Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Faculty

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Henry L. Bart

Henry L. Bart, Jr.Professor

Phone: (504) 862-8283
Fax: (504) 862-8706
Office: 4054 Stern
Website: Dr. Bart's Website
Field of Research: Ecology and Systematics of Freshwater Fishes and Amphibians
Dorothy Cheruiyot

Dorothy CheruiyotProfessor of the Practice

Phone: (504) 862-8280
Fax: (504) 862-8706
Office: 422 Boggs
Field of Research: Plants and animal interactions, elemental defense, biointeraction between elements and organic defense chemicals, trophic transfer of elements
Keith Clay

Keith ClayProfessor and Chair

Phone: (504) 865-5563
Fax: (504) 862-8706
Office: 432 Boggs
Website: Dr. Clay's Website
Field of Research: Symbiotic interactions and their effect on larger scale ecological and evolutionary processes, utilizing a variety of systems from vertebrates to bacteria, with an emphasis on plants and arthropods.
Dr. Emily Farrer

Emily C. FarrerAssistant Professor

Phone: (504) 862-8288
Fax: (504) 862-8706
Office: 308 ESB/Israel
Website: Dr. Farrer's Website
Fields of Research: Plant Ecology, Plant-Microbe Interactions, Global Change Biology, Invasive Species, Wetland Ecology, Population Genetics, Botany
Kathleen Ferris

Kathleen FerrisAssistant Professor

Phone: (504) 862-8285
Fax: (504) 862-8706
Office: 362 ESB/Israel
Website: Dr. Ferris's Website
Field of Research: Quantitative and Population Genetics of Natural Plant Populations, Speciation, Plant Ecology
Alex Gunderson

Alex R. Gunderson Assistant Professor

Phone: (504) 862-8295
Fax: (504) 862-8706
Office: 304 ESB/Israel
Website: Dr. Gunderson's Website
Field of Research: Physiological and evolutionary ecology, global change biology, herpetology
Donata Henry

Donata R. HenrySenior Professor Of The Practice

Phone: (504) 862-8299
Fax: (504) 862-8706
Office: 431 Boggs Hall
Website: Dr. Henry's Website
Fields of Research: Ornithology and Ecology
Jordan Karubian

Jordan KarubianAssociate Professor

Phone: (504) 865-5549
Fax: (504) 862-8706
Office: 306 ESB/Israel
Website: Dr. Karubian's Website
Fields of Research: Sexual Selection, Tropical Ecology, Conservation Biology
Tim McLean

Tim McLeanProfessor of the Practice

Phone: (504) 247-1553
Fax: (504) 862-8706
Office: 430 Boggs
Fields of Research: Molecular Marine Microbiology
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Dr. Renata Durães RibeiroProfessor of the Practice

Phone: (504) 862-8286
Fax: (504) 862-8706
  Office: 428 Boggs
  Website: Dr. Ribeiro's Website
  Fields of Research: Avian ecology, behavior, conservation and evolution
Thomas W. Sherry

Thomas W. SherryProfessor & Acting Chair

Phone: (504) 862-8296
Fax: (504) 862-8706
Office: 4024 Percival Stern
Website: Dr. Sherry's Website
Fields of Research: Bird Population Ecology and Conservation Biology
Caz Taylor

Caz TaylorAssociate Professor

Phone: (504) 865-5172
Fax: (504) 862-8706
Office: 426 Boggs
Website: Caz Taylor's Website
Fields of Research: Population Biology of Migratory & Invasive Species, Wetlands Ecology
Sunshine A. Van Bael

Sunshine A. Van BaelAssistant Professor

Phone: (504) 862-8291
Fax: (504) 862-8706
Office: 364 ESB/Israel
Website: Dr. Van Bael's Website
Field of Research: Tropical ecology, plant-insect-fungal interactions, multi-trophic interactions, coastal and wetland ecology

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Dr. Julia Sonn

Julia Sonn, Ph.D.Visiting Assistant Professor

Phone: (504) 247-1549
Office: 4017 Stern

Top ⇑Emeritus Faculty

Stuart S. BamforthProfessor Emeritus of Biology



John H. CarusoSenior Professor of the Practice Emeritus

Ph.D., Tulane, 1975


Research Interests: Systematics of marine fishes, especially chaunacid and lophiid anglerfishes, and deep-sea fishes of the Gulf of Mexico.

Steven P. DarwinProfessor Emeritus

Ph.D., Massachusetts, 1976


Research Interests: Flowering plant evolution and classification; botany of Pacific Island plants; plant phylogenetics and biogeography; flora of the southeastern United States and the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico.

Milton F. FingermanProfessor Emeritus of Biology

Research Interests: Crustacean Biology, Endocrine Mechanisms, Color Changes, Growth, and Reproduction.

Bruce Fleury

Bruce E. FleurySenior Professor of the Practice Emeritus

Ph.D., Tulane, 1996


Research Interests: Ornithology, Dinosaur Biology, Bird-Human Interaction.

David C. HeinsProfessor Emeritus, Fellow of the Linnean Society of London

Ph.D., Tulane University, 1979

Phone: (504) 862-8293
Fax: (504) 862-8706
Office: 4027 Stern Hall
Website: Dr. Heins' Website
Fields of Research: Ecology and Life-History Evolution of Fishes, Host-Parasite Relationships

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