Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

About the PNAS Member Editor
Name Cairns, John
Location Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Primary Field Environmental Sciences and Ecology
 Election Citation
Cairns is the world leader of the critical new discipline of restoration ecology. He has effectively integrated knowledge from his investigation of the responses of ecosystems to stress and his theoretical and applied research on protozoa and fish into shaping this rapidly developing science of the rehabilitation of disturbed ecosystems.
 Research Interests
My research interests include fresh-water protist ecology, ecotoxicology, restoration ecology, biological monitoring, ecosystem services, co-evolution of human society and natural systems, and sustainable development.

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