Kathryn L. Amatangelo ( PDF)


Stanford University, Ph.D. Ecology and Evolution, 2008.

University of Michigan, B.S. Natural Resource Ecology and Management, 2001.

Professional Experience

Post-Doctoral Research Associate, July 2010-present
Brown University, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Post-Doctoral Research Associate, 2008-2010
University of Wisconsin, Madison, Department of Botany

Research Associate, 2000-2002
Great Lakes Fishery Commission, Ann Arbor, Michigan


See Publications page.

Teaching Experience and Training

Participation in Brown Sheridan Teaching Course I and University of Wisconsin Delta teaching courses Teaching large classes (2009) and The College Classroom (2008)

Teaching assistant (Stanford): General Ecology, Plant Physiological Ecology, and Core Biology - Ecology lab.  

Guest lectures and modules: Drivers of change in Wisconsin forests (Conservation Biology, Brown); Ecosystems module (Extinction, Wisconsin) including lectures, readings, and discussion; Physiological adaptations and competition (Plant Physiological Ecology, Stanford)

Mentoring Experience and Training

Participation in University of Wisconsin Delta course Research mentor training (2008).

Co-mentored undergraduate students: Lee Stevens (Brown), Maggie Goter (Brown), Hallie Stallman (Wyoming), Patrick Cordova (Stanford)

Mentored high school students: Samuel Greene (Wisconsin), Cyrus Pinto (Stanford)

Academic advisor:  2005-2008 (Stanford).  

Outreach and Service

Co-designed secondary school teaching modules.

Science and technology advisor.  2004.  Stanford’s STEP (Science Teacher Education Program). 

Reviews for the National Science Foundation, Global Change Biology, Biotropica, Oikos, Oecologia, Forest Ecology and Management, Biological Invasions, Plant Ecology, Plant and Soil, Ecology, and Journal of Plant Ecology