Enviromental Science Master's Program Faculty

NameArea of Emphasis
Ajemian, MatthewFisheries ecology and conservation
Anderson, RindyBehavioral ecology, communication, cognition, sexual selection
Baldwin, John D.Population genetics and reproductive biology
Benscoter, BrianPlant and wetland ecology and fire ecology
Brooks, RandyMarine behavioral ecology, symbiology, coral reefs
Comas, XavierPeatland Geophysics: Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), Resistivity and Induced Polarization (IP) imaging, EM31
Dawson-Scully, Ken Neurobiology of cellular stress and neuroprotection using live cell imaging, electrophysiology and behavior genetics
Detwiler, KatePrimate hybridization and speciation, molecular primatology, primate behavioral ecology, conservation of African monkeys and their rainforest habitats
Devlin , Donna J.Plant-invertebrate effects on community composition, primarily in estuarine and marine settings (mangrove and salt marsh communities)
Dorn, NathanFreshwater ecology and community ecology
Esiobu, NwadiutoEnvironmental microbiology, drug resistance and antimicrobiosis
Fadiman, MariaEthnobotany, Latin America, world cultures and environments, environmental issues, rain forest ecosystems
Frazier, Evelyn MarquesEntomology, plant/insect interactions
Gawlik, DaleAvian and wetland ecology
Haky, JeromeStructure-activity relationships in gas and liquid chromatography, alumina-based chromatographic stationary phases, aluminum phosphonate complexes in solution and in the solid state, organometallic polymers as selective adsorbents, new methods for analysis of proteins, peptides and other biological compounds
Hanisak, M. DennisPhysiological Ecology of Marine Plants (Macroalgae and Seagrasses), Nutrient Dynamics, Coral Reef Ecology, Biology of Deep-water Macroalgae, Aquaculture (particularly Marine Plant Cultivation)
Hanson, HowardAtmosphere-ocean interaction, boundary-layer meteorology, upper ocean processes, climate system feedback processes, climate system feedback processes, alternative/renewable energy strategies
Hart, KristenPopulation-level studies of the ecology of herpetofauna and other wildlife
Hindle, TobinEcological regeneration, strategies to integrate science, society and nature, geographical information science
Hughes, ColinEvolutionary and conservation genetics
Ivy, RussTransport network analysis, economic and socio-cultural impacts of tourism, urban revitalization, regional development and planning
Kajiura, StephenFunctional morphology and sensory biology of marine fish
Koch-Rose, MargueriteMarine botany, nutrient cycling and climate change in tropical marine systems
Lapointe, BrianAlgal physiology and biochemistry, seagrass and coral reef ecology, eutrophication, marine bioinvasions, marine conservation
Louda, WilliamEnvironmental biogeochemistry, chlorophylls, carotenoids, phycobiliproteins and sunscreen pigments, microalgal community assessment and water quality
Markwith, ScottBiogeography, biogeomorphology, population and conservation genetics, vegetation dynamics and disturbance, aquatic systems
Meeroff, DanielSolid waste management, water chemistry, hazardous waste treatment, pollution prevention, water/wastewater treatment processes, green engineering
Milton, Sarah L.Vertebrate anoxia tolerance, marine turtle physiology
Mitsova, DianaEnvironmental modeling, climate change, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), spatial statistics, land cover change modeling, network analysis, hazard assessment
Moore, JonEcology, evolution, and distribution of fishes, biology of deep-sea animals, conservation and biodiversity of scrub and flatwood habitats in Florida, and herpetology
Noonburg, ErikEcological modeling
O'Corry-Crowe, GregInvestigating interactions between these apex predators and their environment
Oleinik, AntonCenozoic stratigraphy, molluscan paleontology, paleobiogeography and paleoclimates of high-latitude regions
Owen, DianneInvasion biology, ecological modeling, landscape and community ecology, plant physiological ecology
Petuch, EdwardThe geology, biostratigraphy, and invertebrate paleontology of the Floridian Peninsula and the Atlantic Coastal Plain
Proffitt, C. EdwardEcology of marine macrophytes and invertebrates
Qian, LianfenTime series analysis and regression modeling, survival analysis, environmental statistics, parameter and function estimation, weak convergence of stochastic processes and their applications to statistics
Roberts, CharlesExtracting thematic information from remotely sensed imagery, reconstruction of past environments using remotely sensed data
Root, TaraGround water chemistry, water-rock interaction, groundwater sustainability
Salmon, MichaelAnimal behavior
Santaniello, NielEnvironmental journalism, news writing, web research for journalism
Warburton, DavidEnvironmental geochemistry, especially in interactions between the terrestrial biosphere and the environment, and possible regulation of the environment by the biosphere
Wetterer, JamesBiogeography, ecology, and environmental impact of ants,biogeography and ecology of West Indian ants, distribution, impact, and control of exotic ants, impact of exotic ants on hatchling sea turtles in Florida
Wyneken, JeanetteIntegrative biology, comparative and functional morphology
Xie, ZhixiaoGeographic image retrieval, high resolution images, spatial temporal GIS analysis, environment health, invasive species
Zhang, Xing-HaiPlant physiology, molecular biology and biotechnology