Jessica Chappell

Ph.D. Ecology (ICON)
Major Advisors: Catherine Pringle


M.S. Agroenvironmental Science, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaquez

B.S. in Aquatic Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara

B.A. Spanish, University of California, Santa Barbara


Honors, Awards, and Achievements

3rd, Proposed Dissertation Research, 20th Annual Ecology Graduate Student Symposium ’14

Excellence in Graduate Recruitment ’13-’14


Sigma Xi Research Society

Research Interests

Hydrologic connectivity, stream ecosystems, population resilience, trade offs between social and ecological systems

Research Projects

Currently my research focuses on minimizing trade offs between the human and environmental need for freshwater from streams in El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico.