The Faculty and their Research
Organisms Studied -- Animals
Core EEBB faculty
Jared G. Ali
Chemical ecology, plant-insect-nematode interactions, agroecology.
James R. Bence
Quantitative fishery ecology.
Behavioral and evolutionary ecology; mechanisms of speciation.
Mary T. Bremigan
Aquatic ecology and fisheries management.
Insect Systematics and Director of the A.J. Cook Arthropod Research Collection.
April Harlin Cognato
Molecular evolution; quantitative phylogenetics.
Jeffrey K. Conner
Evolutionary ecology, ecological genetics.
Thomas G. Coon
Stream fishery ecology.
Ian M. Dworkin
Genetic basis of phenotypic variation and evolution.
Fred C. Dyer
Ethology and behavioral ecology.
Heather L. Eisthen
Neuroethology; evolutionary and developmental neurobiology.
Stuart H. Gage
Insect population dynamics and human dimensions.
Neuroethology, genomics, animal communication.
Behavioral ecology of vertebrates.
Michael D. Gottfried
Community and population ecology, animal behavior.
Fish community and population interactions.
Richard W. Hill
Ecological Physiology; marine sulfur metabolism.
Kay E. Holekamp
Behavioral ecology; ethology and behavioral endocrinology.
Behavioral physiology, insect sociobiology.
Michael L. Jones
Fish population dynamics and management.
Theoretical and aquatic ecology.
Douglas A. Landis
Landscape ecology and biological control.
Fish chemoreception and chemical ecology.
Behavioral and landscape ecology.
Ecology and evolution of phytoplankton, community ecology, aquatic ecology.
Jianguo (Jack) Liu
Systems modeling and simulation; biodiversity and ecosystem management.
Barbara L. Lundrigan
Phylogenetics; evolution of behavior and morphology.
Brian A. Maurer
Macroecology, biogeography, quantitative population and community ecology.
Deborah G. McCullough
Forest entomology, insect ecology.
Richard W. Merritt
Aquatic entomology and ecology.
Kelly F. Millenbah
Restoration Ecology; Endangered Species Management.
James R. Miller
Behavioral and physiological aspects of insect ecology.
Gary G. Mittelbach
Community ecology and aquatics.
Cheryl A. Murphy
Patrick M. Muzzall
Carlos D. Navarrete
Evolutionary psychology of morality and intergroup relations.
Antonio A. Nunez
Biological rhythms, hormone and reproductive behaviors.
Ecology of infectious diseases, behavioral ecology, ecoimmunology.
Population & community ecology, ecological & ecosystem modeling, aquatic ecology.
Neuroethology, coevolution, genetics and physiological bases of adaptive traits.
Biological limnology, ecology.
Douglas W. Schemske
Speciation; mechanisms of adaptation.
J. Mark Scriber
Evolutionary ecology of insect-plant interactions.
Kim L. Scribner
Population genetics, population ecology and conservation biology.
Animal behavior and its physiological substrates.
James J. Smith
Molecular systematics and evolution.
Limnology and ecosystem ecology.
R. Jan Stevenson
Algal ecology; aquatic ecology; environmental science.
Insect ecology, chemical ecology, biocontrol.
William W. Taylor
Fish population and community dynamics.
Jean I. Tsao
Ecology and evolution of disease organisms.
Sex differences in brain and behavior.
Edward D. Walker
Mark E. Whalon
Agricultural pest management.
Scott Winterstein Wildlife population dynamics.
Community ecology, spatial ecology, climate change, species distribution modeling, ecosystem services, invasive species.
Mathematical and statistical modeling; population and community ecology; biodiversity monitoring.
Robert A. Haack
Plant-insect interactions; invasion ecology; conservation biology.
Donald J. Hall Aquatic population and community ecology.
William F. Porter
Behavioral and community ecology of fishes.