Emeritus Professor Michael T. Clegg (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology) has been appointed the U.S. Representative to the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA). The IIASA Council is known for using interdisciplinary research to provide policy insight on environmental, and many other issues of regional and global importance. Professor Clegg has exceptional experience as a science diplomat, and his appointment was unanimously endorsed by the U.S. National Member Organization for IIASA, a testament to his distinguished career.