Dr. Gerber is a Professor of Conservation Science and Founding Director of the Center for Biodiversity Outcomes at Arizona State University.
Dr. Gerber is a Professor of Conservation Science and Founding Director of the Center for Biodiversity Outcomes at Arizona State University. Gerber is a preeminent voice in the international discourse about biodiversity policy and sustainable development and has published more than 150 publications in leading scientific journals. She is fascinated by understanding pathways to coproduce impactful science and has a prolific and diverse record of editorials commentary and position pieces. Topics range from economic approaches to investment in endangered species recovery to the marriage of business and ecology. Gerber enjoys collaborating with non-academic sectors and has worked with the corporate sector in developing innovative methods of biodiversity conservation and corporate biodiversity accountability. Gerber is a Fellow with the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences the Ecological Society of America and the Aldo Leopold Leadership Program and recently served as a lead author of the UN Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Global Assessment.