Suzanne Macey

Assistant Director for Capacity Development


Research Interests

Suzanne Macey, Ph.D. is the manager of the Network of Conservation Educators and Practitioners (NCEP) and a Biodiversity Scientist at the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation (CBC) at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH). As the NCEP Manager, Suzanne leads the editorial processes for biodiversity conservation teaching and learning modules, the publication Lessons in Conservation, and other educational materials for the CBC. Suzanne also teaches and contributes to NCEP's training events and to curriculum development for programs in the AMNH's Education Department and Columbia University. Suzanne's biological research currently includes studies focused on the behavioral ecology, health, and conservation genetics of endangered turtle species. As part of her research projects, Suzanne mentors high school, undergraduate, and graduate students. Suzanne earned a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences and a Graduate Certificate in Conservation Biology at Fordham University prior to joining the CBC team.