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

Gregory Bonito
MSU Department: Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Duke University, 2009.
Fungal ecology, fungal-plant interactions, evolution of bacterial endosymbiosis.
Email:  bonito@msu.edu

Lars Brudvig, Associate Professor
MSU Department: Plant Biology
Ph.D., Iowa State University, 2007
Restoration, landscape, and plant ecology
Email: brudvig@plantbiology.msu.edu

Kendra S. Cheruvelil
MSU Department: Lyman Briggs/Biology, Professor

Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2004.
Aquatic ecology, landscape limmology, exotic species, applied ecology, macrophytes.
Email:  ksc@msu.edu

Martin Chilvers
MSU Department: Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Tasmania, Australia, 2003
Fungal and oomycete biology, epidemiology, genetics, host-pathogen interactions; diseases of field crops; molecular diagnostics
Email:  chilvers@msu.edu

Kyla Dahlin
MSU Department: Geography Environmental Spatial Sciences, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Stanford University, 2012
Quantitative landscape ecology, remote sensing, Earth system modeling, global change
Email:  kdahlin@msu.edu

Patrick Edger
MSU Department: Horticulture, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Missouri, 2012.
Phylogenomics, Comparative Functional Genomics, Systems Biology
Email:  edgerpat@msu.edu

Sarah E. Evans
MSU Department: Integrative Biology, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Colorado State University, 2012.
Microbial community ecology, ecosystems, global change.
Email: evanssa6@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

Erik Goodman
MSU Department: Computer Science and Engineering, Professor
Director of BEACON
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1972.
Genetic algorithms and evolutionary computation.
Email:  goodman@msu.edu

Stephen K. Hamilton
MSU Department: Integrative Biology, Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 1994.
Biogeochemistry and aquatic ecology.
Email:  hamilton@kbs.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

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

Carolyn M. Malmström
MSU Department: Plant Biology, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1997
Ecosystem & landscape dynamics, restoration ecology, remote sensing
Email: carolynm@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

Joseph Messina
MSU Department: Geography, Professor
Ph.D., North Carolina University, Chapel Hill, 2001
Spatial models, environment, applied climate change
Email:  jpm@msu.edu

Jessica R. Miesel
MSU Department: Forestry, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Ohio State University, 2009
Fire ecology, forest ecology and management; restoration ecology; biogeochemistry; intersections between ecology and environmental justice
Email:  mieselje@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

Nathaniel Ostrom
MSU Department: Integrative Biology, Professor

Ph.D., Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1992
Biogeochemistry
Email:  ostromn@msu.edu

Peggy H. Ostrom
MSU Department: Integrative Biology. Professor

Ph.D., Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1990
Biogeochemical cycling
ostrom@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

G. Philip Robertson
MSU Department: Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, University
Distinguished Professor
Ph.D., Indiana University, 1980
Ecosystem and agricultural ecology
Email:  robert30@msu.edu

Gary J. Roloff
MSU Department: Fisheries and Wildlife, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1994
Ecological community responses to disturbances; landscape-level modeling, planning, and assessments
Email:  roloff@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

Ashley Shade
MSU Department: Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Assistant Professor
Professor; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2010
Ecology and evolution of microbial communities
Email:  shadeash@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

James M. Tiedje
MSU Department: Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences
University Distinguished Professor
Ph.D., Cornell University, 1968
Microbial ecology
Email:  tiedjej@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

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