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.

David C. Heins, Ph.D. Tulane University, 1979

Chair, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Ecology and Life-History Evolution of Fishes, Host-Parasite Relationships.

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

Acting Chair, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Bird Population Ecology and Conservation Biology.

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

Associate Professor
Eugenie Schwartz Professor of River and Coastal Studies

Director, Center for Bioenvironmental Research

Ecological Genetics of Stream Fishes and Coastal Marsh Plants.

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.

Elizabeth Derryberry, Ph.D. Duke University, 2007

Assistant Professor
Ken and Ruth Arnold Early Career Professor in Earth and Ecological Sciences

Behavioral and Evolutionary Ecology, Communication

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

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.

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

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

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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