Evolution & Ecology

Evolution and Ecology - Image credit: Bartlett Lab

Evolution and Ecology includes: Agricultural Ecology, Community Ecology, Evolutionary Development, Sustainability and Bioeconomy

Name Research Interests
Peter Alpert
Professor, Biology
Ecology of plant invasion, resource capture and utilization by clonal plants.
Madelaine Bartlett
Assistant Professor, Biology
Evolution of plant development; Molecular evolution
Ana Caicedo
Associate Professor, Biology
Evolutionary genomics of adaptation and divergence in wild, weedy and crop plant species
Daniel R. Cooley
Professor of Plant Pathology, Stockbridge School of Agriculture
Epidemiology, ecology and sustainable management of plant diseases
Aaron Ellison
Senior Research Fellow, Harvard Forest, Harvard University, Adj. Res. Professor of Biology, UMass
Assembly and disassembly in ecological systems
Martha Hoopes
Associate Professor, Biological Sciences, Mount Holyoke College
Spread dynamics, impacts, and lag times in invasion ecology, as well as metacommunity dynamics, particularly for plants and herbivores.
Jill Miller
Associate Professor of Biology, Amherst College
Ecology and evolution of plant reproductive systems, molecular phylogenetic systematics, population and evolutionary genetics, hybridization and speciation
Tristram Seidler
Extension Assistant Professor, Biology
Plant ecology, plant diversity, invasive plants, climate change
Kristina Stinson
Assistant Professor, Environmental Conservation
Plant Ecology, Invasive Plants, Biological Responses to Global Change