McGill named lifetime honorary Fellow of the Ecological Society of America

Brian McGill, a professor of biological science at the University of Maine, was named a lifetime honorary fellow of the Ecological Society of America.

The society established its fellowship program in 2012 with the goal of honoring its members and supporting their competitiveness and advancement to leadership positions in the society, at their institutions, and in broader society, according to a release from the society.

McGill also has a dual appointment in UMaine’s Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions and a cooperating appointment with the UMaine Climate Change Institute. He was recognized for important contributions to the fields of macroecology, population and community ecology, spatial ecology and global change, and for exceptional service to the discipline via editorial work and his Dynamic Ecology blog.