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Ambrose Ambrose, Stanley
ambrose@illinois.edu

217-244-3504
Professor - Anthropology

Archeology of modern human origins in Africa; genetic paleodemography; stable isotope ecology and paleoecology; dietary reconstruction; African ecology
Photo Bell, Alison
alisonmb@illinois.edu
439 Morrill Hall
217-265-5469
Professor - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior
Affiliate - Institute for Genomic Biology
Member - Neuroscience Program


Proximate causes and ultimate consequences of individual differences in behavior
Maybe Berenbaum, May
maybe@illinois.edu
216A Morrill Hall / 318B Morrill Hall
217-333-2910 / 217-333-7784
Professor & Head - Entomology
Professor - Plant Biology
Swanlund Chair


Chemical interactions between insects and host plants and their implications in the organization of natural communities
Jbrawn Brawn, Jeffrey
jbrawn@illinois.edu
W-503 Turner Hall
217-244-5937
Professor and Head - Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences
Affiliate - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior


Conservation biology; comparative population and community ecology of vertebrates, especially birds; tropical ecology; statistical ecology; molecular evolutionary ecology
Clancy Clancy, Kathryn
kclancy@illinois.edu
109 Davenport Hall
217-244-1509
Associate Professor - Anthropology
Affiliate - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior


Human reproductive ecologist who specializes in women's health, endometrial function and evolutionary medicine. Dr. Clancy's work challenges assumptions about what constitutes normal reproductive physiology, and clinical threshold hypotheses regarding health.
Fuller Fuller, Becky
rcfuller@illinois.edu
104 Shelford Vivarium
217-333-9065
Professor - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior

Speciation, animal behavior and its underlying neurological mechanisms; sexual selection and the evolution of mating systems; phenotypic plasticity
P garber Garber, Paul
p-garber@illinois.edu
Dept. of Anthropology, Davenport Hall
217-333-3616
Professor Emeritus - Anthropology

Cognitive aspects of foraging, behavioral ecology, and mating systems of New World primates
Hanks phymatodes testaceus Hanks, Lawrence
hanks@illinois.edu

Professor - Entomology

Chemical ecology and conservation biological control
Kpjohnso Johnson, Kevin
kpjohnso@illinois.edu
284 Natural Resources Building, 607 E. Peabody Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
217-244-9267
Principal Ornithologist - Illinois Natural History Survey
Affiliate - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior; Entomology


Molecular systematics, host-parasite co-evolution, comparative approaches to studying the evolution of behavior in birds, co-speciation between birds and parasitic lice, population genetics of island biogeography
Ken Paige, Ken
k-paige@illinois.edu
483 Morrill Hall
217-244-6606
Professor - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior

Our lab focuses on several areas of research including 1) the ecology and evolutionary biology of species interactions with an emphasis on overcompensation (enhanced fitness following herbivory), 2) the role of somatic mutation and endoreduplication (replication of the genome without mitotic cell division) in allowing an individual plant to evolve and adjust to environmental challenges, 3) conservation genetics, focusing on the ecological and evolutionary consequences of small population size, and 4) phylogeographic analyses with a focus on understanding how organisms have responded to anthropogenic, geologic and climatic history.
Spunya1 Punyasena, Surangi
spunya1@illinois.edu
139 Morrill Hall
217-244-8049
Associate Professor, Associate Head, Director of Graduate Studies - Plant Biology

Palynology, paleoecology, paleoclimate, and computer vision applications
Jrhodes Rhodes, Justin
jrhodes@illinois.edu
3315 Beckman Institute
217-265-0021
Professor - Psychology

Neuroendocrinology of socially influenced sex change in anemonefish
Stein jeff180829 03 b 4 Stein, Jeffrey A.
jastein@illinois.edu
145 Natural Resources Studies Annex
(217) 244-1516
Assistant Research Scientist - Illinois Natural History Survey

Our lab studies basic and applied ecology of freshwater and marine fishes, seeking to explore how human activities can impact the reproductive ecology and behavior of fishes, ultimately translating findings into meaningful and effective conservation actions.
Rstumpf Stumpf, Rebecca
rstumpf@illinois.edu
Department of Anthropology
217-333-3616
Professor - Anthropology
Affiliate - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior


Sexual selection, hominid behavior, endocrinology, primate microbial ecology, primate evolution, reproductive mechanisms, preterm birth
Rwhitakr Whitaker, Rachel
rwhitakr@illinois.edu
C222 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory
217-244-8420
Associate Professor - Molecular and Cellular Biology

Microbial evolutionary ecology; population genomics; biogeography; horizontal gene transfer; effects of disturbance on microbial populations; Archaea
Ambrose
Ambrose, Stanley
ambrose@illinois.edu

217-244-3504

Professor - Anthropology

Archeology of modern human origins in Africa; genetic paleodemography; stable isotope ecology and paleoecology; dietary reconstruction; African ecology
Photo
Bell, Alison
alisonmb@illinois.edu
439 Morrill Hall
217-265-5469

Professor - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior Affiliate - Institute for Genomic Biology Member - Neuroscience Program

Proximate causes and ultimate consequences of individual differences in behavior
Maybe
Berenbaum, May
maybe@illinois.edu
216A Morrill Hall / 318B Morrill Hall
217-333-2910 / 217-333-7784

Professor & Head - Entomology Professor - Plant Biology Swanlund Chair

Chemical interactions between insects and host plants and their implications in the organization of natural communities
Jbrawn
Brawn, Jeffrey
jbrawn@illinois.edu
W-503 Turner Hall
217-244-5937

Professor and Head - Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences Affiliate - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior

Conservation biology; comparative population and community ecology of vertebrates, especially birds; tropical ecology; statistical ecology; molecular evolutionary ecology
Clancy
Clancy, Kathryn
kclancy@illinois.edu
109 Davenport Hall
217-244-1509

Associate Professor - Anthropology Affiliate - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior

Human reproductive ecologist who specializes in women's health, endometrial function and evolutionary medicine. Dr. Clancy's work challenges assumptions about what constitutes normal reproductive physiology, and clinical threshold hypotheses regarding health.
Fuller
Fuller, Becky
rcfuller@illinois.edu
104 Shelford Vivarium
217-333-9065

Professor - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior

Speciation, animal behavior and its underlying neurological mechanisms; sexual selection and the evolution of mating systems; phenotypic plasticity
P garber
Garber, Paul
p-garber@illinois.edu
Dept. of Anthropology, Davenport Hall
217-333-3616

Professor Emeritus - Anthropology

Cognitive aspects of foraging, behavioral ecology, and mating systems of New World primates
Hanks phymatodes testaceus
Hanks, Lawrence
hanks@illinois.edu



Professor - Entomology

Chemical ecology and conservation biological control
Kpjohnso
Johnson, Kevin
kpjohnso@illinois.edu
284 Natural Resources Building, 607 E. Peabody Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
217-244-9267

Principal Ornithologist - Illinois Natural History Survey Affiliate - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior; Entomology

Molecular systematics, host-parasite co-evolution, comparative approaches to studying the evolution of behavior in birds, co-speciation between birds and parasitic lice, population genetics of island biogeography
Ken
Paige, Ken
k-paige@illinois.edu
483 Morrill Hall
217-244-6606

Professor - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior

Our lab focuses on several areas of research including 1) the ecology and evolutionary biology of species interactions with an emphasis on overcompensation (enhanced fitness following herbivory), 2) the role of somatic mutation and endoreduplication (replication of the genome without mitotic cell division) in allowing an individual plant to evolve and adjust to environmental challenges, 3) conservation genetics, focusing on the ecological and evolutionary consequences of small population size, and 4) phylogeographic analyses with a focus on understanding how organisms have responded to anthropogenic, geologic and climatic history.
Spunya1
Punyasena, Surangi
spunya1@illinois.edu
139 Morrill Hall
217-244-8049

Associate Professor, Associate Head, Director of Graduate Studies - Plant Biology

Palynology, paleoecology, paleoclimate, and computer vision applications
Jrhodes
Rhodes, Justin
jrhodes@illinois.edu
3315 Beckman Institute
217-265-0021

Professor - Psychology

Neuroendocrinology of socially influenced sex change in anemonefish
Stein jeff180829 03 b 4
Stein, Jeffrey A.
jastein@illinois.edu
145 Natural Resources Studies Annex
(217) 244-1516

Assistant Research Scientist - Illinois Natural History Survey

Our lab studies basic and applied ecology of freshwater and marine fishes, seeking to explore how human activities can impact the reproductive ecology and behavior of fishes, ultimately translating findings into meaningful and effective conservation actions.
Rstumpf
Stumpf, Rebecca
rstumpf@illinois.edu
Department of Anthropology
217-333-3616

Professor - Anthropology Affiliate - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior

Sexual selection, hominid behavior, endocrinology, primate microbial ecology, primate evolution, reproductive mechanisms, preterm birth
Rwhitakr
Whitaker, Rachel
rwhitakr@illinois.edu
C222 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory
217-244-8420

Associate Professor - Molecular and Cellular Biology

Microbial evolutionary ecology; population genomics; biogeography; horizontal gene transfer; effects of disturbance on microbial populations; Archaea


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