Natalie Mueller

Natalie Mueller

Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Primary subject of interest:  Plant domestication, agrobiodiversity, developemental plasticity and evolution

Primary geographic interest:  United States, Kenya

Jonathan A. Myers

Jonathan A. Myers

Associate Professor of Biology, Washington University in Saint Louis

Primary subject of interest: Community ecology, plant diversity, longleaf pine ecosystems

Primary geographic interest: Southeastern coastal plains (US); temperature and tropical forests

Paulo Natenzon

Paulo Natenzon

Associate Professor of Business Economics, Olin Business School

Primary subject(s) of interest: Microeconomics, Decision Theory, Behavioral Economics

Kenneth Olsen

Kenneth Olsen

Professor of Biology, Washington University in Saint Louis

Primary subject of interest: Plant evolution, ecological genomics, evolution of crops and wild relatives

Primary geographic interest: North America, East Asia, Southeast Asia

Patricia Olynyk

Patricia Olynyk

Chair, Graduate School of Art MFA in Visual Art Program, Florence and Frank Bush Professor of Art

Primary subject of interest:   I am an artist who develops projects that relate to animal behavior and conservation, and interspecies communication. I am also interested in narratives that relate to the anthropocene and in the environmental imagination.

Primary geographic interest:  Canada, Japan, US

B. Duygu Özpolat

B. Duygu Özpolat

Assistant Professor of Biology

Eleanor Pardini

Eleanor Pardini

Assistant Director and Senior Lecturer, Environmental Studies, Washington University in Saint Louis

Primary subject of interest: Rare plants, plant population ecology, restoration ecology

Primary geographic interest: Coastal sand dunes of northern California

John Parks

John Parks

Lecturer, Environmental Studies, Washington University in Saint Louis

Rachel Penczykowski

Rachel Penczykowski

Assistant Professor of Biology, Washington University in Saint Louis

Primary subject of interest: Plant-pathogen interactions, Plantago and Powdery Mildew, disease ecology, food webs

Primary geographic interest: Latitudinal gradient spanning the Mississippi River Basin (N Minnesota to the Mississippi Delta)/Åland Island of SW Finland

Anya Plutynski

Anya Plutynski

Associate Professor of Philosophy, Faculty Member in the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences, and Graduate Director in Philosophy; Washington University in Saint Louis

Primary subject of interest: History and philosophy of biology and medicine, conservation, biodiversity, ethics

Thomas Prang

Thomas Prang

Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology

Jenny Price

Jenny Price

Research Fellow, Sam Fox School of Arts and Architecture, Washington University in Saint Louis

Primary subject of interest: Public arts and humanities projects--Environment and public space

Primary geographic interest: Los Angeles, Saint Louis

David C. Queller

David C. Queller

Spencer T. Olin Professor of Biology, Washington University in Saint Louis

Primary subject of interest: Social amoebae (Dictyostelium) and Bacteria social evolution, Relatedness, Mutualisms, Symbiosis

Primary geographic interest: Mountain Lake Biological Station, Tyson Research Center, Costa Rica, Panama

Rodrigo Reis

Rodrigo Reis

Professor and Chair of Urban Design, Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in Saint Louis

Primary subject of interest: Livability, Built environment, and Public health

Primary geographic interest: Brazil, Saint Louis, UK, Colombia, Chile

Susanne Renner

Susanne Renner

Honorary Professor of Biology

Primary subject of interest:  Plant evolution; plant sexual systems; mutualisms; biogeography; history of systematics

Primary geographic interest:  Worldwide

Jill Richardson

Jill Richardson

Lecturer, Anthropology

Primary subject(s) of interest:  Governance of natural resources, environmental social movements, race and ethnicity

Primary geographic area of interest:  United States (Montana)

Tara Rocque

Tara Rocque

Assistant Professor of Practice, Washington University School of Law

Crickette  Sanz

Crickette Sanz

Associate Professor of Biological Anthropology, Washington University in Saint Louis

Primary subject of interest: Trees, carbon, conesrvation, Goualoogo triangle

Primary geographic interest: Republic of Congo

Barbara Schaal

Barbara Schaal

Professor of Biology, Mary-Dell Chilton Distinguished Professor, Washington University in Saint Louis

Odean Serrano

Odean Serrano

Founder, Countering Wildlife Trafficking Institute

Primary subject(s) of interest: Wildlife Conservation, Geospatial Analytics, Anti-Poaching, Countering Wildlife Trafficking

Primary geographic interest: Central African Republic, Madagascar, United States, *Mali, Burkina Faso (*Support research remotely from US)

Joe Steensma

Joe Steensma

Professor of Practice, Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in Saint Louis

Primary subject of interest: Sustainability, fisheries, biodiversity and health, birds

Primary geographic interest: Bahamas, Haiti, Costa Rica, Australia, Global

Glenn Stone

Glenn Stone

Professor of Sociocultural Anthropology and Environmental Studies, Washington University in Saint Louis

David Strait

David Strait

Professor, Anthropology

Primary subject of interest:  Paleoanthropology, Biogeography, Systematics

Primary geographic interest:  South Africa, Italy

Joan  E. Strassman

Joan E. Strassman

Charles Rebstock Professor of Biology, Washington University in Saint Louis

Primary subject of interest: Social amoebae (Dictyostelium) and bacteria social evolution, relatedness, mutualisms, symbiosis

Primary geographic interest: Mountain Lake Biological Station, Tyson Research Center, Costa Rica, Panama

Alan Templeton

Alan Templeton

Charles Rebstock Professor Emeritus of Biology, Washington University in Saint Louis

Primary subject of interest: Endangered salamanders, reintroduction of wild ass, conservation genetics, landscape genetics and restoration of collared lizards

Primary geographic interest: Israel (salamanders and wild ass); Glade Communities in the Ozarks (collared lizards)

Mikhail Tikhonov

Mikhail Tikhonov

Assistant Professor of Physics

Primary subject of interest:   Statistical physics, Microbial eco/evo

Primary geographic interest:  United States

David Wang

David Wang

Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Pathology and Immunology

Primary subject of interest:  Viral biodiversity and genomics

Primary geographic interest:  USA, France

Wes Warren

Wes Warren

Assistant Director of Comparative Genomics, McDonnell Genome Institute, Washington University School of Medicine

Primary subject of interest: Evolution of vertebrate traits, question: how does the loss or adaptation of a trait correlate to genome change?

Primary geographic area of interest: Global

Katie Westby

Katie Westby

Postdoctoral Research Associate - Tyson Research Center

Primary subject(s) of interest: Ecology and evolution of mosquitoes, urban, invasion, and disease ecology.

Primary geographic interest:  United States

Helina Woldekiros

Helina Woldekiros

Assistant Professor of Archaeology, Washington University in Saint Louis

Primary subject of interest: Zooarchaelogy

Primary geographic interest: Ethiopia, Horn of Africa

Heather Woofter

Heather Woofter

Director of the College of Architecture and Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design

Primary subject of interest:  Architecture, urban design, landscape architecture, art

Primary geographic interest:  I am applying the role of Director, working with faculty across disciplines. In addition, I am a practitioner and we have architectural projects around the world -- not specifically in Biodiversity work, although this is an interest, and of holistic importance for architects. At this time, perhaps only to 'pin' St. Louis.

Emily Wroblewski

Emily Wroblewski

Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Washington University in Saint Louis

Primary subject of interest: Primate population and evolutionary genomics, immunogenomis

Primary geographic area of interest: United States, Tanzania, Uganda, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Cameroon

Michael Wysession

Michael Wysession

Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

Xuehua Zhong

Xuehua Zhong

Professor of Biology

Primary subject of interest: Epigenetics, Climate change, Plant adaptation

Primary geographic interest: United States, Asia, China