Evolutionary Ecology / Biogeography

Evolutionary ecology and biogeography iconEvolutionary ecology is the study of how interactions between and within species change over time as species evolve, taking into account factors such as competition, mutualism, predation and pathogens. Biogeography is the study of the geographical distribution of plants and animals.

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

Jill Anderson
Jill Anderson

Associate Professor
Graduate Faculty
Joint appointment: Dept. of Genetics, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences

Davison Life Sciences Complex, Rm. C314A
Office: (706) 542-0853

James (Jeb) Byers
James (Jeb) Byers

Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor of Ecology
Associate Dean for Research and Operations
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

Vanessa Ezenwa
Vanessa Ezenwa

Professor
Graduate Faculty
Joint appointment: Dept. of Infectious Diseases, College of Veterinary Medicine

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

Byron Freeman
Byron Freeman

Senior Public Service Associate and Director of the Georgia Museum of Natural History
Graduate Faculty

River Basin Center, Rm. 104
Office: (706) 583-0978
Fax: (706) 542-4819

John L. Gittleman
John L. Gittleman

Dean and UGA Foundation Professor in Ecology
Graduate Faculty

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

Ricardo Holdo
Ricardo Holdo

Associate Professor and Odum Chair
Graduate Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 188-B
Office: (706) 542-0075
Fax: (706) 542-3344

Jacqueline Mohan
Jacqueline Mohan

Associate Professor
Graduate Faculty

Biological Sciences building, Rm. 708
Office: (706)-542-3363
Fax: (706) 542-3363

Andrew Park
Andrew Park

Associate Professor
Graduate Faculty
Joint appointment: Dept. of Infectious Diseases, College of Veterinary Medicine

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

Catherine Pringle
Catherine Pringle

Distinguished Research Professor
Graduate Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 133
Office: (706) 583-0462
Fax: (706) 542-3344

O. E. (Gene) Rhodes
O. E. (Gene) Rhodes

Professor and Director of the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory
Graduate Faculty

Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, PO Drawer E
Office: (803) 725-8191
Fax: (803) 725-3309

John Paul Schmidt
John Paul Schmidt

Lecturer
Graduate Faculty

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

Patrick R. Stephens
Patrick R. Stephens

Associate Research Scientist
Graduate Faculty

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

John Wares
John Wares

Professor
Graduate Faculty
Joint appointment: Dept. of Genetics, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences

Davison Life Sciences Complex, Rm. C326B
Office: (706) 542-7720

Takao Sasaki
Takao Sasaki

Assistant Professor
Graduate Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 194D

Upcoming Events

Ecology Seminar: Faculty Lightning Talks

3:30 pm

Ecology Building, Auditorium

Ecology Seminar: Manuel Leal

3:30 pm

Ecology Building, Auditorium

Disease Ecology Workshop: Rebecca Borchering

12:10 pm

Ecology Building, Seminar Room 117

Ecology Seminar: Nick Keiser

3:30 pm

Ecology Building, Auditorium

Disease Ecology Seminar: Cara Brook

12:10 pm

Ecology Building, 117

Latest News

Molly Fisher’s research featured in Discover Magazine

The January/February 2019 issue of Discover Magazine featured research by Odum School doctoral candidate Molly Fisher.

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Ginseng in decline in the eastern United States

American ginseng is in decline thanks chiefly to range-wide overharvesting, but that trend could potentially be reversed by promoting and supporting ginseng cultivation.

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UGA Ecology alumna Beth Shapiro will deliver 2019 Boyd Lecture

UGA Ecology alumna Beth Shapiro, BS/MS ’99, will deliver the 2019 Boyd Lecture at 1 PM on April 4.

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