Russell D. Fernald


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Professional Experience

1963 B.S. Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA
1968 Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania
1968-1971 Postdoctoral Fellow (Dr. O. Creutzfeldt), Max-Planck-Institut for Psychiatry, Munich
1971-1973 Visiting Scientist, Max-Planck-Institut for Behavioral Physiology, (Dr. K.Z. Lorenz)
1973-1976 Staff Scientist, Max-Planck-Institut for Behavioral Physiology, Seewiesen
1976-1980 Assistant Professor of Biology, University of Oregon
1980-1986 Associate Professor, Department of Biology and Institute of Neuroscience, University of Oregon,
1983 Visiting Professor, Dept. of Anatomy, University of Colorado Medical School
1984-1985 Fogarty Research Scientist, Medical Research Council -Cell Biophysics, London
1986-1990 Professor of Biology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
1986-1990 Director, Institute of Neuroscience, Univeristy of Oregon, Eugene, OR
1987-1988 Hilgard Visiting Professor, Stanford University, Stanford CA
1987-1988 Visiting Professor, Neuroscience Program, Univeristy of California at San Francisco
1987-1990 Instructor, Neural Systems and Behavior Course, Marine Biological Lab, Woods Hole, MA
1990-2004 Professor Psychology, Neuroscience & Human Biology, Stanford University
1996-1999 Bing Prize for Excellence & Innovation in Undergraduate Teaching
1996-2003 Director, Human Biology Program, Stanford University
1998 Cox Medal for Excellence in Fostering Undergraduate Research
1999-2006 Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award, NINDS
2000 Dinkelspiel Prize for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education
2000 Outstanding Advisor, Human Biology Program
2003- Elected Fellow- American Association for Advancement of Science
2003-2008 Bass University Fellow in Undergraduate Education
2004 Rank Prize in Vision/Opto-electronics
2004- Professor of Biology Department, Stanford University
2011 Elected Fellow – American Academy of Arts and Sciences