​​Increase and disseminate knowledge about wildlife species, populations, and communities and how they relate to ecosystem structure and functioning and respond to environmental changes.​​​​
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Faculty
Dr. Andrew DeWoody
Population genetics, molecular ecology and evolution
Dr. John Dunning
Response of wildlife populations to large-scale change, conservation biology, restoration ecology, conservation biology
Dr. ​Jason Hoverman
Herpetology, disease ecology, effect of multiple stressors on community​ dynamics
Dr. Liz Flaherty
Mammalian responses to habitat fragmentation, forest ecology, locomotion costs for arboreal and semi-arboreal mammals, stable isotope ecology, ecophysiology
Dr. Bryan Pijanowski
Land-use modeling & spatial ecology,ecological assessment, natural resource economic impact analysis
Dr. Maria Sepulveda
Ecotoxicology, development and application of molecular biomarkers of exposure and effects to environmental contaminants in vertebrate and invertebrate animal models
Dr. Rob Swihart
Disturbance ecology, effects of habitat fragmentation, spatial modeling of populations & communities
Dr. Rod Williams
Ecology and conservation of amphibians and reptiles, education and outreach, genetics
Dr. Patrick Zollner
Behavioral ecology of ecological landscapes, forest management in changing landscapes, animal movements
Areas of Specialization
  • Quantitative Ecology
  • Wildlife Management
  • Restoration Ecology
  • Conservation Biology
  • Spatial Ecology
  • Fragmentation Ecology
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Wildlife Nutrition
  • Wildlife Physiology
  • Human Wildlife Interactions
  • Population Ecology
  • Community Ecology
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