The Faculty and their Research
Research Areas -- Ecology
Core EEBB faculty
Christoph C. Adami
Evolution of Behavior and Intelligence.
Jared G. Ali
Chemical ecology, plant-insect-nematode interactions, agroecology.
James R. Bence
Quantitative fishery ecology.
Fungal ecology, fungal-plant interactions, evolution of bacterial endosymbiosis.
Mary T. Bremigan
Aquatic ecology and fisheries management.
Lars A. Brudvig
Restoration, landscape, and plant ecology.
Ecosystem Analysis, Landscape Ecology, Conservation Biology, Biophysics, Global Change Ecology, Coupled Human and Natural Systems, Land Use.
Kendra S. Cheruvelil
Aquatic ecology, landscape limmology, exotic species, applied ecology, macrophytes.
Fungal and oomycete biology, epidemiology, genetics, host-pathogen interactions; diseases of field crops; molecular diagnostics.
Jeffrey K. Conner
Evolutionary ecology, ecological genetics.
Quantitative landscape ecology, remote sensing, Earth system modeling, global change.
Frank B. Dazzo
Microbial ecology, rhizobium-legume symbiosis.
Fred C. Dyer
Ethology and behavioral ecology.
Science education; plant ecology.
Sarah E. Evans
Microbial community ecology, ecosystems, global change.
Andrew O. Finley
Methodology for monitoring and modeling environmental processes; Bayesian statistics; spatial statistics; and statistical computing.
Maren L. Friesen
Legume-rhizobium symbiosis, ecological and evolutionary genomics, plant-microbiome interactions, coevolution.
Stuart H. Gage
Insect population dynamics and human dimensions.
Behavioral ecology of vertebrates.
Community and population ecology, animal behavior.
Katherine L. Gross
Plant population and community ecology.
Stephen K. Hamilton
Biogeochemistry and aquatic ecology.
Fish community and population interactions.
Richard W. Hill Ecological Physiology; marine sulfur metabolism.
Robert K. Hitchcock
Development/applied anthropology, human ecology, human rights, Africa.
Kay E. Holekamp
Behavioral ecology; ethology and behavioral endocrinology.
Statistical Genetics, Microarray Analysis, Ecological Models, Biological Networks, Stochastic Differential Equations.
Andrew M. Jarosz
Evolutionary ecology of plant-pathogen interactions.
Michael L. Jones
Fish population dynamics and management.
Theoretical and aquatic ecology.
Richard K. Kobe
Douglas A. Landis
Landscape ecology and biological control.
Jennifer A. Lau
Evolution and community ecology.
Richard E. Lenski
Experimental evolution with microbes and digital organisms.
Fish chemoreception and chemical ecology.
Behavioral and landscape ecology.
Ecology and evolution of phytoplankton, community ecology, aquatic ecology.
Jianguo (Jack) Liu
Coupled human and natural systems, telecoupling, sustainability, conservation, environment.
Plant Evolutionary Genomics, Adaptation, and Speciation.
David W. MacFarlane
Forest measurements and modeling.
Carolyn M. Malmström
Ecosystem & landscape dynamics, restoration ecology, remote sensing.
Terence L. Marsh
Microbial community analysis.
Brian A. Maurer
Macroecology, biogeography, quantitative population and community ecology.
Deborah G. McCullough
Forest entomology, insect ecology.
Richard W. Merritt
Aquatic entomology and ecology.
Jessica R. Miesel
Fire ecology, forest ecology and management; restoration ecology; biogeochemistry; intersections between ecology and environmental justice.
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
Peter G. Murphy
Patrick M. Muzzall Parasitology.
Nathaniel Ostrom Biogeochemistry.
Peggy H. Ostrom Biogeochemical cycling.
Ecology of infectious diseases, behavioral ecology, ecoimmunology.
Population & community ecology, ecological & ecosystem modeling, aquatic ecology.
G. Philip Robertson
Ecosystem and agricultural ecology.
Gary J. Roloff
Ecological community responses to disturbances; landscape-level modeling, planning, and assessments.
David E. Rothstein
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.
Ecology and evolution of microbial communities.
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.
Frank W. Telewski
Developmental tree ecophysiology.
James M. Tiedje
Jean I. Tsao
Ecology and evolution of disease organisms.
Edward D. Walker
Michael B. Walters
Functional ecology of plants; forest community ecology.
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.
Human ecology and cultural evolution.
Robert A. Haack
Plant-insect interactions; invasion ecology; conservation biology.
Donald J. Hall Aquatic population and community ecology.
Karen L. Klomparens
Plant host/parasite relations, electron microscopy.
Michael J. Klug
Microbial ecology, ecology of anaerobic bacteria.
William F. Porter
Behavioral and community ecology of fishes.