Dr. Ginsberg is the President of the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in Millbrook New York, a position he has held since 2014. Areas of Cary research expertise include: disease ecology, forest and freshwater health, climate change, urban ecology, and invasive species, with programs in education and outreach enhancing all areas of research. For two decades, he worked at the Wildlife Conservation Society, ultimately serving as Senior Vice President of the Global Conservation Program where he over saw the field programs of the Society including the Society’s Wildlife Health Program.
Dr. Ginsberg sits on the boards of the Ocean Foundation, the Open Space Institute, and the Catskill Mountainkeeper, the Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography and is a member of the advisory council of the American Museum of Natural History’s Center for Biodiversity and Conservation.
Dr. Ginsberg received his Ph.D. from Princeton University and his B.S. from Yale University. His career in conservation science spans 35 years and several continents. During the 1980s and 1990s, he led ecology and conservation projects in Asia and East and Southern Africa. Dr. Ginsberg has been an adjunct professor at Columbia University since 1998.