Faculty - Frank Davis

Frank Davis

Frank Davis, Professor — Landscape Ecology, Conservation Planning
PhD, Geography and Environmental Engineering, Johns Hopkins University; BA, Biology, Williams College

Frank Davis brings conservation science and geographical analysis to bear in land use planning and the conservation of wild species. Davis heads the Biogeography Lab at the Bren School, and his research focuses on the landscape ecology of California plant communities, the design of protected-area network, rangeland and farmland conservation, and the biological implications of regional climate change.

[Note: Frank Davis is currently the Director of the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) in Santa Barbara. He is on 100% administrative leave from the Bren School and is currently not teaching courses, except for occasional short courses and independent-study projects.]

Contact Information:

Office: Bren Hall 3512

Phone: 805-893-3438
Fax: 805-893-7612

E-mail

Frank Davis's Home Page
Frank Davis Lab Page

Bren Courses Taught

Number

Title

201

Ecology of Managed Ecosystems

212

Biological Community Survey & Analysis

215

Landscape Ecology

270

Conservation Planning & Priority Setting

595 MESM/PhD Seminar: Conservation Planning – Wildlife Action Plans
595 PhD Seminar: Ecological Sustainability

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