Paul A. Johnsgard

Paul A. Johnsgard is Foundation Professor of Biological Sciences Emeritus at the School of Biological Sciences, University of Nebraska–Lincoln. He is the world's most prolific author of ornithological literature, having published nearly 70 books, five works of fiction, and more than 100 peer-reviewed and 150 nature-related articles. He has been awarded the Distinguished Teaching Award, Outstanding Research and Creative Activity Award, and an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of Nebraska, and in recognition of his ornithological writing and conservation work was awarded a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, the National Wildlife Federation’s National Conservation Achievement Award, the National Audubon Society’s Charles H.Callahan Award, and the American Ornithologists’ Union’s Ralph Schreiber Conservation Award.