Scientific Advisory Panel


Greg Breed, Ph. D. – Banting Postdoctoral Fellow, Ecology and behaviour of animals in space and time at the University of Alberta and expert in global change impacts on butterflies.

Diane Debinski, Ph.D. – Professor in Ecology, Evolution & Organismal Biology at Iowa State University and expert in butterfly conservation.

Chris Guppy, M.Sc. – Registered Professional Biologist in Whitehorse, Yukon and expert in butterfly conservation.

Peter Hall, M.A. – Honorary Research Associate at the Canadian National Collection of Insects in Ottawa and expert in butterfly conservation and ecology.

Norbert Kondla – Western Canada butterfly expert author and coauthor of many butterfly publications

Don Lafontaine, Ph.D. – Research Scientist Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada and expert in butterfly taxonomy.

Ross Layberry – Author of the book Butterflies of Canada and butterfly databasing expert and pioneer.

Elizabeth Long, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and expert in butterfly ecology.

Jeff Oliver, Ph.D. – Research Scientist at Oregon State University and expert in butterfly evolution and systematics.

Jon Pelham – Author for Butterflies of America and expert in butterfly taxonomy.

Emily Saarinen, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor in Biological Sciences at University of Michigan, Dearborn and expert in butterfly conservation.

Arthur Shapiro, Ph.D. – Professor of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at University of California, Davis and expert in butterfly ecology.

Chris Schmidt, Ph.D. – Research Scientist at Canadian Food Inspection Agency and expert in butterfly taxonomy.

Felix Sperling, Ph.D. – Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Alberta and expert in butterfly evolution and systematics.

Richard Westwood, Ph.D. – Professor of Biology and Environmental Science at the University of Winnipeg and expert in butterfly ecology.

Andrew Warren Ph.D. – Author for Butterflies of America, Collections Manager at the McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and expert in butterfly taxonomy and systematics.