Associate Professor of Biology, University of Richmond

Dr. Smallwood is interested in science policy and science diplomacy. He was selected as a Jefferson Science Fellow by the National Academies of Sciences for the 2018-19 academic year He has worked as a science advisor to individual US Senators and the Senate Homeland Security/Government Affairs committee. He was the director of the Wildlife Conservation Society’s program in Afghanistan (2008—2009), and ran the US State Department’s program for Iraqi scientists (2004-05). He teaches conservation biology, science policy, and ecology.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor of Biology, University of Richmond
  • 2016–2018
    Director, Environmental Studies