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Gerardo Ceballos

Gerardo Ceballos, Bolivian biology educator, researcher. Achievements include creation of Chamela-Cuixmala Biosphere Reserve, Jalisco; research on role of seasonality of climate in dry tropical forest for ecology and conservation of mammals; founder program to protect endangered mammals from extinction in Mexico.

Background

  • Ceballos, Gerardo was born on October 3, 1958 in Toluca, Mexico. Son of Oscar Ceballos and Leonor Gonozalez.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, University Wales, Bangor, 1982; Doctor of Philosophy, University Arizona, 1989.

    Career

    • Assistant professor Institute Ecology, Mexico City, 1979-1980, University Arizona, Tucson, 1984-1987. Visiting professor National University Mexico, Mexico City, 1988, professor biology, since 1990. Visiting professor University New Mexico, Albuquerque, since 1989.

      Member advisory board Agrupacion Sierra Madre, Mexico City, since 1990. Consultant Mexican Ministry Ecology, Mexico City, since 1990. Member Fundacion Ecologica Cuixmala, Mexico City, since 1988.

      Advisor United States Fish and Wildlife Service, since 1990.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include creation of Chamela-Cuixmala Biosphere Reserve, Jalisco. Research on role of seasonality of climate in dry tropical forest for ecology and conservation of mammals. Founder program to protect endangered mammals from extinction in Mexico.

    Works

    • Co-author: Mammals of the Mexico Basin, 1984, Mammals from Chamela, Jalisco, 1988, Wildlife Conservation in Mexico, 1991. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Committee for Protection Mexican Pacific, Mexico City, since 1990. Member Mexican Association Mammalogists (founder, president 1988-1989, editor 1990-1993), International Union for Conservation (group coordinator since 1989).

    Connections

    • Married Guadalupe Mondrag√≥n, December 15, 1983; 1 child, Pablo.
    • child: Pablo Ceballos
    • mother: Leonor Gonozalez
    • spouse: Guadalupe Mondrag√≥n
    • father: Oscar Ceballos
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    Born October 3, 1958
    (age 57)
    Nationality
    • 1982
      University Wales
    • 1989
      University Arizona
    • 1979 - 1980
      Assistant, professor Institute Ecology
    • 1984 - 1987
      Assistant, professor Institute Ecology
      Tucson, Arizona, United States
    • 1988
      visiting professor, National University Mexico
    • 1989
      visiting professor, University New Mexico
      Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States