Congratulations to Niwot Co-PI Pieter Johnson for Winning the Hazel Barns Award

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Professor Pieter Johnson has been named the 2019 recipient of the Hazel Barnes Prize, for his outstanding work as a mentor.

Dr. Johnson has currently mentored 81 undergraduate or high-school students, of whom 71 percent were women and 18 percent came from underrepresented groups, and has advised 17 graduate students or postdoctoral researchers as a member of the University of Colorado Boulder’s Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department.


Photo by Kelly Loria of Dr. Johnson with AJ Lodge, UROP students Anika Cobb and Emma Ordemann and REU student Sammy Yevak hiking down from Green Lake 4 (GL4).

Kelly Loria