Research Interests

The research focus of faculty in Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics (EES) is primarily aquatic biology with research strengths and programmatic themes that link freshwater biodiversity, evolution and ecosystem studies. Faculty in this area conduct research in several fields:

  • ecosystem processes
  • ecology
  • evolution
  • physiology
  • systematics of plants, fishes, herpetofauna, invertebrates and microorganisms

EES Faculty

Faculty Member Evolution Ecology Aquatic & Marine Biology Systematics
Carla Atkinson Yes Yes
Gui Becker Yes
Jon Benstead Yes
Julia Cherry Yes
Ryan L. Earley Yes
Paige Ferguson Yes
Janna Fierst Yes
Robert Findlay Yes Yes
Phillip Harris Yes Yes
Jennifer Howeth Yes Yes
Alex Huryn Yes Yes
Kevin Kocot Yes Yes
Daryl Lam Yes Yes
Juan Lopez-Bautista Yes Yes
Jeff Lozier Yes Yes
Behzad Mortazavi Yes Yes
Julie B. Olson Yes Yes
Jason Pienaar Yes
Martha J. Powell Yes Yes
Laura Reed Yes
Patricia Sobecky Yes Yes
Greg Starr Yes
Christina Staudhammer Yes