Daniel Roby is currently the Assistant Unit Leader at the U.S. Geological Survey Oregon Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit and Professor of Wildlife Ecology in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at Oregon State University. He received a B.A. in biology from Antioch College, a M.S. in wildlife management from the University of Alaska in 1978, and a Ph.D. in biology from the University of Pennsylvania in 1986. Dr. Roby has conducted research on the ecology of seabirds in Alaska, Hawaii, Greenland, Newfoundland, South Georgia, and Antarctica, as well as throughout the Pacific Northwest. His primary area of research is the physiological ecology and conservation biology of seabirds, including the effects of global warming on seabird populations in the Bering Sea.