Mark Bertness

Robert P. Brown Professor of Biology

Problems in the population and community, ecology of marine plants and animals.

Portrait of Elizabeth Brainerd

Professor of Biology, Professor of Medical Science

Functional morphology, comparative physiology, and biomechanics.

Portrait of Amy Chew

Lecturer

Human and comparative vertebrate anatomy; mammal evolution and paleoecology; climate change; stable isotope geochemistry and macro-evolutionary theory.

Professor of Biology, Professor of Medical Science

Functional morphology, the evolution of the vertebrate locomotor system.

Assistant Professor

Detecting and characterizing natural selection in human populations and estimating human demographic histories.

Director, Plant Environmental Center/Lecturer

Professor Emerita of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Vertebrate evolution (especially Cenozoic mammals), craniodental functional morphology, mammalian systematics (especially ungulates).

Rebecca Kartzinel

Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (Research)

Plant population genetics, genomics, and ecological epigenetics.  

Portrait of Tyler Kartzinel

Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Environment and Society

Conservation biology, molecular ecology and the evolution of species interactions.

Portrait of Jim Kellner

Peggy and Henry D. Sharpe Jr. Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Environment and Society

Structure and dynamics of tropical forests, environmental remote sensing.

Portrait of Andrew Leslie

Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Paleobotany, functional morphology, and evolutionary patterns in seed plant reproductive structures.

Portrait of Douglass Morse

Hermon Bumpus Professor Emeritus of Biology, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (Research)

Behavioral ecology: foraging, life history variables, and sexual selection.

Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

 Evolutionary systems biology, evolutionary medicine, epidemiology.

Portrait of Stephen Porder

Assistant Provost for Sustainability, Associate Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Environment and Society, Graduate Program Co-Director

Biogeochemistry, nutrient cycling in tropical forests, interaction between geologic and ecological processes.

Portrait of Sohini Ramachandran

Associate Professor of Biology, Associate Professor of Computer Science, Director of the Center for Computational Molecular Biology

Population genetics and evolutionary theory, applied to human genetic variation.

Stephen T. Olney Professor of Natural History, Professor of Biology, Chair of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Molecular ecology and evolution, coevolution of nuclear and mitochondrial genomes, and speciation.

Portrait of Dale Ritter

Senior Lecturer in Biology

Vice Chair of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Biomechanics and energetics of vertebrate movement.  

Associate Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Associate Professor of Environment and Society

Species invasions of non-native plants and animals; Evaluating conservation strategies best suited to preserving biodiversity from the novel threats posed by climate change.

Portrait of Katherine Smith

Associate Dean of Biology Undergraduate Education, Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (Research)

Conservation Medicine; Disease Ecology; Biogeography; Global Environmental Change.

Portrait of Sharon Swartz

Professor of Biology, Professor of Engineering

Biomechanics, functional morphology, and the evolution of vertebrate limbs.

Professor of Biology

Life history evolution with an emphasis on Senescence.

Associate Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Graduate Program Co-Director

Darwinian evolution at the level of individual mutations within protein coding genes.

Portrait of Timothy Whitfield

Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (Research), Collections Manager, Brown University Herbarium

Documenting patterns of plant diversity; investigating mechanisms driving plant species coexistence in tropical and temperate ecosystems.

Portrait of Jon Witman

Professor of Biology

Population and community ecology, oceanography, and marine biology.