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Eric Benbow
MSU Department: Entomology, Associate Professor

Ph.D., University of Dayton, 1999
Ecological theory to explore interactions between entire microbial communities and individual insects, populations or entire communities of insects.
Email:  eric.benbow@gmail.com

James R. Bence
MSU Department: Fisheries and Wildlife, Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 1985.
Quantitative fishery ecology.
Email:  bence@msu.edu

Janette Boughman
MSU Department: Integrative Biology, Professor
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1997.
Behavioral and evolutionary ecology; mechanisms of speciation.
Email:  boughman@msu.edu

Ingo Braasch
MSU Department: Integrative Biology, Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of Würzburg, Germany, 2009.
Evolutionary developmental genomics of fishes and other vertebrates.
Email:  braasch@msu.edu

Henry Chung (H. W.)
MSU Department: Entomology, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Melbourne, Australia, 2008
Investigating the molecular mechanisms underlying 1) evolution of insecticide resistance and 2) divergence of insect pheromone systems.
Email: hwchung@msu.edu

Anthony Cognato
MSU Department: Entomology, Professor

Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 1998
Insect Systematics and Director of the A.J. Cook Arthropod Research Collection
Email:  cognato@msu.edu

Jeffrey K. Conner
MSU Department: Plant Biology, Professor

Ph.D., Cornell University, 1987.
Evolutionary ecology, ecological genetics
Email:  connorj@msu.edu

Fred C. Dyer
MSU Department: Integrative Biology, Professor,
Director of Graduate Studies

Ph.D., Princeton University, 1984
Ethology and behavioral ecology
Email:  fcdyer@msu.edu

Heather L. Eisthen
MSU Department: Integrative Biology, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Indiana University, 1992.
Neuroethology; evolutionary and developmental neurobiology.
E-mail:  eisthen@msu.edu

Sarah Fitzpatrick
MSU Department: Integrative Biology, Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Colorado State University, 2015
Research in my lab combines genomic tools, mark-recapture methods, and experiments to study how interactions between gene flow, drift, and selection affect population dynamics and diversity patterns.
Email: sfitz@msu.edu

Jason Gallant
MSU Department: Integrative Biology, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Cornell University, 2011
Neuroethology, genomics, animal communication
Email:  jgallant@msu.edu

Thomas Getty
MSU Department: Integrative Biology, Professor and Chair 

Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1980.
Behavioral ecology of vertebrates.
Email:  getty@kbs.msu.edu

Michael D. Gottfried
MSU Department: Earth and Environment Sciences, Associate Professor

Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1991.
Vertebrate paleontology.
Email:  gottfrie@msu.edu

Matthew Grieshop
MSU Department: Entomology, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Kansas State University, 2005.
Community and population ecology, animal behavior.
Email:  grieshop@msu.edu

Daniel Hayes
MSU Department: Fisheries and Wildlife, Professor
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1990.
Fish community and population interactions.
Email:  hayesdan@msu.edu

Kay E. Holekamp
MSU Department: Integrative Biology, University Distinguished
Professor and Director of EEBB
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1983.
Behavioral ecology; ethology and behavioral endocrinology.
Email:  holekamp@msu.edu

Zachary Huang
MSU Department: Entomology, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Guelph, Ontario, 1988.
Behavioral physiology, insect sociobiology.
Email:  bees@msu.edu

Rufus Isaacs
MSU Department: Entomology
Professor; Ph.D., Imperial College (London), 1994.
Pest and beneficial insect ecology, wild bees, pollination
Email:  isaacsr@msu.edu

Christopher Klausmeier
MSU Department: Plant Biology, Professor
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2000
Theoretical and aquatic ecology
Email:  klausme1@msu.edu

Douglas A. Landis
MSU Department: Entomology, University Distinguished
Professor of Entomology

Professor; Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 1987
Landscape ecology and biological control
Email:  landisd@msu.edu

Weiming Li
MSU Department: Fisheries and Wildlife, Professor
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1994
Fish chemoreception and chemical ecology
Email:  liweim@msu.edu

Catherine Lindell
MSU Department: Integrative Biology, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1994
Behavioral and landscape ecology
Email:  lindellc@msu.edu

Elena Litchman
MSU Department: Integrative Biology, MSU Foundation Professor
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1997
Ecology and evolution of phytoplankton & other microbes, community ecology, aquatic ecology
Email:  litchman@msu.edu

Jianguo (Jack) Liu
MSU Department: Fisheries and Wildlife, University Distinguished Professor
Director of Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability
Rachel Carson Chair in Ecological Sustainability

Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1992
Coupled human and natural systems, telecoupling, sustainability, conservation, environment
Email:  liuji@msu.edu

Kevin Liu
MSU Department: Computer Science and Engineering, Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin, 2011
The Liu Lab creates new computational methodologies for efficient and accurate comparative genomic analyses, especially in the context of complex evolutionary scenarios.
Email:  kjl@msu.edu

Barbara L. Lundrigan
MSU Department: Integrative Biology, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1988.
Phylogenetics; evolution of behavior and morphology.
Email:  lundriga@msu.edu

Deborah G. McCullough
MSU Department: Entomology, Professor
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1990.
Forest entomology, insect ecology.
Email:  mccullo6@msu.edu

Mariah Meek
MSU Department: Integrative Biology, Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of California, Davis, 2010
Meek Lab aims to understand the interactions among molecular ecology, population health and persistence, anthropogenic change, and trait variation with an emphasis on aquatic systems.
Email:  mhmeek@msu.edu

Robert Montgomery
MSU Department: Fisheries and Wildlife, Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2012
Ecology of carnivores and their prey, spatial ecology, landscape ecology and international wildlife conservation
Email:  montg164@msu.edu

Cheryl A. Murphy
MSU Department: Fisheries and Wildlife, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 2006
Environmental toxicology
Email:  camurphy@msu.edu

Antonio A. Nunez
MSU Department: Psychology, Professor
Associate Dean of the Graduate School
Ph.D., Florida State University, 1977
Biological rhythms, hormone and reproductive behaviors
Email:  nunez@msu.edu

Jen Owen
MSU Department: Fisheries and WIldlife, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi, 2004
Ecology of infectious diseases, behavioral ecology, ecoimmunology
Email:  owenj@msu.edu

F. William Ravlin
MSU Department: Entomology, Professor & Chairperson
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1980
Current research focuses on insect population dynamics, biological control, and integrated pest management. He also has expertise in insect macrophotography.
Email:  ravlin@msu.edu

John D. Robinson
MSU Department: FIsheries and WIldlife, Assistant Professor
Ph.D. University of Georgia, 2011
Research Interests:  Population and conservation genetics, demographic inference
Organisms:  Freshwater and marine invertebrates, fish, plants 
E-mail:  jdrob@msu.edu

Monique Sakalidis
MSU Department: Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Murdoch University, Perth, Australia, 2011
Research focuses on the use of genomic tools in conjunction with traditional pathology tools to mitigate and respond to forest tree diseases (detection, identification, pathogenicity and population analysis), emerging endemic and exotic invasive pathogens.
E-mail: sakalidi@msu.edu

Orlando Sarnelle
MSU Department: Fisheries and Wildlife, Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 1992
Biological limnology, ecology
Email:  sarnelle@msu.edu

Kim L. Scribner
MSU Department: Fisheries and WIldlife, Professor
Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1992
Population genetics, population ecology and conservation biology
Email:  scribne3@msu.edu

Laura Smale
MSU Department: Psychology, Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1987
Animal behavior and its physiological substrates
Email;  smale@msu.edu

James J. Smith
MSU Department: Lyman Briggs/Biology, Professor
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1985
Molecular systematics and evolution
Email:  jimsmith@msu.edu

Patricia Soranno
MSU Department: Fisheries and WIldlife, Professor
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1995
Limnology and ecosystem ecology
Email:  soranno@msu.edu

R. Jan Stevenson
MSU Department: Integrative Biology
Professor; Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1981
Algal ecology; aquatic ecology; environmental science
Email:  rjstev@msu.edu

Zsofia Szendrei
MSU Department: Entomology, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2005
Insect ecology, chemical ecology, biocontrol
Email:  szendrei@msu.edu

Jean I. Tsao
MSU Department: Fisheries and Wildlife, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2001
Ecology and evolution of disease organisms
Email:  tsao@msu.edu

Michael  C. Wagner
MSU Department: Fisheries and WIldlife, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2004
Behavioral and community ecology of fishes
Email:  mwagner@msu.edu

Edward D. (Ned) Walker
MSU Department: Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Professor
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 1984
Medical entomology
Email:  walker@msu.edu

Marjorie Weber
MSU Department: Plant Biology, Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Cornell University, 2014
The ecology and macroevolution of plant-arthropod interactions.
Email:  weberm11@msu.edu

William Wetzel
MSU Department: Entomology, Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of California, Davis, 2015
Population and community ecology, plant-insect interactions, quantitative ecology.
Email:  wcwetzel@msu.edu

Phoebe Zarnetske
MSU Department: Forestry, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Oregon State University, 2011
Community ecology, spatial ecology, climate change, species distribution modeling, ecosystem services, invasive species
Email:  plz@msu.edu

Elise Zipkin
MSU Department: Integrative BIology, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 2012
Mathematical and statistical modeling; population and community ecology; biodiversity monitoring
Email:  ezipkin@msu.edu