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Terry L. Root
Professor (by courtesy), Department of Biological Sciences
Senior Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment

Dr. Root is a Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment, and Professor, by courtesy, in the department of Biology. She received her B.S. in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of New Mexico, and continued on to earn her M.A. in Biology from the University of Colorado and a Ph.D in Biology from Princeton University. 

Her research interests include synergistic effects of human and natural disturbances on the viability of species and populations over the next several centuries, biogeographic influence and ecological consequences of current and future rapid climate change on species around the globe, enhancing communications between scientists, policy makers and the general public, and attrition rate of women in science.

Further information is available from her website.