BURGER, Joanna. American, b. 1941. Genres: Biology, Environmental sciences/Ecology, Marine sciences/Oceanography, Natural history, Zoology. Career: State University of New York College at Buffalo, instructor in biology, ecology, and comparative anatomy, 1964-68; Rutgers University, Newark Campus, postdoctoral research fellow at Institute of Animal Behavior, 1972-73; Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, assistant professor, 1973-76, associate professor, 1976-81, professor of biological sciences, 1981-, director of Ecology Graduate Program, 1978-92; Cornell University, Shoals Marine Laboratory, associate professor, 1979. Publications: Pattern, Mechanism, and Adaptive Significance of Territoriality in Herring Gulls (Larus argentatus) (monograph), 1984; (with M. Gochfeld) The Black Skimmer: Social Dynamics of a Colonial Species, 1990; (with M. Gochfeld) The Common Tern: Its Breeding Biology and Behavior, 1991; (with D.N. Nettleship and M. Gochfeld) Seabirds on Islands: Threats, Case Studies, and Action Plans, 1992; A Naturalist along the Jersey Shore, 1996; Oil Spills, 1997; (with M. Gochfeld) Butterflies of New Jersey, 1997; The Parrot Who Owns Me, 2001; Biology of Marine Birds, 2001. EDITOR & CONTRIBUTOR: (with B. Olla) Behavior of Marine Animals: Perspectives in Research, Vol. IV (and H. Winn): Marine Birds, 1980, Vol. V: Breeding Behavior and Populations, 1984, Vol. VI: Migration and Foraging Behavior, 1984; Seabirds and Other Marine Vertebrates: Competition, Predation, and Other Interactions, 1988; Anatomy of an Oil Spill: The Arthur Kill, 1990. Address: Nelson Biology Lab, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Rd, Piscataway, NJ 08855-1059, U.S.A.