Michael John Donoghue
Evolutionary biologist; Ecologist; Educator
Evolution and Ecology
G. Evelyn Hutchinson Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Director, Peabody Museum of Natural History. In systematic botany, pioneered the use of rigorous phylogenetic methods, helped to make the phylogenetic perspective centrally important in evolutionary biology, and established the importance of systematics, phylogenetic knowledge and historical frameworks in analyses of adaptation, biography, community ecology, and other topics.