Invited Lectures



Invited Lectures given by Eric R. Pianka



1965: Stanford University
University of Washington
University of Illinois (Urbana)

1966: Princeton University
University of California at Berkeley (A. A. A. S. Meetings)
Washington University (St. Louis)

1968: Princeton University
University of Texas at Austin
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (Panama)

1969: University of Missouri (Columbia)

1971: Stanford University
University of California at Los Angeles

1972: Texas A. and M. University
Kansas State University (Manhattan)
University of Texas Marine Science Institute

1973: University of California (Irvine)
University of California at Los Angeles
Princeton University
University of Maryland (College Park)

1974: University of Connecticut
Yale University
Colorado State University
North Texas State University
Duke University
University of California at Berkeley

1975: Utah State University (two lectures)
Baylor University
Carleton College (two lectures)
Oregon State University (Corvallis A. I. B. S. Meetings)
University of Oslo (Norway)
University of Lund (Sweden)

1976: University of Texas Marine Science Institute (Port Aransas)
Institute of Ecology (Guild Workshop, Denver)
Namib Desert Research Station (Gobabeb, Namibia)
Ohio State University (Colloquium Speaker in Biological Sciences)
University of Montana (two seminars), Graduate Student Selected Speaker
Chairman at Ecological Society of America meetings in New Orleans

1977: University of Nebraska (Lincoln)
University of Texas at Austin, Paleobiology Discussion Group
University of Florida (Symposium co-chairman and speaker)
University of Minnesota

1978: State University of New York at Albany
University of Oslo (Norway)
University of Kansas, Lawrence (Visiting Professor)
University of British Columbia (Vancouver)
University of Calgary
Miami University (Ohio)
Wayne State University, Graduate Student Selected Speaker
University of Michigan
University of Western Australia, Nedlands (two seminars)
Second International Congress of Ecology, Jerusalem (two lectures)

1979: Kansas State University (Manhattan)
University of Colorado (Boulder)

1980: University of Alberta (Edmonton, Canada)
University of Florida (Gainesville)
Uppsala University (Uppsala, Sweden)
University of Oslo (Oslo, Norway)
North Texas State University (Denton)
Oklahoma State University
American Society of Zoologists (Seattle)

1981: Visiting Professor, University of Puerto Rico (Rio Piedras and Mayaguez)

1982: University of California, Davis

1983: University of Alaska, Fairbanks

1985: Palm Springs Desert Museum
University of Vermont, Burlington

1986: Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago

1987: Brock University, St. Catherine, Ontario
Trinity University, San Antonio
Savannah River Ecology Laboratory
University of Tennessee
Texas A. &. M. University
Universitat der Zurich.

1988: University of Kansas, Lawrence
Trinity University, San Antonio
University of California at Irvine
University of California at Los Angeles.

1989: Dean's Speaker, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
San Diego State University
First World Congress of Herpetology, University of Kent,
Canterbury, UK (Plenary Lecture on Community Ecology)
Goldfield's Naturalists' Club, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.

1990: Invited Speaker, Symposium on "Indirect effects in
Fifth ecological networks,"International Congress of Ecology,
Yokohama, Japan (declined for lack of funds)
University of Western Australia, Nedlands

1991: University of Western Australia, Nedlands
C.S.I.R.O., Alice Springs
South Australian Museum
University of New England
University of Queensland
Queensland University of Technology
University of Wollongong
C.S.I.R.O., Canberra
Sydney University
World Health Organization, Kobe, Japan
University of Siena (Italy).

1992: Oak Ridge National Laboratory
York University, Canada, Graduate Student Selected Speaker
Department of Zoology and Museum of Natural History,
University of Oklahoma
First International Congress on Lacertids of the Mediterranean
Basin, University of Athens, Greece.

1993: Second World Congress of Herpetology, Adelaide

1994: Second World Congress of Herpetology, Adelaide
Second Venezuelan Congress of Ecology, Guanare
Institute of Botany, Academia Sinica, Taiwan (Plenary lecture
in symposium on biodiversity)
Stazione Zoologica "Anton Dohrn", Napoli, Italy
Temple Junior College (Sigma Xi)

1995: Texas A. & M. University, Graduate Student Selected Speaker
Edith Cowan University, Joondalup
Edith Cowan University, Mt. Lawley.

1997: University of Oregon, Eugene.

1998: University of Southeastern Louisiana
Seventh International Congress of Ecology (Intecol) Meetings,
Florence, Italy.

1999: Department of Marine Biology of Texas A&M University at Galveston
Keynote address, 19th Annual Midwest Ecology & Evolution
Conference, Kent State University, Graduate Student Selected Speaker.
Plenary lecture, 10th Ordinary General Meeting of Societas
Europaea Herpetologica, Natural History Museum of Crete, Irakleio
Plenary lecture, Asia Pacific Congress on the Biology of the
Environment,
National University of Singapore

2000: Opening Address, "A General Review of Zoological Trends During
the 20th Century"
18th International Congress of Zoology, Athens

2001: Sam Noble Museum of Natural History, University of Oklahoma
University of New Orleans
BOA group and ALBA, Norrkoping, Sweden
University of Guelph

2002: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Graduate Student Selected Speaker
Albertson College of Idaho
University of Western Australia
Northern Territory University, Darwin
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Herpetologie und Terrarienkunde,
Bad Orb, Germany

2003: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Graduate Student Selected Speaker
University of California, Irvine
University of California, Riverside

2004: Austin Herpetological Society
University of Oklahoma, Norman. Keynote address
University of Oklahoma, Norman. Reflections, last talk in
Herpetologists League session titled "Ecology and Evolution of
Reptiles: A Tribute to Eric Pianka"

Distinguished Lecturer, Arts and Sciences Distinguished Lecturer
Award at Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne


2005: Lawrence Slobodkin Lecture in Evolution, State University of New York,Stony Brook, Graduate Student Selected Speaker; University of Texas
Dean's Scholars Friday Lunch, College of Natural Science honors program;
Texas A & M. University Inaugural Address for Ecology, Evolution and
Behavior program; Third Multidisciplinary World Conference on Monitor
Lizards, Alexander Koenig Museum, Bonn, Germany.

2006: University of Southeastern Louisiana, Graduate Student Selected Speaker.
Texas Academy of Science, Distinguished Scientist, Lamar University
Distinguished Invited Speaker, Lucian Symposium, St. Edward's University
University of Texas at Arlington, Graduate Student Selected Speaker.


2007: University of Victoria, British Columbia, Graduate Student Selected
Speaker
.

2008: University of California at Santa Barbara
University of Washington (W.T. Edmondson Memorial Lecture),
Graduate Student Selected Speaker.

2009: University of Idaho
Keynote speaker, 4th Brazilian Meeting of Herpetology, Pirenopolis
Keynote speaker, Towards a Periodic Table of Lizard Niches (Power Point
Presentation, view with Safari), Texas Herpetological Society, Bryan, Texas
Keynote speaker, 10th Annual Graduate Student Symposium,
Department of Biology, University of Louisiana, Lafayette, Graduate
Student Selected Speaker
.

2010: Utah State University (declined due to logistical problems)

2011: Integrative Biology, University of Texas at Austin (2 seminars)
Invited Commentator, Festsprach for Henry Horn, Princeton University Graduate Program in Ecology, Dept. Zoologia, Universidade de Brasilia

2012: Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Distinguished Speaker Series,
Graduate Student Invited Speaker.
University of Wyoming, Program in Ecology, Graduate Student Invited Speaker