Welcoming Dr. Simon Bird as Research Fellow!
February 13, 2015
We’re excited to welcome the final fellow to join NewKnowledge in early 2015: Dr. Simon Bird. As a fellow at NewKnowledge, he will advance our work in environmental education and urban conservation, with focus in informal learning. He brings years of research and fieldwork experience in ecology and conservation biology. Dr. Bird is a longtime colleague of NewKnowledge’s Chief Operating Officer, Dr. James Danoff-Burg. Previously they have studied the effects of invasive species on forest ecosystems together, among other endeavors. Currently Dr. Bird also currently serves Associate Dean of Students at Columbia University.