David M. Green

David M. Green

Professor and Director, Redpath Museum, McGill University (Montréal, QC)

November 18, 2010

David Green is a Professor of Biology at McGill University and Director of the
Redpath Museum. His research employs evidence from biochemical and
molecular genetic variation in frogs and toads to decipher the relationships of species, the structure of populations, and mechanisms of evolutionary change. His ecological study of Fowler’s toads (Bufo fowleri) at Long Point, Ontario has now run continuously for over two decades.

Dr. Green is past Chair of the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC), which determines the conservation status of Canadian wildlife; and former co-chair of COSEWIC’s Amphibians and Reptiles Specialist Subcommittee. He is a past member of the
Science Advisory Council of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans; Canadian representative on the IUCN Amphibian Specialist Group, an international network of professionals and volunteers organized to survey, map and monitor amphibian populations across the globe; Past
Biographical sketches as of November 2010 President of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles (SSAR); and Chair of the Recovery Team for Fowler’s Toad, a federally recognized threatened species in Canada.

Role: Panel Member
Report: Canadian Taxonomy: Exploring Biodiversity, Creating Opportunity (November 2010)