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21 January 2022

Nominations due for positions on the 2022 AOS Council (deadline extended).

22 January 2022

Proposals due for Symposia and Roundtables for AOS & BC 2022 (deadline extended).

4 February 2022

Applications due for 2022 Student Research Awards.

15 February 2022

Nominations due for 2022 AOS Honorary Fellows (deadline extended).

1 March 2022

Abstract submissions due for Oral Presentations and Posters for AOS & BC 2022.

18 March 2022

Applications due for the 2022 Kessel Fellowship.

27 June–2 July 2022

American Ornithology & BirdsCaribbean 2022, a joint conference of the American Ornithological Society and BirdsCaribbean, with local hosts Para la Naturaleza and Sociedad Ornitológica Puertorriqueña, in San Juan, Puerto Rico.


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Why AOS Now?


  • Ph.D. candidate (3rd year) in the Lovette Lab at Cornell University (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology department)
  • Cornell Sloan Scholar
  • Former Co-chair of AOS Student Affairs Committee
  • Member of AOS Membership Committee, AOS Diversity and Inclusion Committee
  • Member of Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Committee on Diversity and Inclusion

“Birds are an exceptional vessel for appreciating the natural world, science communication, policy and advocacy. Ornithology brings many people together under this shared appreciation, and I love how AOS promotes a mission that every type of bird lover is welcome and respected in the community.”





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