Infectious Disease Ecology

Infectious Diseases EcologyThe study of the interactions among pathogens or parasites and their human, animal or plant hosts in the context of their environment and evolution.

Associated Faculty

Sonia Altizer
Sonia Altizer

UGA Athletic Association Professor of Ecology
Graduate Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 190
Office: (706) 542-9251
Fax: (706) 542-4819

James (Jeb) Byers
James (Jeb) Byers

Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor of Ecology
Graduate Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 194B
Office: 706-583-0012
Fax: 706-542-4819

Andy Davis
Andy Davis

Assistant Research Scientist

Ecology building, Rm. 183
Office: (706) 542-8112
Fax: (706) 542-4819

John Drake
John Drake

Distinguished Research Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Graduate Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 133
Office: 706) 818-4452
Fax: (706) 542-3344

Vanessa Ezenwa
Vanessa Ezenwa

Professor
Graduate Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 191A
Office: (706) 542-2288
Fax: (706) 542-4819

John Gittleman
John Gittleman

Dean and UGA Foundation Professor in Ecology
Graduate Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 107
Office: (706) 542-2968
Fax: (706) 542-4819

Richard Hall
Richard Hall

Assistant Professor
Graduate Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 137
Office: (706) 395-5350
Fax: (706) 542-4819

Courtney Murdock
Courtney Murdock

Assistant Professor
Graduate Faculty

Vet. Medicine, Rm. 260

Andrew Park
Andrew Park

Associate Professor
Graduate Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 34
Office: (706) 542-5373
Fax: (706) 542-4819

Pejman Rohani
Pejman Rohani

Professor
Graduate Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 103
Office: (706) 542-8838
Fax: (706) 542-4819

John Paul Schmidt
John Paul Schmidt

Assistant Research Scientist

Ecology building, Rm. 155C
Office: 706-372-1719

Patrick R. Stephens
Patrick R. Stephens

Assistant Research Scientist
Graduate Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 194A
Office: 706) 542-6145
Fax: (706) 542-4819

Upcoming Events

Ecology Seminar: Dana Hawley

3:30 pm

Ecology Building, 201 Auditorium

Disease Ecology Seminar: Daniel Coombs

12:20 pm

CEID/IDEAS Offices, Conference Room

Ecology Seminar: Jeannine Cavender-Bares

3:30 pm

Ecology Building, 201 Auditorium

Ecology Seminar: Sarah Hobbie

3:30 pm

Ecology Building, 201 Auditorium

Conservation Seminar: Kimberly Andrews

1:25 pm

Ecology Building, 201 Auditorium

Latest News

Meet our faculty: Pejman Rohani

Pejman Rohani spends his time breaking complex ideas down to the basics, building mathematical models in order to track the transmission, evolution, and population dynamics of infectious diseases.

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Ecology Teaching Postdoctoral Program

About The Odum School of Ecology (OSE) at the University of Georgia invites applications from outstanding early-career scientists for a school-supported postdoctoral appointment. They will pursue a collaborative research project

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Migrating monarch butterflies that mix with year-round residents have higher rates of parasite infection

A study led by ecologists at the University of Georgia has found evidence that migrating monarch butterflies may be risking exposure to high levels of disease at sites where some monarchs no longer migrate but instead breed year-round on patches of an exotic garden plant.

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