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Nancy Langston named King Gustaf Professor of Environmental Science

Professor Nancy Langston has been honored as the King Carl XVI Gustaf Professor of Environmental Science at Umea University in Sweden.

The King Carl XVI Gustaf Professor of Environmental Science is a visiting professorship of environmental science that was created for King Carl XVI Gustaf ’s 50th birthday in 1996.  Each year, each faculty in Sweden is invited to nominate one scientist, and from those nominations, The Royal Academy of Sciences and the King select ”one eminent foreign researcher to visit Sweden for the academic year, in order to  promote research, technological development and enterprise that contribute to the sustainable use of natural resources and biodiversity conservation.”