Mary Firestone elected to National Academy of Sciences

May 08, 2017
Mary Firestone

Mary Firestone, a professor of soil microbiology in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, has been elected to The National Academy of Sciences. 

Firestone’s research involves the fundamental understanding of soil microbial ecology, and its applications to problems such as global change, sustainability, and biodegradation.

Professor Firestone is one of 84 new members and 21 foreign associates recently elected by the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. 

More about the award and the other recipients.