The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Agroecosystems

Faculty in the Ecology graduate program with research interests in Agroecosystems

Margaret Brittingham
Professor of Wildlife Resources

Avian ecology; avian response to oil and gas exploration and development; effects of habitat fragmentation on bird populations; managing wildlife on... Read more

Mary Ann Bruns
Associate Professor of Soil Science/Microbial Ecology

Understanding soil microbial responses to anthropogenic disturbance and roles of microbes in mitigating disturbance effects; biological nitrogen... Read more

Patrick Drohan
Associate Professor of Pedology

Soil formation and biogeochemistry due to land use and ecosystem change; soil and water degradation, and the remediation of soil physical and... Read more

David Eissenstat
Professor of Woody Plant Physiology, Department of Ecosystem Science and Management
Chair, Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Ecology

Plant physiological ecology, ecosystem ecology, climate change biology, root and soil ecology.

Sarah Goslee
Research Associate

Landscape diversity in agricultural areas; Taxonomic and functional diversity and grassland management; Multivariate and spatial analysis for... Read more

Jason Kaye
Professor of Soil Biogeochemistry

Ecosystem ecology; global change biology; biogeochemistry of nitrogen and carbon cycling in managed and unmanaged ecosystems.

David Mortensen
Professor of Weed Ecology / Biology

Studies the ecology (dispersal and establishment) and management of weedy and invasive plants. The group conducts research and develops policy on... Read more

Andrew Stephenson
Distinguished Professor of Biology

John Tooker
Assistant Professor

Plant-insect interactions, tritrophic interactions, chemical ecology, plant defenses, population and community ecology, agroecosystems, natural-enemy... Read more

James Tumlinson
Ralph O. Mumma Professor of Entomology
Director, Center for Chemical Ecology

Insect chemical ecology. Plant-insect interactions. Insect attractants.