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Faculty and research
Faculty in the Ecology graduate program with research interests in Agroecosystems
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...
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...
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...
Professor of Woody Plant Physiology, Department of Ecosystem Science and Management
Plant physiological ecology, ecosystem ecology, climate change biology, root and soil ecology.
Landscape diversity in agricultural areas; Taxonomic and functional diversity and grassland management; Multivariate and spatial analysis for...
Professor of Soil Biogeochemistry
Chair, Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Ecology
Ecosystem ecology; global change biology; biogeochemistry of nitrogen and carbon cycling in managed and unmanaged ecosystems.
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...
Distinguished Professor of Biology
Plant-insect interactions, tritrophic interactions, chemical ecology, plant defenses, population and community ecology, agroecosystems, natural-enemy...
Ralph O. Mumma Professor of Entomology
Director, Center for Chemical Ecology
Insect chemical ecology. Plant-insect interactions. Insect attractants.