- Dean, College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley
- Professor, Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley
- Professor, Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, UC Berkeley
David Ackerly is the Dean of UC Berkeley's Rausser College of Natural Resources with joint appointments in the departments of Integrative Biology and Environmental Science, Policy, and Management. His research interests include climate change impacts on biodiversity, integration of phylogenetics and ecology, and conservation biology. His research is used to inform strategies of biodiversity conservation in the face of climate change, with a focus on California parks and open space.