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Jacob Barney

Areas of Research

  • Invasive plant ecology and evolution
  • Ecological impacts of invasive species
  • Invasive species science-policy
  • Restoration Ecology
  • Weed science
Bryan Brown

Areas of Research

  • Community assembly and stability
  • Ecology of Symbiosis
  • Aquatic Systems
  • Effects of invasions on aquatic systems
  • Spatial ecology
Joe Drake

Areas of Research

  • Landscape connectivity and ecology
  • (Meta) population dynamics 
  • Spatial ecology
  • Conservation and management solutions
  • Non-invasive monitoring techniques
Luis Escobar

Areas of Research

  • application of ecology and biogeography to the study of infectious diseases
  • investigating the linkages between environmental instability and disease dynamics
  • multi-parasite, multi-host diseases systems
  • how diseases respond to climate and landscape change
David Haak

Areas of Research

  • Evolutionary ecological genomics
  • Genetics in plant defense and physiology
Meryl Mims

Areas of Research

  • Conservation biology and ecology
  • Freshwater ecology
  • Landscape and population genetics
  • Climate change vulnerability of understudied species
  • Invasive species

     

Emily Reed

Areas of Research

  • Integration of invasive species policy & biology
  • Community engagement and science communication
  • Landscape genetics of invasive species
  • Invasive species in urban landscapes
Haldre Rogers

Areas of Research

  • the impact of biodiversity loss on ecosystem services
  • mutualisms and food web dynamics in tropical forest ecosystems

     

Scott Salom

Areas of Research

  • Behavior, ecology, and IPM of forest pests
  • Biological control of insect and weed pests

     

Todd Schenk

Areas of Research

  • Environmental policy & planning
  • Collaborative governance
  • Joint fact-finding at the science-policy interface
Michael Sorice

Areas of Research

  • Conservation social science
  • Decision making
  • Ecosystem stewardship

     

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