Bruce Menge

Oregon State University

Bruce A. Menge is a Distinguished Professor and the Wayne and Gladys Valley Endowed Professor of Marine Biology in the Department of Integrative Biology at Oregon State University. He studies marine community ecology, meta-ecosystem ecology, and physiological ecology, with a focus on how these aspects of coastal ecosystems are impacted by climate change and ocean acidification. He is a lead and founding PI for PISCO and OMEGAS, the Ocean Margin Ecosystem Group for Acidification Studies, a similar consortium of scientists studying the impacts of ocean acidification. Dr. Menge has authored or co-authored >150 refereed research papers, and has been recognized as as one of the 0.5% of the most cited ecologists throughout his career (ISI Highly, 2002). Honors include the George Mercer Award (1979) for the Best Paper in Ecology, John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship (1994-95), Honorary Doctor of Science degree at Southampton College of Long Island University (1999), and the Western Society of Naturalists’ Lifetime Achievement Award (2010). He received a BA in Zoology at the University of Minnesota in 1965 and a PhD in Zoology at the University of Washington in 1970.