Roman, Joe

Joe Roman is a conservation biologist and author at the University of Vermont. He received his Ph.D. in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology from Harvard University. Roman’s conservation research has been published in Science, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Trends in Ecology and Evolution, and other journals. His science and nature writing has appeared in The New York Times, New Scientist, Audubon, Conservation, and other venues.  Joe Roman is the author of Listed, featured on Rorotoko, and of the cultural history Whale (Reaktion 2006).  More information can be found at

On Rorotoko:

On his book Listed: Dispatches from America’s Endangered Species Act
(Our Cover Feature of September 27, 2011)

On ecological economics
(Our Cover Feature of November 01, 2011)