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Stephen Humphrey, college dean. Recipient Bill Sadowski Memorial Public Service award Florida Bar Association, 1995; grantee Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, since 1994.


Humphrey, Stephen was born in 1945.


Bachelor in Biology, Earlham College, 1966. Postgrad. in zoology, Southern Illinois University. Doctor of Philosophy, Oklahoma State University, 1971.


Assistant curator in mammalogy Florida State Museum, Gainesville, 1971-1976, associate curator in mammalogy, 1976-1980. Curator in ecology Florida Museum Natural History University Florida, 1980-1993, interim dean college natural resources and environment, 1993-1998, dean of college, since 1998. Affiliate professor zoology University Florida, 1972-1978, affiliate professor wildlife ecology, since 1981, provost's task force on natural resources and the environment, 1991-1992, vice president faculty coordinator committee for new college of natural resources and the environment, 1992-1993.

Commissioner, vice-chair environmental regulation commission Florida Department Environmental Protection, since 1991. Interim chair department wildlife ecology and conservation University Florida, 1996-1997.


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  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Endangered Animals of Thailand, 1990. Editor: Rare and Endangered Biota of Florida, volunteer 1 Mammals, 1992. Author: (book chapters) Biology of Bats of the New World Family Phyllostomatidae, 1979, Wild Mammals of North America: Biology, Management, and Economics, 1982, Animal Extinctions, 1985, Tropical Rain Forest: The Leeds Symposium, 1985.

      Author numerous monographs. Contributor over 50 articles to professional journals.


Chief Financial Officer Society for Conservation Biology, since 1990. Co-chair committee Save The Manatee, 1993-1995. Member American Society Mammalogists, British Ecological Society, Ecological Society of America, International Society Ecological Economics, Society for Conservation Biology, The Wildlife Society.


Married; 3 children.