Our strengths at Blandy are in the areas of population, community, and evolutionary ecology, and we strive to integrate our academic research with our public education and outreach programs. The following is a list of research mentors and their general research areas. Please feel free to contact these investigators with specific questions.
|David E. Carr||University of Virginia||Plant reproductive ecology, inbreeding and genetic variation|
|Patrick Crumrine||Rowan University||Aquatic community ecology, predator-prey interactions, conservation ecology|
|Howard Epstein||University of Virginia||Ecosystem Ecology|
|Kyle Haynes||University of Virginia||Population Ecology, Dynamics of Forest Insect Outbreaks, Landscape Ecology|
|Mary McKenna||Howard University||Plant population biology, plant reproductive ecology|
|T'ai Roulston||University of Virginia||Pollination; Plant-Animal Interactions; Bee Biology|
|Itiya Aneece||University of Virginia||Ecosystem Consequences of Spread of Invasive Plants|
|Jeff Atkins||University of Virginia||Carbon and Water Cycling in Topographically Complex Watersheds|
|Ariel Firebaugh||University of Virginia||Light Pollution Effects on Lightning Bug Populations|
|Ariela Haber||University of Virginia||Mating System, Pollination Syndrome, and Phylogenetic Effects on Volatile Compounds in Mimulus|
|Gerald Woodworth||University of Virginia||Deer Herbivory Effects on Native and Invasive Plants|
Megan Dzaack (left) and Carla Gorman (right) count aphids on Mimulus ringens.
Andy Miller (Ursinus College) and Monica Arienzo (Franklin & Marshall College) prepare to collect aquatic insects.