Research Labs

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Arai Research Lab, Dr. Yuji Arai

Researching molecular and environmental chemistry.

Brawn Laboratory, Dr. Jeffrey Brawn

Researching effects of ecological disturbance on conservation of avian populations and communities.

Richard Brazee

Developing mathematical models of economic behavior that address forestry and natural resource issues with a focus on forest landowner behavior, forest management and forest policy.

Fraterrigo Laboratory, Dr. Jen Fraterrigo

Studying how ecosystems respond to environmental change to help improve ecosystem resilience.

(In)Secure Landscapes (IL) Lab, Dr. McKenzie Johnson

Exploring interactions between environment, institutions, human security, and social justice.

Kent Laboratory, Dr. Angela Kent

Studying the ecology of microbial communities involved in processes that sustain healthy ecosystems.

Landscape and Human Health Lab, Dr. Ming Kuo

Investigating the impacts of green landscapes on individuals’ health and optimal functioning, and stronger, safer neighborhoods.

Larson Lab, Dr. Eric Larson

Researching freshwater species, communities, and ecosystems.

Matthews Lab, Dr. Jeff Matthews

Applying knowledge of ecology to challenges in restoration, conservation and invasive plant management. 

Miller Lab, Dr. Jim Miller

Working to understand how human land use can be reconciled with conservation of biodiversity. 

Miller Research Group, Dr. Daniel Miller

Examining the links between conservation and development with a focus on the key role that political factors play.

Suski Laboratory, Dr. Cory Suski

Combining laboratory and field studies to determine the ecological and physiological mechanisms that control abundance and distribution in freshwater aquatic organisms.

Van Riper Research Group, Dr. Carena van Riper

Providing insight on how people perceive their surroundings and the reasons why they commit to behaviors that minimize environmental degradation.

Ward Laboratory, Dr. Michael Ward

Studying avian ecology and behavior with an overarching goal of improving conservation efforts.

Yannarell Lab, Dr. Anthony Yannarell

Researching microbial community ecology, with an emphasis on interactions between plants, microorganisms, and the soil ecosystem.