Faculty

Rutgers-New Brunswick

Name

Research Interests

Location

Kenneth Able
able@marine.rutgers.edu
609-296-5260, ext. 30

Ecology and behavior of fishes; marine and estuarine ecology

Rutgers University Marine Field Station; Marine and Coastal Sciences Building G. H. Cook Campus

Diane Adams
dadams@marine.rutgers.edu
848-932-3279

Larval ecology and development, deep sea ecology

Marine and Coastal Sciences Building, G. H. Cook Campus

Myla Aronson
myla.aronson@rutgers.edu
848-932-4520
(Adjunct)

Patterns and drivers of global biodiversity; urban ecology; plant ecology

Plant Physiology Building, G. H. Cook Campus

Tamar Barkay
barkay@sebs.rutgers.edu
848-932-5664

Microbial transformation of metals

Lipman Hall, G. H. Cook Campus

Joan Bennett
profmycogirl@yahoo.com
848-932-6223

Fungal genetics and secondary metabolism

Foran Hall, G. H. Cook Campus

Debashish Bhattacharya
848-932-6218

Using genomics to understand the origin of algae, their plastids, and place in the tree of life.

Foran Hall,
G.H. Cook Campus

Kay Bidle
bidle@marine.rutgers.edu
848-932-3467

Marine microbes; phytoplankton physiology/mortality; virology; molecular ecology

Marine and Coastal Sciences Building, G. H. Cook Campus

Monica Bricelj
mbricelj@marine.rutgers.edu
848-932-9709
(Adjunct)

Shellfish ecophysiology/behavior, and aquaculture, especially of suspension-feeding bivalve mollusks.

Marine and Coastal Sciences Building, G. H. Cook Campus

Yana Bromberg
YanaB@rci.rutgers.edu
848-932-5638

Bioinformatics approaches to protein function prediction and genome variation analysis

Lipman Hall
G.H. Cook Campus

Joanna Burger
burger@biology.rutgers.edu
732-445-4318

Avian and reptile behavior and ecology; salt marsh ecology; behavioral effects of heavy metals; ecological and human health risk; stakeholder participation

Nelson Labs, Busch, Campus

David Bushek
bushek@hsrl.rutgers.edu
856-785-0074, ext. 4327

Shellfish ecology; parasitology; genetics; and aquaculture

Haskins Shellfish Research Lab, Bivalve, NJ
Marine and Coastal Sciences Building, G. H. Cook Campus

Timothy Casey
tca@rci.rutgers.edu
732-932-9266

Physiological ecology; energetics; thermoregulation; biodiversity

Loree Hall, Douglass Campus

Kevin Chen
kcchen@biology.rutgers.edu
732-445-1027

Human population genomics, evolution of small RNAs

Life Sciences Building
 Busch Campus

Keith Cooper
cooper@sebs.rutgers.edu
848-932-5614

Comparative toxicology

Lipman Hall, G. H. Cook Campus

John Dighton
Dighton@camden.rutgers.edu
609-894-8864

Forest soil ecology; nutrient dynamics; fungi and pollutants

Pinelands Field Station, New Lisbon Marine and Coastal Sciences Building, G. H. Cook Campus

Siobain Duffy
duffy@aesop.rutgers.edu
848-932-6299

Emerging viruses; experimental evolution; phylogenetics; phage; microbes

Environmental and Natural Resources Building, G. H. Cook Campus

Ravit Golan Duncan
rgduncan@rci.rutgers.edu
732-932-7496, ext. 8355

Science learning; teacher education; design of inquiry-based learning environments

Graduate School of Education, College Ave Campus

David Ehrenfeld
dehrenfeld@sebs.rutgers.edu
848-932-9553

Effects of technology and society on the natural world.; conservation bology

Environmental and Natural Resources Building, G. H. Cook Campus

Paul Falkowski
falko@marine.rutgers.edu
848-932-3426

Biogeochemical cycles; photosynthesis; biological oceanography; molecular biology and biophysics; physiological adaptation; plant physiology; evolution; mathematical modeling; symbiosis

Marine and Coastal Sciences Building, G. H. Cook Campus

Nina Fefferman
fefferman@sebs.rutgers.edu
848-932-1577
 

Mathematical modeling of social behavior; disease; and population resistance

Environmental and Natural Resources Building, G. H. Cook Campus

Dunne Fong
fong@biology.rutgers.edu
732-445-5268

Biodiversity in free-living and parasitic protozoa

Nelson Hall, Busch Campus

Dina Fonseca
dinafons@rci.rutgers.edu
732-932-3146

The genetic epidemiology of disease vectors especially in introduced species

Headlee Research Laboratory, G. H. Cook Campus

Frank Gallagher
gallagher@sebs.rutgers.edu
848-932-5167

(adjunct)

 Our lab seeks to define ecological function within this context as a product of assembly theory, focused on urban novel communities. We have examined the sublethal impacts of soil metal contamination on plant species distribution, primary productivity, diversity and assemblage trajectory.

Blake Hall
G.H. Cook Campus

Randy Gaugler
gaugler@rci.rutgers.edu
732-932-9341

Invertebrate pathology; insect mating systems; vector biology

Headlee Research Laboratory, G. H. Cook Campus

Heidi Fuchs
hfuchs@marine.rutgers.edu
848-932-3252

"Marine population and community ecology; plankton-fluid interactions"

Marine and Coastal Sciences Building, G. H. Cook Campus

Robert Goodman
848-932-3600

Diversity and function of microorganisms in natural environments

Martin Hall, G. H. Cook Campus

Jason Grabosky
Grabosky@sebs.rutgers.edu
732-932-0050

Tree canopy management issues in urban environments

Urban Forestry Lab, G. H. Cook Campus

Judith Grassle
jgrassle@imcs.rutgers.edu
848-932-3458

Marine invertebrate life histories and ecology; especially invertebrate larval dispersal, settlement, and recruitment

Marine and Coastal Sciences Building, G. H. Cook Campus

Edwin Green
green@crssa.rutgers.edu
848-932-9152

Bayesian inference; quantitative methods; forest growth

Environmental and Natural Resources Building, G. H. Cook Campus

Ximing Guo
xguo@hsrl.rutgers.edu
856-785-0074, ext. 4324

Molluscan biology, genetics, evolution, and aquaculture

Haskins Shellfish Research Lab, Bivalve NJ
Marine and Coastal Sciences Building, G. H. Cook Campus

Max Haggblom
Haggblom@sebs.rutgers.edu
848-932-5646

Microbial ecology; environmental and applied microbiology

Lipman Hall, G. H. Cook Campus

Steven Handel
handel@sebs.rutgers.edu
848-932-4516

Restoration ecology; urban landscape ecology; plant population ecology; ecology in the design of public parks

Plant Physiology Building, G. H. Cook Campus

JeanMarie Hartman
jhartman@rci.rutgers.edu
848-932-8488

Plant community ecology; natural disturbance processes; wetlands

Blake Hall, G. H. Cook Campus

Bradley Hillman
hillman@sebs.rutgers.edu
848-932-3777

Viruses of plants and fungi, and molecular biology of selected fungi

Foran Hall, G. H. Cook Campus

Olaf Jensen
ojensen@marine.rutgers.edu
410-812-4842

Fisheries science, population dynamics, and ecology of aquatic ecosystems

Marine and Coastal Sciences Building, G. H. Cook Campus

Henry John-Alder
henry@sebs.rutgers.edu
848-932-1064

Ecological and evolutionary physiology; emphasis on hormone systems in lizards

Environmental and Natural Resources Building, G. H. Cook Campus

Rebecca Jordan
jordan@sebs.rutgers.edu
848-932-9164

Ecology and the evolution of behavior; learning and environmental behavior; citizen science

Environmental and Natural Resources Building, and Waller Hall G. H. Cook Campus

Michael Kennish
kennish@marine.rutgers.edu
848-932-3386
(Adjunct)

Estuarine and marine ecology, marine geology, human impacts on estuarine and marine environments

Marine and Coastal Sciences Building, G. H. Cook Campus

Andrew Kern
kern@biology.rutgers.edu
732- 445-3986

Population and comparative genomic approaches to understand genomic variation in an evolutionary context using computational and statistical approaches.

Nelson Hall, Busch Campus

Josh Kohut
kohut@marine.rutgers.edu
848-932-3496

Physical oceanography; dynamics of the coastal ocean

Marine and Coastal Sciences Building, G. H. Cook Campus

Jennifer Krumins
kruminsj@mail.montclair.edu
973-655-4397
(Adjunct)

Microbial ecology; trophic interactions and feedbacks between plants and soil organisms.

Science Hall
Montclair State Univerity

Richard Lathrop
lathrop@crssa.rutgers.edu
848-932-1580

Landscape ecology; remote sensing

Environmental and Natural Resources Building, G. H. Cook Campus

Julie Lockwood
lockwood@sebs.rutgers.edu
848-932-9336

Conservation biology, wildlife management, biological invasions

Environmental and Natural Resources Building, G. H. Cook Campus

Richard Lutz
lutz@marine.rutgers.edu
848-932-3280

Marine ecology and paleoecology; shellfish ecology; deep-sea ecology

Marine and Coastal Sciences Building, G. H. Cook Campus

George McGhee
mcghee@rci.rutgers.edu
732-445-3832

Evolutionary theory, theoretical morphology, mass extinction, marine paleoecology

Wright Geological Laboratory, Busch Campus

Marci Meixler
meixler@aesop.rutgers.edu
848-932-1081
(Adjunct)

Aquatic ecology and modeling

Environmental and Natural Resources Building, G. H. Cook Campus

Peter J. Morin
pjmorin@rci.rutgers.edu
848-932-3214

Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning; ecological networks; inducible trophic polymorphisms; community ecology

Environmental and Natural Resources Building, G. H. Cook Campus

Malin Pinsky
malin.pinsky@rutgers.edu

Marine ecology; molecular ecology; biogeography

Environmental and Natural Resources Building, G. H. Cook Campus

Cesar Rodriguez-Saona
crodriguez@sebs.rutgers.edu
609-726-1590, ext. 412

Entomology; behavioral and chemical ecology of insect-plant interactions; herbivore-induced plant responses; multitrophic interactions

Marucci Center, Chatsworth, NJ

Mark Robson
robson@aesop.rutgers.edu
848-932-6276

Exposure science and pesticide use, primarily in developing countries; the policies that impact pesticide use on a global scale; risk assessment process as it relates public health and health policy.

Foran Hall
Cook Campus

Donald Schaffner
schaffner@sebs.rutgers.edu

848-932-5411.

Modeling microbial growth; quantitative microbial risk assessment

Food Science Building, G. H. Cook Campus

Oscar Schofield
oscar@marine.rutgers.edu
848-932-3265

Phytoplankton ecology and its role in the ocean's biogeochemistry

Marine and Coastal Sciences Building, G. H. Cook Campus

Kathleen Scott
scott@biology.rutgers.edu
732-445-2806

Paleoecology; functional morphology; artiodactyl systematics

Nelson Hall, Busch Campus

Robert Scott
robertsc@rci.rutgers.edu
732-932-6760

Dietary change in human and ape evolution. 

Ruth Adams Building
Douglass Campus

Peter Smouse
smouse@sebs.rutgers.edu
848-932-1124

Population genetics; mathematical ecology; ecological genetics

Waller Hall, G. H. Cook Campus

Michael Sukhdeo
sukhdeo@sebs.rutgers.edu
732-932-9406

Parasites and their roles in food webs

Bartlett Hall, G. H. Cook Campus

Lena Struwe
struwe@sebs.rutgers.edu
848-932-6343

Plant systematics and evolution, biogeography, ethnobotany, biodiversity conservation

Foran Hall, G. H. Cook Campus

Gary Taghon
Taghon@marine.rutgers.edu
848-932-3249

Marine benthic ecology; foraging theory and behavior; microbial ecology

Marine and Coastal Sciences Building, G. H. Cook Campus

Robert Trivers
trivers@rci.rutgers.edu
732-947-8880

Natural selection and social theory; evolutionary genetics; deceit and self-deception

Biological Sciences Building, Douglass Campus

Costantino Vetriani
vetriani@marine.rutgers.edu
848-932-3379

Deep-sea microbiology; extremophiles; adaptations to extreme environments

Marine and Coastal Sciences Building, G. H. Cook Campus

Erin Vogel
erin.vogel@rutgers.edu
732-932-9886

Food acquisition and diet selection in nonhuman primates

Ruth Adams Building; Douglass Campus

James White
white@sebs.rutgers.edu
732-932-9711,ext.357

Fungal associates of plants

Foran Hall, G. H. Cook Campus

Rachael WInfree
rwinfree@rci.rutgers.edu
732-932-8315

Pollination ecology; ecosystem services; pollinator conservation

Blake Hall, G. H. Cook Campus

Ming Xu
mingxu@crssa.rutgers.edu
848-932-9211

Ecosystem ecology; remote sensing; modeling

Environmental and Natural Resources Building, G. H. Cook Campus

Ning Zhang
zhang@sebs.rutgers.edu
848-932-6348

Population and evolutionary biology of fungi; molecular detection of fungal pathogens

Foran Hall, G. H. Cook Campus


Rutgers-Camden

Name

Research Interests

Location



Rutgers-Newark and New Jersey Institute of Technology

Name

Research Interests

Location

Daniel Bunker
dbunker@njit.edu
973-642-7537

Plant community ecology and global change

Colton Hall, NJIT

Claus Holzapfel
holzapfe@andromeda.rutgers.edu
973-353-5385

Plant community ecology, species interactions and invasion biology

Boyden Hall, Newark Campus

Karina Schafer
karinavr@andromeda.rutgers.edu
973-353-1008

Global change and its effects on terrestrial ecosystems

Boyden Hall, Newark Campus

Gareth Russell
russell@njit.edu
973-353-1429

Population and community dynamics and evolution; conservation

Boyden Hall, Newark Campus

Cary Institute of Ecosystems Studies, Millbrook, NY

Name

Research Interests

Location

Jonathan Cole
colej@caryinstitute.org
845-677-7600, ext. 135

Aquatic ecology; microbiology; biogeochemistry

Cary Institute, Millbrook, NY

Stuart Findlay
findlays@caryinstitute.org
845- 677-7600, ext. 138

Marine invertebrate ecology

Cary Institute, Millbrook, NY

Peter Groffman
groffmanp@caryinstitute.org
845-677-7600, ext. 128

Terrestrial microbial ecology

Cary Institute, Millbrook, NY

Shannon LaDeau
ladeaus@ecostudies.org
845-677-7600, ext. 204

Ecology of pests and pathogens; hierarchical statistics

Cary Institute, Millbrook, NY

Gary Lovett
lovettg@ecostudies.org
845-677-7600, ext. 132

Terrestrial ecosystem ecology; biogeochemistry; air pollution

Cary Institute, Millbrook, NY

Richard Ostfeld
ostfeldr@ecostudies.org
845-677-7600, ext. 136

Population and behavioral ecology; small mammals; herbivore-plant interactions

Cary Institute, Millbrook, NY

Steward T. A. Pickett
picketts@ecostudies.org
845-677-7600, ext. 130

Plant populations and community organization; vegetation dynamics

Cary Institute, Millbrook, NY

David Strayer
strayerd@ecostudies.org
845-677-7600, ext. 148

Freshwater ecology; energy flow; ecology of freshwater invertebrates

Cary Institute, Millbrook, NY

Kathleen Weathers
weathersk@ecostudies.org
845-677-7600, ext. 137

Ecosystem ecology; nutrient cycling and atmospheric inputs

Cary Institute, Millbrook, NY