Researchers at PLE

PLE is privileged to have a fantastic group of faculty, post-docs, graduate students, and undergraduate students conducting research at the field site. We attract researchers both from our region and from throughout the country.

 

Professors and Personnel* Institutions Research topics at PLE
Dr. Tia-Lynn Ashman

Dr. Tia-Lynn Ashman



University of Pittsburgh Ecological context for floral and sexual system evolution
Dr. Walter Carson

Dr. Walter Carson

University of Pittsburgh Empirical tests of competition theory and predation theory in plant communities
Dr. Melissa Hughes

Dr. Melissa Hughes

College of Charleston Sexual selection and multimodal communication in song sparrows
Dr. Susan Kalisz

Dr. Susan Kalisz



University of Pittsburgh Plant population genetics

Dr. Stephen Matter

University of Cincinnati Spatial population dynamics, metapopulation ecology, dispersal, plant insect-interactions, ecological modeling

Dr. Nate Morehouse

University of Pittsburgh Evolution of coloration
Dr. Stephen Nowicki

Dr. Steve Nowicki

Duke University Complexity and information in avian signals

Dr. Jonathan Pruitt

University of Pittsburgh Behavioral ecology

Dr. Rick Relyea

University of Pittsburgh Aquatic ecology, toxicology, evolution, and behavior
Dr. William Searcy

Dr. William Searcy

University of Miami Complexity and information in avian signals
Dr. Andrew Turner

Dr. Andrew Turner

Clarion University of Pennsylvnia Aquatic ecology: The role of trait-mediated indirect effects in shaping communities

Dr. Sarah Woodley

Duquesne University Effects of environmental  stressers on amphibian reproduction and health