Awards and Honors: Kelt is president-elect of American Society of Mammalogists

Aug 04, 2016 John Stumbos
Professor Douglas Kelt in the Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology is the president-elect of the ASM.

“This is a highly prestigious position in one of the United States’ oldest and most influential scientific societies,” said WFCB department chair John Eadie. “Professor Kelt’s election is a great honor for the Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, the College of Agricultural and Environmental Science, and the UC Davis campus.”

The Society promotes and supports the study of mammals and is one of the most influential societies addressing all facets of the science of mammalogy, including ecology, systematics, biogeography, behavior, physiology, morphology, and management and conservation.

The ASM includes members from numerous countries, publishes the most widely read and highly ranked journal on mammal biology, Journal of Mammalogy. Presidents serve a two-year term. Since 1999, the Society has added a two-year term as president-elect to groom incoming presidents.

Doug Kelt
Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology
[email protected]

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