Forest Ecosystems & Society
2012 - PhD in Forestry and Wildlife, Oregon State University, College of Forestry, Department of Forest Resources
2006 - MA in Conservation Biology and Environmental Writing, Prescott College, Prescott, Arizona
1989 - BFA in painting, California State University, Long Beach
- Community Ecology
- Fire Ecology
- Restoration Ecology
- Traditional Ecological Knowledge
- Wildlife Ecology
Other research interests: bison and Traditional Ecological Knowledge; large carnivore conservation, botany. Research Projects: BLM Fort Belknap Indian Community Grassland Restoration Project; Bison, Elk, Fire, and Wolf Ecology in Aspen and Grassland Communities in Waterton Lakes National Park: A Multi-Trophic Level Landscape-Scale Study; Trophic Cascades Involving Humans, Keystone Predators, Elk, and Aspen in North-Central Colorado; Trophic Cascades Involving Humans, Wolves, Elk and Aspen in the Crown of the Continent Ecosystem; and Southwest Alberta Montane Research Program.
- Eisenberg, C. 2020. “Afterword: Cultural Keystone Species and Traditional Ecological Knowledge on the Northern Plains and Beyond,” In Grace Morgan, Beaver, Bison, Horse: An Indigenous Ecology of the Prairies (Regina, Sask: University of Regina Press).
- Aronson, J., Goodwin, N., Orlando, L., Eisenberg, C., & Cross, A. T. 2020. A World of Possibilities: Six Restoration Strategies to support the United Nation's Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. Restoration Ecology 28 (4):730-736.
- Gann, G., T. McDonald, B. Walder, J. Aronson, C. R. Nelson, J. Jonson, C. Eisenberg, J. G. Hallet, M. R. Guariguata, J. Liu, F. Hua, C. Echeverria, and K. W. Dixon. 2019. International Principles and Standards for the Practice of Ecological Restoration. Restoration Ecology (S1):S1-S46.
- Eisenberg, C., C. L. Anderson, A. Collingwood, R. Sissons, C. J. Dunn, G. W. Meigs, D. E. Hibbs. S. Murphy, S. Dakin Kuiper, J. SpearkChief-Morris, L. Little Bear, B. Johnston, and C. B. Edson. 2019 Out of the Ashes: Ecological Resilience to Extreme Wildfire, Prescribed Burns, and Indigenous Burning in Ecosystems. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution (7):436.
- Eisenberg, C. 2018. “Conserving Biological Diversity,” in pp. 387-404 J. F. Franklin, K. N. Johnson, and D. Johnson, eds., Ecological Forest Management. Chicago: Waveland Press.
- McDonald, T., J. Aronson, G. Gann, and C. Eisenberg. 2018. The SER Standards, cultural ecosystems, and the nature-culture nexus – a reply to Evans & Davis. Restoration Ecology 27(2):243-246.
- Kirkland, M., C. Eisenberg, Bicerra, A., Bodmer, R. E., Mayor, P., and Axmacher J. C. 2018. Sustainable wildlife extraction by the Kukama-Kukamilla people of the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve, Peru. Oryx: 1-10.
- Eisenberg, C. 2018. Foreword. In pp. vii-xii, Paul. A. Colinvaux, Why Big Fierce Animals are Rare: An Ecologist’s Perspective (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press).
- Chandler, M., S. Rullman, J. Cousins, N. Esmail, E. Begin, G. Venicx, C. Eisenberg, and M. Studer. 2017. Ecological and social outcomes from 7 years of citizen science evaluation: Use of a novel evaluation tool on Earthwatch-supported projects. Biological Conservation 208:163-173.
- Eisenberg, C. 2017. The science of open spaces: theory and practice for conserving large complex systems. Ecological Restoration 35(3): 276-277.
- Boukili, V. K. S., D. P. Bebber, T. Mortimer, G. Venicx, D. Lefcourt, M. Chandler, and C. Eisenberg. 2017 Assessing the performance of urban forest carbon sequestration models using direct measurements of tree growth. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening 24(3):212-221.
- Eisenberg, C., D. E. Hibbs, and W. J. Ripple. 2015. Effects of predation risk on elk landscape use in a wolf-dominated system. Canadian Journal of Zoology 93:99-111.
- Beschta, R. L., C. Eisenberg, J. Laundre, W. J. Ripple, and T. J. Rooney. 2014. Predation risk, elk, and aspen: tests of a behaviorally mediated trophic cascade in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem: Comment. Ecology 95(5):2669-2679.
- Eisenberg, C., D. E. Hibbs, W. J. Ripple, and H. Salwasser. 2014. Context dependence of elk vigilance and wolf predation risk. Canadian Journal of Zoology 92:727-736.
- Eisenberg, C., The Carnivore Way, Coexisting with and Conserving America’s Predators. Washington, DC: Island Press, 2014.
- Eisenberg, C., S. T. Seager, and D. E. Hibbs. 2013. Wolf, elk, and aspen food web relationships: Context and complexity. Forest Ecology and Management 299:70-80.
- Eisenberg, C., "Quantifying Wildness." in P. Hasbach, and P. Hahn, Eds., Rediscovery of the Wild. Massachusetts: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press, 2013.
- Seager, S. T., C. Eisenberg, and S. B. St. Clair. 2013. Patterns and consequences of ungulate herbivory on aspen in western North America. Forest Ecology and Management 299:81-90.
- Rogers, P., C. Eisenberg, and S. B. St. Clair. 2013. Resilience in quaking aspen: Recent advances and future needs. Forest Ecology and Management 299:1-5.
- Eisenberg, C., "Lessons from 763," in T. Fleischner, ed., The Way of Natural History. San Antonio: Trinity University Press, 2011.
- Eisenberg, C., The Wolf’s Tooth: Keystone Predators, Trophic Cascades, and Biodiversity. April 2010. Washington, DC: Island Press, 248 p. more info