Faculty Considering Grad Students

The following faculty are considering graduate students for 2024.

We encourage applicants to contact, by email, individual faculty whose labs they are interested in, to initiate a conversation about shared interests. For suggestions on how to reach out to faculty, please see our tips for contacting potential advisors.

  • Agrawal, Anurag (Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology). Plant-animal interactions; evolutionary and community ecology of plant-insect interactions.
  • Babonis, Leslie (Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology). Evolutionary development (Evo-Devo), origin of novelty, invertebrate biodiversity, cnidarians, ctenophores, gene regulation, cell identity, tissue morphogenesis, regeneration, evolution of multicellularity.
  • Clark, Andrew G. (Departments of Molecular Biology and Genetics & Ecology and Evolutionary Biology). Genomic basis of adaptive evolution; theoretical and statistical population genetics; genetics of complex traits.
  • Goodale, Christine L. (Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology). Forest biogeochemistry; land-use history and change; terrestrial carbon balance; and alteration of the global nitrogen cycle.
  • Greischar, Megan A. (Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology). Life history evolution, malaria, disease, transmission, epidemiology, population dynamics.
  • Hewson, Ian (Department of Microbiology). Pelagic marine ecology; microbial and viral ecology; ecological genomics and community trancriptomics; ocean biogeochemistry.
  • Holgerson, Meredith (Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology). Freshwater ecology, ponds and lakes, food webs, community ecology, ecosystem ecology, greenhouse gases, conservation, amphibians.
  • Houlton, Benjamin (Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology). Climate Change; Agricultural and Environmental Sustainability; Biogeochemical Cycles; Global Ecology; Carbon Capture and Removal; Planetary Resilience.
  • McIntyre, Peter B. (Department of Natural Resources and the Environment & Ecology and Evolutionary Biology).  Freshwater conservation, freshwater landscape ecology, limnology, climate change, fish and fisheries, food webs, aquatic biogeochemistry, biodiversity.
  • Smith, Michelle (Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology). Discipline-based science education research; biology education research.
  • Vitousek, Maren N. (Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology). Evolutionary physiology and behavioral ecology.