AOS welcomes new Communications Specialist

AOS is excited to welcome Rebecca Heisman as our new Communications Specialist! Rebecca will be working part time through the end of the year and joining AOS as our first full-time communications staff member in January 2019. Among other duties, Rebecca will be taking the reins of AOS’s Twitter account, Facebook page, and website. Rebecca … Continue reading AOS welcomes new Communications Specialist

Importance of Participating in the Process of Nominations

A great way to become engaged in your society is to participate in annual nominations and elections for Officers and Councilors. We invite all members to submit nominations for the four AOS Elective Councilor positions, the AOS Secretary and the AOS Treasurer. Nominations should be submitted to the Secretary by 30 November 2018. Note: nominations … Continue reading Importance of Participating in the Process of Nominations

Faces of AOS: Evan M. Adams Bio

• Email: evan.adams@briloon.org • Twitter Handle: @eco_evan • Website/Blog/Etc: http://www.briloon.org/evan-adams-m-s-ph-d-candidate • My position with AOS: Early Professional Committee Member and Subcommittee -- Professional Development Co-Chair • My current full-time title and institution: Quantitative Ecologist, Biodiversity Research Institute • My current career stage: Early Professional • My lineage of mentors/labs: Masters- Peter Frederick at the University … Continue reading Faces of AOS: Evan M. Adams Bio

Faces of AOS: Scott Sillett Bio

• Email: silletts@si.edu • Twitter Handle: @ScottSillett • Website/Blog/Etc: https://nationalzoo.si.edu/conservation/t-scott-sillett • My position with AOS: Fellow; Editor in Chief of The Auk, beginning August 2018 • My current full-time title and institution: Research Wildlife Biologist, Smithsonian Institution • My current career stage: Mid-Career • My lineage of mentors/labs: Undergrad: Stephen Russell, William Calder, University of … Continue reading Faces of AOS: Scott Sillett Bio

Scott Sillett named Editor-in-chief of The Auk: Ornithological Advances, a journal of the American Ornithological Society

The American Ornithological Society (AOS) announces the appointment of T. Scott Sillett as the 19theditor-in-chief of the international journal, The Auk: Ornithological Advances, one of two peer-reviewed journals published by the AOS. Dr. Sillett brings a powerful combination of scientific breadth and accomplishment, editorial experience, and vision for the journal at the global level. He will … Continue reading Scott Sillett named Editor-in-chief of The Auk: Ornithological Advances, a journal of the American Ornithological Society