he Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (F&ES) has appointed Marlyse Duguid ’10 M.F. ’16 Ph.D. the first Thomas G. Siccama Lecturer in Environmental Field Studies, a new position that emphasizes the teaching of field studies and ecology.
The endowed position, which was funded by more than $1.5 million in private contributions from F&ES alumni and friends, will ensure that future students benefit from hands-on instruction in environmental and field studies, natural history, soils, and local flora and fauna.
Duguid, who completed her Ph.D. in forest ecology last year, is a former Research Coordinator for the Yale School Forests. In addition to her master’s and doctoral degrees from F&ES she earned a bachelor’s degree in horticulture from the University of Connecticut.