J. Morgan Grove

Visiting Scholar in Residence

Dr. Morgan Grove is a social scientist and team leader at the Baltimore Field Station for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Forest Service, as well as a lecturer at Yale University. He joined the USDA Forest Service in 1996 and has been a Co-Principal Investigator in the Baltimore Ecosystem Study since its beginning in 1997. Morgan was a scholar in residence at SESYNC from 2016 to 2018, where he co-led SESYNC’s postdoctoral Immersion Program. Morgan is the lead author for The Baltimore School of Urban Ecology: Space, Scale, and Time for the Study of Cities, which advances a new school of urban ecology for the 21st century. He co-edited a companion book, Science for the Sustainable City: Empirical Insights from the Baltimore School of Urban Ecology. Morgan has a BA from Yale College with a dual degree in Architecture and Environmental Studies, an MFS in Community Forestry from Yale University, and a PhD in Social Ecology from Yale University.

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2016 - 2018
Research Interests
urban ecology
transdisciplinary research
Methods of Expertise
quantitative analysis
long-term data
data synthesis