Morgan Grove is a social scientist and Team Leader for the USDA Forest Service's Baltimore Urban Field Station and a Scholar in Residence at SESYNC (National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center). Morgan joined the USDA Forest Service in 1996 and has been a Co-Principal Investigator in the Baltimore Ecosystem Study (BES) since its beginning in 1997. Over time, Morgan has received several awards for his local work in Baltimore and its national and international relevance. In 2001, Morgan received the President’s Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers for his interdisciplinary research and the Forest Service’s Science Delivery and Technology Transfer awards for his work with decision makers to use science in their policies and management. 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.
Morgan has a B.A. from Yale College with a dual degree in Architecture and Environmental Studies, a M.F.S. in Community Forestry from Yale University and a Ph.D. in Social Ecology from Yale University.
Link: USDA Forest Service Baltimore Field Station