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Steve Davis, Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer

Dr. Steve Davis is The Everglades Foundation’s Chief Science Officer. A native of Ohio, he earned a PhD from Florida International University in 1999 with research in Florida Bay and the coastal Everglades. Davis joined The Everglades Foundation in 2009 as a member of the Science Department, and he became a key voice in support of the organization’s mission to restore America’s Everglades. He draws upon his 25 years of Everglades science and teaching experience, including 10 years as professor of wetland ecology at Texas A&M University, to lead science, communication and outreach efforts focused on Everglades restoration, ecosystem health, and impacts of sea-level rise. For a list of science publications by Dr. Davis, visit his Google Scholar page here.