Professional Service

Canadian representative, U.S. National Committee, International Biological Program (1966-1970).
[National program for basic research on ecosystem structure and function]

Visiting Scientist, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw (1976).
[Aquatic ecosystem research]

Consultant, United Nations Environmental Program, Mexico (1976).
[Ecological land use planning]

Scientific Committee, U.S. Department of Commerce Fishery Management Council for the Western Pacific (1979-1984).
[U.S. fisheries management policy in the Exclusive Economic Zones of Hawaii, Samoa, Guam, and Micronesia, including review and approval of fisheries management plans]

Environmental Task Force for Alternative Energy Development, University of Hawaii (1979-1983).
[Biomass energy development]

Consultant, Hawaii Department of Fish and Game (1980-1981).
[Design of a fisheries data system]

Consultant, Pan American Health Organization (1986-1987).
[Design of ecological research on the malarial mosquito Anopheles albimanus in Central America]

Consultant, U.S. National Research Council, Board on Science and Technology for International Development (1986-1988).
[Research on the ecology of Anopheles albimanus in Guatemala and Colombia]

Guest Instructor, International Center for Public Health Research, University of South Carolina (1992).
[Course on community-based mosquito control for mid-level managers in health education and vector control]

Institute for Cultural Affairs (1993-1995).
[Workshop facilitator for development of a Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan for the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program in Louisiana]

Editorial Board, Society for Vector Ecology (1992-1999).
[Review manuscripts for the Journal]

Guest instructor, Japan International Development Agency’s Environmental Training Program (1996-2000)
[Workshops for mid-career environmental professionals from Asia, Latin America, and Africa]

Associate, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University (1996-2005)
[Moderator and contributor for workshops on human ecology in Southeast Asia]

Associate, Department of Medical Entomology, Nagasaki University (1998-2005)
[Biological control of dengue mosquitoes]

Chairman, Editorial Committee, Journal of Policy Studies (Japan) (2001-2003)
[Journal editor]

Guest instructor, United Nations University for Peace, Costa Rica (2003)
[Human ecology course for graduate students]

Consultant, International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (2003-2004)
[External oversight and human ecology education for a project to preserve economically valuable species of plants in Malaysian rainforests and ethno-botanical knowledge of aboriginal people who live in the forest]

Guest associate, U.S. Council of Environmental Deans and Directors (2003-2005)
[Incorporation of human ecology into the core curriculum of university environmental studies programs]

Guest convener, North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (2006)
[Week-long seminar for public school teachers in North Carolina: “Environmental Tipping Points: A New Direction for Environmental Education”]

Consultant, New Orleans Mosquito and Termite Control Board (2002 to date)
[Design and quality control for neighborhood community participation project to eradicate disease-transmitting mosquitoes using ecological methods; biological control to prevent mosquito production in 5,000 derelict swimming pools after Hurricane Katrina]

Smithsonian Institution Biodiversity Science and Education Initiative (2005 to date)
[Task force to develop a global research program for biodiversity science and education]

Affiliate professor, Department of Anthropology and Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii (2007 to date)
[Serve on thesis committees; guest lectures in courses]


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