Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Faculty

Henry L. Bart, Jr., Ph.D. University of Oklahoma, 1985

Director, Tulane University Biodiversity Research Institute

Ecology and Systematics of Freshwater Fishes and Amphibians.

Keith Clay, Ph.D. Duke University, 1982

Chair, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Species interactions, community ecology, biodiversity, disease, and symbiosis.

Thomas W. Sherry, Ph.D. University of California Los Angeles, 1980

Bird Population Ecology and Conservation Biology.

Jordan Karubian, Ph.D. The University of Chicago, 2001

Associate Professor
Sexual Selection, Tropical Ecology, Conservation Biology.

Caroline (Caz) Taylor, Ph.D. University of California Davis, 2004

Associate Professor
Population Biology of Migratory and Invasive Species, Wetlands Ecology.

Emily Farrer, Ph.D.  University of Michigan, 2010

Assistant Professor
Plant Ecology, Plant-Microbe Interactions, Global Change Biology, Invasive Species, Wetland Ecology, Population Genetics, Botany

Kathleen Ferris, Ph.D. Duke University, 2014

Assistant Professor

Alex Gunderson, Ph.D. Duke University, 2013

Assistant Professor

Sunshine Van Bael, Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003 

Assistant Professor
Burk-Kleinpeter Inc. Early Career Professor in Science and Engineering

Tropical ecology, plant-insect-fungal interactions, agroecology, coastal and wetland ecology.

Michael J. Blum, Ph.D. Duke University, 2002

Research Professor
Ecological Genetics of Stream Fishes and Coastal Marsh Plants.

Elizabeth Derryberry, Ph.D. Duke University, 2007

Research Assistant Professor
Behavioral and Evolutionary Ecology, Communication

Donata R. Henry, Ph.D. Tulane University, 2005

Senior Professor of Practice
Levy Professor in Integrated Discovery and Community Engagement
Ornithology and Ecology.

Dorothy Cheruiyot, Ph.D. Auburn University, 2012

Professor of Practice
Plants and animal interactions, elemental defense, biointeraction between elements and organic defense chemicals, trophic transfer of elements

Timothy Irvin McLean, Ph.D. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2001

Professor of Practice
Molecular Marine Microbiology

Renata Ribeiro, Ph.D. University of Missouri, St. Louis, Chapel Hill, 2008

Professor of Practice
Avian ecology, behavior, conservation and evolution

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