The Faculty and their Research
Research Areas -- Environment and Applied
Core EEBB faculty
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.
Climate change adaptation, fire ecology, forest disturbance ecology, forest restoration ecology, global change ecology, tree ecophysiology.
Fungal and oomycete biology, epidemiology, genetics, host-pathogen interactions; diseases of field crops; molecular diagnostics.
Quantitative landscape ecology, remote sensing, Earth system modeling, global change.
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.
Stuart H. Gage
Insect population dynamics and human dimensions.
Genetic algorithms and evolutionary computation.
Stephen K. Hamilton
Biogeochemistry and aquatic ecology.
Richard W. Hill Ecological Physiology; marine sulfur metabolism.
Michael L. Jones
Fish population dynamics and management.
Douglas A. Landis
Landscape ecology and biological control.
Ecology and evolution of phytoplankton, community ecology, aquatic ecology.
Jianguo (Jack) Liu
Coupled human and natural systems, telecoupling, sustainability, conservation, environment.
Carolyn M. Malmström
Ecosystem & landscape dynamics, restoration ecology, remote sensing.
Spatial models, environment, applied climate change.
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.
Cheryl A. Murphy
Nathaniel Ostrom Biogeochemistry.
Peggy H. Ostrom Biogeochemical cycling.
G. Philip Robertson
Ecosystem and agricultural ecology.
Gary J. Roloff
Ecological community responses to disturbances; landscape-level modeling, planning, and assessments.
Biological limnology, ecology.
Douglas W. Schemske
Speciation; mechanisms of adaptation.
Kim L. Scribner
Population genetics, population ecology and conservation biology.
Ecology and evolution of microbial communities.
Sieglinde S. Snapp
Managed ecosystems and agricultural ecology.
R. Jan Stevenson
Algal ecology; aquatic ecology; environmental science.
Insect ecology, chemical ecology, biocontrol.
William W. Taylor
Fish population and community dynamics.
James M. Tiedje
Jean I. Tsao
Ecology and evolution of disease organisms.
Edward D. Walker
Mark E. Whalon
Agricultural pest management.
Wildlife population dynamics.
Quaternary paleoenvironments; plant geography; people-environment; paleoethnobotany.
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.
William F. Porter
Joan B. Rose