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About AOS

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Welcome to Our New Members of AOS Council!

We are excited to announce the winners of the 2021 AOS Council election! The Council is AOS’s governing body, made up of member volunteers who oversee the society’s strategic direction, policies, budget, and organizational planning.

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21 July 2021

Interacting with Your Invisible Audience | 4–5 pm (EDT) | Registration details coming soon!
Hosted by the AOS Student Affairs Committee as part of a monthly webinar series designed to help you prepare for the AOS & SCO-SOC 2021 Virtual Meeting.


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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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