power of new technologies and insight from data science to address complex environmental problems and bring together the diverse stakeholders needed to effectively implement these solutions. Doug leads the Benioff Ocean Initiative at UC Santa Barbara. He was named a Sloan Research Fellow in the Ocean Sciences and he serves on the World Economic Forum's Friends of Ocean Action leadership team.