Mary Freeman is a research ecologist with the Eastern Ecological Science Center at Athens, GA.
She received a B.S. in biology (1979), a M.S. in entomology (1982) and a Ph.D. in forest resources (1990) from the University of Georgia. Before joining Patuxent, Mary conducted research for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Biological Service in Auburn, AL (1992-1996). Mary serves as affiliate faculty at the Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, and on the graduate faculties at the University of Georgia and Auburn University.