R. Allen Curry

R. Allen Curry

Advisors | Advisor


Director and Science Director, CRI
Past Fellow, CRI (2001-2011)
Professor, Biology and Forestry and Environmental Management, University of New Brunswick
Cloverleaf/New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources Professor of Recreational Fisheries Research
Assistant Director, New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

Allen Curry has a PhD in Zoology from the University Guelph, MSc in Watershed Ecosystems from Trent University, and a HonsBES (Geography and Biology) from the University of Waterloo. He is currently a professor of biology, forestry, and environmental management at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, and holds the Cloverleaf/NBDNR Professorship in Recreational Fisheries.

He has been the Director of the Canadian Rivers Institute since 2004. His research interests and publications span a diversity of freshwater, estuary, and coral reef sciences including the ecology of fishes, food webs and ecosystems, and rivers and their landscapes. Underlying his science is the philosophy that understanding physical and biological processes is critical, but societal issues may need answers from science today.