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Thomas Edward Lacher, Jr.
Born: 1949 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Other Names: Lacher, Thomas Edward
Nationality: American
Occupation: Scientist
Updated:Jan. 1, 2008
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Personal Data: b Pittsburgh, Pa, August 9, 1949; m 1978, Susana; c Iara L & Lais M. Education: Univ Pittsburgh, BS, 1972, PhD (biol sci), 1980. Honors & Awards: Caesar Kleberg Endowed Professorship, Wildlife Ecology, Texas A&M Univ, 1996. Professional Experience: Sr VP, Conservation Int, 2002-; PROF, DEPT WILDLIFE & FISHERIES SCI, TEX A&M UNIV, 1996-2004; Empresa Brazil Pesquisa Agropecuaria, 1988 & Kellogg Found, 1991; mem, Working Group Comt Nat Inst Environ, 1990-1992; mem, Species Survival Comm IUCN, 1989-; dir trop ecol & prof, Dept Aquacult, Fisheries & Wildlife & Dept Environ Toxicol, Clemson Univ, 1989-1996; consult, World Wildlife Fund, 1986; Vis prof, Univ Fed Minas Gerais, 1986; from asst prof to assoc prof environ studies, Western Wash Univ, 1981-1989; asst prof zool, Univ Brazil, 1979-1981; Teaching asst biol, Univ Pittsburgh, 1972-1979. Memberships: AAAS; Am Soc Mammalogists; Ecol Soc Am; Asn Trop Biol; Am Asn Naturalists; Soc Conserv Biol. Research Statement & Publications: Research on the ecology and conservation of tropical ecosystems; ecological research emphasizes the structure and function of communities of mammals; conservation focuses on monitoring of biodiversity status. Mailing Address: Conservation International, 1919 M St, NW Ste 600, Washington, DC 20036. Fax: 202-912-0772. E-Mail:

Source Citation   (MLA 8th Edition)
"Thomas Edward Lacher, Jr." American Men & Women of Science: A Biographical Directory of Today's Leaders in Physical, Biological, and Related Sciences, Gale, 2008. Biography In Context, Accessed 21 Nov. 2018.

Gale Document Number: GALE|K3099064768