George Livingston holds a B.S. in Biology from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. in Ecology from the University of Texas. He recently completed a postdoc at the University of California, Davis. George has led diverse research projects on ecosystem resilience, biodiversity, agriculture, and science policy. He is the author of over ten publications. With the support of fellowships, he has spent time living and working alongside scientists in Mexico, Costa Rica, France, and Japan. He has also worked with the California Dept. of Pesticide Regulation and citrus growers. In the fall, George will be a AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow at the Dept. of Energy in Washington D.C. He grew up in the wilderness of Idaho and enjoys fishing, whitewater rafting, and cooking.