Stanford Experts

Paul R. Ehrlich

Title:
Emeritus Professor of Population Studies; Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Email:
pre@stanford.edu

Phone:
(650) 723-2413

Website:
https://profiles.stanford.edu/paul-ehrlich

Description

Professor Ehrlich conducts long-term studies of the structure, dynamics and genetics of natural butterfly populations.  He pioneered the study of (and continues to alert the public about) the problems of overpopulation, raising issues of population, resources and the environment as matters of public policy. He has a very wide range of expertise, including anthropology, biology, climate change, communication, economics, energy, environment, global warming, political science and psychology.