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David
Secord
dave4317@gmail.com
Affiliate Associate Professor, School of Marine and Environmental Affairs; Program Officer, Alaska and British Columbia, Wilburforce Foundation, Seattle.

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., Zoology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, August 1995
  • B. A., Ecology and Evolution, Pomona College, Claremont, CA, May 1989
  • PhD. Dissertation Title:  Host Specificity and Symbiotic Interactions in Sea Anemones
    (Robert T. Paine, advisor)

POSITIONS HELD

  • Director/Co-Director, Program on the Environment, University of Washington, 2004-2007
  • Research Associate Professor, School of Marine Affairs, University of Washington, 2006-07
  • Assistant to Associate Adjunct Professor of Biology, University of Washington, 1999-2007
  • Assistant to Associate Professor of Biology, University of Washington Tacoma, 1996-2006
  • Co-Founder and Coordinator, Environmental Science/Studies, UW-Tacoma, 1996-2004
  • Visiting Investigator, University of Maine Darling Marine Center, Walpole, ME, 2002-2003
  • Assistant Professor of Biology, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA, 1995-1996
  • Instructor of Biology, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA, 1995

GENERAL AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Population and Community Ecology
  • Biological Invasions: Science and Policy
  • Marine Conservation and Marine Invertebrates
  • Human Dimensions of the Marine Environment
  • Interactions Between Humans and Marine Organisms
  • Environmental Science, Policy and Communications
  • Interdisciplinary Science Education and Conservation

SPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIP AND RESEARCH FOCI

  • Biology of symbiosis, using sea anemones and unicellular algae as a model system. 
  • Field ecology of intertidal marine invertebrates, especially clonal species.
  • Invasions of non-indigenous marine species and the potential for and risks of their biological control. 
  • Prevention and control of aquatic nuisance species.
  • History and diversity of human interactions with marine invertebrates.
  • The scientific and economic costs of taxonomic ignorance.
  • Communicating environmental science to decision makers and the public.
  • Interdisciplinary graduate and undergraduate environmental program development.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

University of Washington, Seattle:

  • Choices and Change in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Summer 2005
  • Comparative International Perspectives on Cities and the Environment, Winter 2006
  • Environmental Studies: Interdisciplinary Foundations, [Fall 2006]

University of Washington, Tacoma:

  • Evolution (lecture, discussion, computer labs), four offerings since 1996.
  • Issues in Biological Conservation (lecture, discussion), four offerings since 1996.
  • Ecology and its Applications (lecture, field, & lab), five offerings since 1996.
  • Introduction to Environmental Science (lecture and labs), four offerings since 1996.
  • Marine Ecology (lecture, lab, extensive field work), seven offerings since 1996.
  • Field Methods in Marine Research (field course in Clayoquot Sound, BC), Summer 1998.
  • Tools and Methods for Environmental Science, Fall 1998.
  • Natural History of Ecuador and Its Galapagos Islands, Summer 2000 field course.
  • History and Ecology of Biological Invasions, Spring 2001.
  • Environmental Biology of Marine Invertebrates (lecture, lab, discussion), Winter 2002.
  • Environmental Research Seminar (lecture, discussion, and exercises), Fall 2001.
  • Environmental Science Capstone Senior Seminar, Spring 2004.
  • Supervised 8-12 independent study, internship, or MA students annually, 1996-2004.

Current University of Washington Doctoral Committees:

  • Dawn Vaughn, Department of Biology
  • Suzanne Weghorst, Special Independent Ph.D. Program
  • Dan Morgan, Earth and Space Sciences

University of Puget Sound:

  • General Ecology (lecture, lab, field work, and projects), Fall 1995 and Spring 1996.
  • Principles of Biology (laboratory), Fall 1995.
  • The Diversity of Life (lecture and laboratory), Spring 1996.
  • Supervised two senior research theses and served as reader on three others, 1995-1996.

Western Washington University:

  • Coral Reef Ecology (lecture and discussion), Spring 1995.

AWARDS, HONORS, AND GRANTS

  • Brotman Award for Instructional Excellence, University of Washington, 2007
  • Fellow, International Canadian Summer Institute, 2006
  • Fellow, Aldo Leopold Leadership Program, 2004
  • Brotman Award for Instructional Excellence, University of Washington, 2004
  • Secured and/or managed several external grants/gifts for environmental education at the Program on the Environment, including:
    • Henry M. Luce Foundation: Environmental Management Keystone Projects
    • Lucky Seven Foundation: Student Travel to Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
    • Businessman Tom Campion, CEO Zumiez Inc: Student Travel Scholarships to ANWR
    • Seattle Biotech Legacy Foundation: Graduate Program in Conservation of Living Systems
    • Canadian Consulate of Seattle: Arctic Energy Symposium
  • UW Tacoma Founders’ Endowment Grant.  Environmental History of Interactions Between Humans and Marine Invertebrates.  $5,000.  [2003-2004]
  • UW Tacoma Distinguished Teaching Award Nominee, 2001-2002
  • UW Tacoma Founders’ Endowment Grant.  Field Research on Biological Invasions and the Construction of a UW Tacoma Biological Image Collection.  $7,598.  [2001-2002]
  • University of Washington Institute for Teaching Excellence, 2001
  • UW Tacoma Distinguished Teaching Award Nominee, 1999-2000
  • Marine Invasive Species Team (MIST): Regional Outreach on Non-Indigenous Species. 
  • National Sea Grant Program (NOAA), $97,032.  [2000-2002]
  • Supplemental Award on Marine Invasive Species Outreach, Washington Sea Grant, $27,617. [2001-2002]
  • The University of Washington Restoration Ecology Network (UW Tools for Transformation Program).  $364,535.  [1999-2002]
  • UW-Tacoma Founders’ Endowment Grant.  Enhancing interdisciplinary scholarship, teaching, and community service at UWT through the study of invasive species in Puget Sound.  $5,920.  [1999-2000]
  • National Science Foundation. Integrating Authentic Research Into Undergraduate Science Majors' and Non-majors’ Curricula: Automated DNA Sequencing and Genotyping at a Consortium of Three Tacoma-Area Universities. $50,853.  [1998-2000]
  • UW-Tacoma Founders Endowment Grant. Origins and Maintenance of Biodiversity: A Proposal to Integrate Evolution and Conservation Biology Curricula at UWT.  $5000.  [1997-1998]
  • Pew Foundation Preparing Future Faculty Teaching Mentor (1995-6)
  • Phycological Society of America Grant-in-Aid of Research (1994)
  • Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid of Research (1994)
  • Lerner Gray Fund for Marine Research of the American Museum of Natural History (1994)
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship (1989-1994)

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

  • Simon Fraser University, Department of Biology, Burnaby, BC, Canada, November 2006.
  • Council of Environmental Deans and Directors, Minneapolis, MN, July 2006.
  • Seattle Arts & Lectures, Introductory Lecture for Peter Matthiessen, Seattle, WA, April 2006.
  • Marine Science and Technology Center, Science on the Sound, Des Moines, WA, April 2006.
  • University of British Columbia, IRES, Vancouver, BC, Canada, March 2006.
  • University of Melbourne, Land and Food Sciences, Melbourne, Australia, February 2006.
  • Friday Harbor Laboratories, University of Washington, Friday Harbor, WA, November 2005.
  • EPA Ecology-Economics of Invasive Species Workshop, Washington, DC, July 2005.
  • Jackson School of International Studies, UW/Community College Workshop, July 2005.
  • University of Washington Founders’ Weekend, Alderbrook Resort, July 2005.
  • Forum on Science, Ethics and Policy, University of Washington, Seattle, April 2005.
  • Puget Sound / Georgia Basin Research Conference, Seattle, WA, March 2005.
  • Faculty for the 21st Century, Project Kaleidoscope, Dallas, TX, October 2004.
  • Keynote Address, Northwest Biology Instructors’ Association, Tacoma, WA, April 2004.
  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography (UC San Diego), La Jolla, CA, February 2004.
  • University of Puget Sound, Thompson Science Seminar Series, Tacoma, WA, January 2004.
  • Franklin and Marshall College, Biology Department, Lancaster, PA, March 2003.
  • Smith College, Biology Department, Northampton, MA, February 2003.
  • University of Massachusetts at Boston, ECOS Department, February 2003.
  • University of Maine at Orono, School of Marine Science, January 2003.
  • University of New Hampshire at Durham, Biology Department, December 2002.
  • Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, Tacoma, WA, May 2002.
  • University of Washington at Seattle, School of Oceanography, April 2002.
  • Washington State Aquatic Nuisance Species Committee, April 2002.
  • Pacific Lutheran University, Biology Department, March 2002.
  • Keynote Address, Ocean Career Day, Seattle Aquarium, February 2002.
  • Oregon State University, Hatfield Marine Science Center, Newport, OR, May 2001.
  • University of Puget Sound, Biology Department, February 2000.
  • National Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force, Olympia, WA, August 1999.
  • Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge Seminar Series, July 1999.
  • University of Washington at Seattle, Department of Zoology, January 1999.
  • Washington State University, Vancouver, Science Faculty Group, December 1998.
  • University of Puget Sound, Biology Department, November 1998.
  • University of Puget Sound, Thompson Science Seminar Series, February 1996.
  • Colorado College, Preparing Future Faculty national conference, July 1995.
  • University of Malaya, Department of Zoology, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, March 1995.
  • Council of Graduate Schools National Conference, Seattle, WA, December 1994.
  • Western Washington U., Shannon Point Marine Center, Anacortes, WA, March 1994.

CONTRIBUTED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND SYMPOSIA

  • American Association for Sustainability in Higher Education, Tempe, AZ, October 2006
  • Society for Conservation Biology, San Jose, CA, June 2006
  • Society for Conservation Biology, New York, NY, July 2004
  • Massachusetts Bays Program, “Eyes on the Estuaries”, Boston, MA, November 2002
  • Western Society of Naturalists, Ventura, CA, November 2001
  • Second International Conference on Marine Bioinvasions, New Orleans, LA, April 2001
  • Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Chicago, IL, January 2001
  • Western Society of Naturalists, Portland, OR, December 2000
  • American Society for Environmental History, Tacoma, WA, March 2000
  • Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology, Atlanta, GA, January 2000
  • Society for Ecological Restoration, San Francisco, CA, September 1999
  • Ecological Society of America, Spokane, WA, August 1999, two presentations
  • National Conference on Marine Bioinvasions, Cambridge, MA, January 1999
  • American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, December 1998
  • Sigma Xi National Conference, Vancouver, BC, November 1998
  • Western Society of Naturalists, Monterey, CA, December 1997
  • Ecological Society of America, Providence, RI, August 1996
  • Western Society of Naturalists, Port Townsend, WA, January 1996
  • American Society of Zoologists, St. Louis, MO, January 1995
  • American Society of Limnology and Oceanography/Phycological Society of America Joint Symposium on Algal Symbiosis, Miami, FL, June 1994
  • Pacific Ecology Conference, Bamfield, BC, Canada.  March 1994
  • West Coast Coelenterate Colloquium, Whidbey Island, WA.  July 1993

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

  • Science Advisory Group, Seattle Biotech Legacy Foundation, 2007-
  • External Consultant, Marine Biology Search, Pacific Lutheran University, 2006
  • External Consultant, Environmental Science Program, University of British Columbia, 2006
  • Reviewer, New York State Sea Grant Program, 2006
  • Reviewer, University of Chicago Press, 2006
  • Reviewer, National Geographic Society, 2006
  • Board of Directors, Pacific Shellfish Institute, 2005-
  • External Tenure Reviewer, University of Alaska School of Fisheries & Ocean Sciences, 2005
  • Curriculum for the Bioregion Project, Steering Committee, 2005-
  • South Africa National Research Foundation, Grant Reviewer, 2004
  • Co-Organizer, Northwest Biology Instructors’ Conference, 2004
  • Environmental Science Program Consultant, University of Massachusetts at Boston, 2003
  • National Sea Grant College Program, Grant Reviewer, 2003
  • Advisory Committee, 3rd International Conference on Marine Bioinvasions, 2002-2003
  • National Science Foundation, Grant Reviewer, 2002, 2003
  • External Faculty Reviewer, Oregon State University Sea Grant Program, 2002
  • Pt. Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, Conservation Research & Animal Care Committee, 2002-
  • Washington State Aquatic Nuisance Species Committee, 2000-present
  • Advisory Committee, 2nd International Conference on Marine Bioinvasions, 2000-2001
  • Invasive Species Education Trunk Advisory Committee, US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2000
  • Guest Speaker, UW Graduate School Preparing Future Faculty Seminar, 1998 and 2000
  • Testimony on Ballast Water Legislation, WA State House of Representatives, January 2000
  • Best Student Paper Judge (section chair), Western Society of Naturalists, 2000 meeting
  • Best Student Paper Judge, Ecological Society of America, 1999 meeting
  • Best Student Paper Judge, Society for Conservation Biology, 1997 meeting
  • Regular reviewer of manuscripts for Marine Biology, Biological Bulletin, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Invertebrate Biology, Journal of Animal Ecology, Biological Invasions, Marine Ecology Progress Series, Environmental Management
  • Grant Reviewer, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, 1999
  • Program Chair and Vice President, Mt. Tahoma Chapter, Sigma Xi, 1998-9
  • Reviewer, Prentice Hall and Sinauer Associates (several ecology or environmental sci. texts)
  • Author of seven Western Regional Updates to support a Prentice-Hall env. science textbook
  • Beta-tester and reviewer, EcoBeaker ecological simulation software, Sinauer Associates
  • Preparing Future Faculty, UWS Steering Committee and Tacoma coordinator, 1994-6
  • Research Mentor, Mellon Foundation Minorities in Marine Science Program, 1994
  • Organizer, Pacific Ecology Conference, March 1992

SELECTED INSTITUTIONAL SERVICE (UW Tacoma, UW Seattle, and UW System)

  • Faculty Senate Committee on Interdisciplinary Research, 2007
  • Program on Values in Society, Advisory Board, 2006-
  • UW-Rural Community Partnerships Campus Advisory Committee, 2006-
  • Tenure & Promotion Committee, Dr. J. Mobus, Milgard School of Business (UWT), 2005
  • Selection Committee, Brotman Award for Instructional Excellence, UW Seattle, 2005
  • Interview Committee, Office of Undergraduate Education Development Director, 2005
  • Network of Interdisciplinary Initiatives Working Group, The Graduate School, 2005-
  • Executive Steering Committee, University of Washington Earth Initiative, 2004-
  • Chair, Tenure and Promotion Committee, Dr. John Banks, 2004
  • Chair, Tenure and Promotion Committee, Dr. James Gawel, 2004
  • Grant Reviewer, Royalty Research Fund, University of Washington, 2004, 2005
  • Puget Sound Campus Sustainability Network, UWT Campus Coordinator, 2004
  • Chancellor’s Research Task Force, UW Tacoma, 2004
  • Distinguished Scholar Award Selection Committee, UW Tacoma, 2004
  • Faculty Council, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, UW Tacoma, 2003-2004
  • Faculty Search Committee, Interdisciplinary Expository and Creative Writing, 2003-2004
  • Tenure and Promotion Committee, Dr. Jose Rios, UWT Science Education, 2003-2004
  • UW Graduate School, Huckabay Fellowships Selection Committee, 2001-2002
  • Faculty Search Interviewing Committee, Applied Mathematics, 2001-2002
  • Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences Writing Task Force, 2000-2004
  • Faculty Search Committee, Art History, 2000-2001
  • Faculty Search Interviewing Committee, Mass Communications, 2000-2001
  • Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences Faculty Workload Task Force, 2000-2001
  • University of Washington Restoration Ecology Network, UWT Coordinator, 1999-2000
    • Steering Committee, 1999-present
    • Curriculum Subcommittee, 1999-2000
  • Governing Board, University of Washington Program on the Environment, 1997-2004
    • Chair, 1999-2001
    • Personnel and Budget Committee, 1999-2002
    • Tri-Campus Environmental Programs Publications Committee, 2000-2001
    • Ad Hoc Committee on Assessment (for 5-year program review), 2001-2002
  • IAS Startup Funds Committee, 1999-2000 (replaced by IAS Faculty Council)
  • Co-Chair, Environmental Science Laboratory Coordinator Search Committee, 1999-2000
  • Interviewing Committee, UWT Campus Research Coordinator, 1999
  • UW Tacoma Faculty Field Tour Task Force, 1999 and 2000
  • Chair, Terrestrial Ecology Faculty Search Committee, UW-Tacoma, 1998-1999
  • Chair, Environmental Chemistry Faculty Search Committee, UW-Tacoma, 1998-1999
  • Tri-Campus Restoration Ecology Network Working Group, 1998-1999
  • Campus Technology Committee, UW-Tacoma, 1996-1999
  • Faculty-Staff Issues Committee, UW-Tacoma, 1996-1999
  • Interdisciplinary Writing Prize Committee and Judge, UW-Tacoma, 1998 & 1999
  • University of Washington Faculty Field Tour, 1998
  • Faculty Search Committee, Educational Technology, UW-Tacoma, 1997-1998
  • Faculty Advisor, Project Earth Student Organization, UW-Tacoma, 1996-2001
  • Fiscal/Support Manager Search Interview Committee, UW-Tacoma, 1996-1997
  • Faculty Search Committee, Science Education, UW-Tacoma, 1996-1997

SELECTED COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Guest Speaker, Epiphany Parish of Seattle, Seattle, WA, 2007
  • Guest Speaker, Caroline Kline Galland Home, Seattle, WA, 2006
  • Puget Sound Center for Urban Bay Research (Urban Waters), Consultant, 2003-2005
  • Sustainable Seattle Indicators and Strategies for Action Project, 2005
  • Guest Speaker, Temple Beth El, Tacoma, WA, 2002
  • Guest Speaker, The Summit at First Hill Retirement Home, Seattle, WA, 2001
  • Consultant, Tacoma Marine Science Center Planning Group, 2001-2002
  • Family Science Night, Wildwood Park Elementary School, Puyallup, WA, 2000 and 2001
  • Guest Speaker, Chinook Middle School, Sea-Tac, WA, 2000
  • Intel Science Fair Judge, 1999
  • Committee on Unclassified Marine Invertebrates and Fishes
  • Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife, 1999
  • Consultant, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Tacoma, WA 1998-present
  • City of Tacoma, Environmental Commissioner, 1997-2000
  • Hellyer Natural History Center at NorthwesTrek, Advisory Committee, 1997-2001
  • Earth Day Speaker, Evergreen Middle School, Redmond, WA, 1993
  • Guest Speaker, Greenwood High School, Greenwood, MS, 1993
  • Volunteer, Leschi and Dunlap Elementary Schools, Seattle, WA 1992-1995

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

  • American Institute of Biological Sciences
  • Council of Environmental Deans and Directors
  • Ecological Society of America
  • Society for Conservation Biology
  • Western Society of Naturalists

SELECTED OUTREACH/MEDIA/TESTIMONIAL ACTIVITIES

  • Aldo Leopold Leadership Fellow, 2004
  • Quoted on environmental topics in The News Tribune (Tacoma, WA), The Olympian (Olympia, WA), The Oregonian (Portland, OR), the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, the Seattle Times, and Grist. 
  • Several local television interviews on environmental issues.
  • Testimony in committees of the Washington State Legislature, and meetings with Members of Congress, on selected scientific and environmental issues. 
  • Op-ed piece published in The News Tribune (Tacoma). 
  • Letter to the editor on invasive species published in Sunset Magazine (2004). 
  • National interview on National Public Radio’s Weekend America (2005).
  • Three-hour live local radio interview on Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (2005).

PUBLICATIONS

Book

  • Secord, D. 2008. The Forgotten Animals: The Fascinating Story of How Marine Invertebrates have Shaped Human History and Culture.  Proposal in review at University of Chicago Press.

Peer-Reviewed Papers

  • Gold, Warren, Kern Ewing, John Banks, Martha Groom, Tom Hinckley, David Secord, Daniela Shebitz.  The University of Washington Restoration Ecology Network (UW-REN). Science 312: 1880-1881.
  • Granek, E. F., D. R. Brumbaugh, S. A. Heppell, S. S. Heppell, and D. Secord.  2005. A blueprint for the oceans: Implications of two national commission reports for conservation practitioners. Conservation Biology 19: 1008-1018.
  • Secord, D. and G. Muller-Parker. 2005. Symbiont replacement along a light gradient within an intertidal cave. Limnology and Oceanography 50: 272-278.
  • Secord, D. and K. Hemmelgarn. 2004. A field guide to non-native aquatic species of the Pacific  Northwest. Washington Sea Grant Program and University of Washington, Tacoma.
  • Secord, D. 2003. Biological Control of Marine Invasive Species: Cautionary Tales and Land-  Based Lessons. Biological Invasions 5: 117-131.
  • Greengrove, C. and D. Secord.  2003. Undergraduate Marine Research: Summer Field Program  for Nontraditional Students.  Journal of College Science Teaching 32: 316-321.
  • Secord, D. and C. Greengrove.  2002.  Something from Nothing: Environmental Science as a Vehicle  for Building Natural Sciences and Environmental Education into a New Interdisciplinary Urban  Public University.  Journal of Environmental Education 37: 32-37.
  • Secord, D.  2001.  Symbioses and Their Consequences for Community and Applied  Ecology.  Pp. 45-61 IN: Seckbach, Joseph, Ed.  Symbiosis: Mechanisms and Model  Systems.  Kluwer Academic Publishers: Dordrecht. 
  • Secord, D. and L. Augustine.  2000.  Biogeography and microhabitat variation in  temperate algal-invertebrate symbioses: zooxanthellae and zoochlorellae in two Pacific  intertidal sea anemones, Anthopleura elegantissima and A. xanthogrammica.   Invertebrate Biology 119: 139-146. 
  • Mills, C.E., A.N. Cohen, H.K. Berry, M.J. Wonham, B. Bingham, B. Bookheim, J.T. Carlton, J. W. Chapman, J. Cordell, L.H. Harris, T. Klinger, A.J. Kohn, C. Lambert, G. Lambert,  K. Li, D.L. Secord, and J. Toft. 2000. The 1998 Puget Sound Expedition: a shallow  water rapid assessment survey for nonindigenous species, with comparisons to San  Francisco Bay. Pp 130-138. In: Marine Bioinvasions: Proceedings of the First National  Conference, January 24-27, 1999 (Judith Pederson, editor), MIT Sea Grant Program,  Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • McFadden, C. S., R. K. Grosberg, B. B. Cameron, D. P. Karlton, and D. Secord.  1997.   Genetic  relationships within and between clonal and solitary forms of the sea anemone  Anthopleura elegantissima revisited:  evidence for the existence of two species.  Marine  Biology 128: 127-139. 
  • Secord, D. and P. Kareiva.  1996.  Perils and pitfalls in the host specificity paradigm.  BioScience 46: 448-453. 
  • Paine, R. T., J. L. Ruesink, A. Sun, E. L. Soulanille, M. J. Wonham, C. D. G. Harley, D. R.  Brumbaugh, and D. L. Secord.  1996.  Trouble on oiled waters:  Lessons from the  Exxon Valdez oil spill. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics   27: 197-235. 

Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts in Preparation

  • Mantua, N., Secord, D. and T. Rustan.  Choices and change in the Arctic National Wildlife  Refuge: extreme learning at the limits of interdisciplinarity.  To be submitted to  Conservation Biology.
  • Secord, D., A. Bidelspach, A. Stevens and J. Withey.  A new model for global partnerships in  environmental and sustainability education.  To be submitted to Bioscience.
  • Secord, D. and B. Coffey.  Comparative International Perspectives on Cities and the  Environment.  To be submitted to Journal of Geography.
  • Secord, D., M. Groom, J. Parrish, R. Rosenblatt, C. Ryan and C. Watterson. What is the academy  getting wrong?  Employer perspectives on graduate training in conservation.  To be  submitted to Conservation Biology.
  • Secord, D., J. S. Pearse, V. B. Pearse and C. E. Mills.   Does feeding, starvation, geography or  genetics determine division rate in clonal sea anemones?   Two common garden  experiments.  To be submitted to Ecology.
  • Secord, D. and D. Wall.  The cost of taxonomic ignorance to science and society.  To be  submitted to Science.
  • Published Book Reviews
  • Secord, D.  2006. Assembling the Pieces of the Invasive Species Puzzle.  A Review of Harold  Mooney et al.’s Invasive Alien Species: A New SynthesisEcology, In Press.
  • Secord, D.  2004. Deprogramming invasion biologists?  A review of David I. Theodoropoulos’s Invasion  Biology: Critique of a PseudoscienceEcology 85: 1172-1173.
  • Secord, D.  2001. Coral reef diversity and ecological theory.  A review of Ronald H. Karlson’s Dynamics  of Coral CommunitiesEcology 82: 302-303.
  • Selected Technical Reports and Other Publications
  • Secord, D.  2005.  Report on EPA Economic Impacts of Aquatic Invasive Species Workshop Held July 20- 21, 2005, Washington, DC, pages 85-87.  Resource available online at:  http://yosemite.epa.gov/EE/epa/eerm.nsf/vwSER/F2AFD9209E9F6FF28525712B00...?
  • Secord, D. and K. Hemmelgarn. 2005. A field guide to non-native species of Alaska.  Alaska Department  of Fish and Wildlife and University of Washington Program on the Environment.
  • Secord, D. 2004. Stop Animal and Plant Invaders. Letter, Sunset Magazine, December.
  • Hemmelgarn, K., D. Secord, J. Rupp, and P. Heimowitz.  2002.  Reducing the Impact: Using  Public Aquarium Exhibits For Aquatic Nonindigenous Species Education and Outreach.   Aquatic Invaders 13(1): 1-7.
  • Cohen, Andrew N., Helen D. Berry, Claudia E. Mills, David Milne, Kevin Britton-Simmons,  Marjorie J. Wonham, David L. Secord, Jessica A. Barkas, Brian Bingham, Betty E.  Bookheim, James A. Beyers, John W. Chapman, Jeff R. Cordell, Brett Dumbauld, Allan  Fukuyama, Leslie H. Harris, Alan J. Kohn, Kevin Li, Thomas F. Mumford Jr., Vasily  Radashevsky, Amy T. Sewell, and Kathy Welch.  2001.  Washington State Exotics  Expedition 2000:  A Rapid Survey of Exotic Species in the Shallow Waters of Elliott  Bay, Totten and Eld Inlets, and Willapa Bay.  Nearshore Habitat Program, Washington  State Department of Natural Resources, Olympia, WA.
  • Secord, David.  1998-2003.  Seven Western Regional Issues in Environmental Science [a  website supported by Prentice Hall and linked to Nebel and Wright’s Environmental  Science]. http://cwx.prenhall.com/bookbind/pubbooks/wright2/chapter4/deluxe.html.   Specific Essays:
  • Pacific Salmon and The Endangered Species Act
  • Impacts of Urbanization on Western Lakes: Are They Reversible?
  • The Dynamics of El Niño
  • Oils Well That Ends Well? The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill and Its Aftermath
  • The Wild, Wild West? Public Lands and the Concept of Wilderness
  • Invasions of Aquatic Non-Indigenous Species in Western States
  • Water Resources In The Arid West
  • Cohen, A., C. Mills, H. Berry, M. Wonham, B. Bingham, B. Bookheim, J. Carlton, J. Chapman,  J. Cordell, L. Harris, T. Klinger, A. Kohn, C. Lambert, G. Lambert, K. Li, D. Secord  and J. Toft. 1998. Report of the Puget Sound Expedition, September 8-16, 1998: a  Rapid Assessment survey of non-indigenous species in the shallow waters of Puget  Sound.  Washington State Department of Natural Resources, Olympia, Washington, 37  pages.
  • Secord, D. L.  1998.  Symbioses as species interactions in basic and applied ecology.   Symbiosis News 1(3): 4-9.
  •  Veit, R., G. Nevitt, E. Silverman, M. Groom, B. Agler, D. Grunbaum, and D. Secord.  1993.   Antarctic Marine Living Resources program:  Foraging behavior and spatial pattern of  pelagic birds at sea.  Antarctic J. United States 28: 198-200.

Published Book Reviews

  • Secord, D. 2006. Assembling the Pieces of the Invasive Species Puzzle. A Review of Harold Mooney et al.’s Invasive Alien Species: A New Synthesis. Ecology 87: 1868-1869. 
  • Secord, D. 2004. Deprogramming invasion biologists? A review of David I. Theodoropoulos’s Invasion Biology: Critique of a Pseudoscience. Ecology 85: 1172-1173.
  • Secord, D. 2001. Coral reef diversity and ecological theory. A review of Ronald H. Karlson’s Dynamics of Coral Communities. Ecology 82: 302-303.

Selected Technical Reports and Other Publications

Secord, D. 2005. Report on EPA Economic Impacts of Aquatic Invasive Species Workshop Held July 20-21, 2005, Washington, DC, pages 85-87. Resource available online at:             http://yosemite.epa.gov/EE/epa/eerm.nsf/vwSER/F2AFD9209E9F6FF28525712B004B74EE?

Secord, D. and K. Hemmelgarn. 2005. A field guide to non-native species of Alaska. Alaska Department of Fish and Wildlife and University of Washington Program on the Environment.

Secord, D. 2004. Stop Animal and Plant Invaders. Letter, Sunset Magazine, December.

Hemmelgarn, K., D. Secord, J. Rupp, and P. Heimowitz. 2002. Reducing the Impact: Using Public Aquarium Exhibits For Aquatic Nonindigenous Species Education and Outreach. Aquatic Invaders 13(1): 1-7.

Cohen, Andrew N., Helen D. Berry, Claudia E. Mills, David Milne, Kevin Britton-Simmons, Marjorie J. Wonham, David L. Secord, Jessica A. Barkas, Brian Bingham, Betty E. Bookheim, James A. Beyers, John W. Chapman, Jeff R. Cordell, Brett Dumbauld, Allan Fukuyama, Leslie H. Harris, Alan J. Kohn, Kevin Li, Thomas F. Mumford Jr., Vasily Radashevsky, Amy T. Sewell, and Kathy Welch. 2001. Washington State Exotics Expedition 2000: A Rapid Survey of Exotic Species in the Shallow Waters of Elliott Bay, Totten and Eld Inlets, and Willapa Bay. Nearshore Habitat Program, Washington State Department of Natural Resources, Olympia, WA.

Secord, David. 1998-2003. Seven Western Regional Issues in Environmental Science [a website supported by Prentice Hall and linked to Nebel and Wright’s Environmental Science]. http://cwx.prenhall.com/bookbind/pubbooks/wright2/chapter4/deluxe.html. Specific Essays:

  • Pacific Salmon and The Endangered Species Act
  • Impacts of Urbanization on Western Lakes: Are They Reversible?
  • The Dynamics of El Niño
  • Oils Well That Ends Well? The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill and Its Aftermath
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  • Water Resources In The Arid West 

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