Merav Ben-David

Merav Ben-David DEMDemocrat

Israeli-American ecologist (born 1959)

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Merav Ben-DavidDEMDemocrat Israeli-American ecologist (born 1959)
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WYResidence (state)

Merav Ben-David (Hebrew: מירב בן-דוד; born January 17, 1959) is an Israeli-American ecologist, zoologist, and politician who is the Chair of the Department of Zoology and Physiology at the University of Wyoming. She was the Democratic nominee in the 2020 United States Senate election in Wyoming, losing to former Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis in the general election. She ran for State Representative from Wyoming's 46th district in 2022.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
University of Alaska Fairbanks
PhD Wildlife Management
1990 - 1996
Tel Aviv University
MSc Zoology
1984 - 1988
Tel Aviv University
BSc Biology
1982 - 1984
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Editor-in-Chief
Wildlife Monographs
Current
Professor of Wildlife Ecology
University of Wyoming
2010 - Current
Assistant Professor
University of Wyoming
2000 - 2010
Chief Scientist
Icebreaker Research Cruise, Arctic Ocean
2009
Post-Doctoral Fellow and Researcher
Institute of Arctic Biology
1996 - 2000
Safari Tour Guide
Kenya
1985 - 1990
Served
Israeli Defense Services
1977 - 1979
Other Experience1 - 3 of 3
Chair
Department of Zoology and Physiology
2017 - 2020
Director
University of Wyoming Program in Ecology
2016 - 2017
Volunteer Researcher
National Museum of Kenya
1985 - 1990