Tenure Faculty

Dr. Lynn Clark in the grass room of the Pohl Conservatory
Professor and Interim Chair, Director, Ada Hayden Herbarium
Plant Systematics and Evolution
Distinguished Professor
Evolutionary Biology, Morphometrics, Biostatistics
Life-history Evolution
William Crumpton
Environmental Science, Water Resources, Wetland Ecology
Dr. Steven Hall photo
Associate Professor
Ecosystem Ecology, Biogeochemistry
Associate Professor
Statistical Phylogenetics, Macroevolution, Molecular Evolution
Associate and Cassling Family Professor
Evolutionary Genomics, Population Genetics
Associate Professor
Dennis Lavrov
Molecular Phylogenetics, Evolutionary Genomics, Invertebrate Biology
Dr. Chaoqun Lu photo
Associate Professor
Macro-systems Ecology, Ecosystem Modeling, Global Biogeochemistry
Dr. James W. Raich
Ecosystems; Biogeochemistry; Global Change Biology; Environmental Science; Forestry
Assistant Professor
Physiological Ecology
Kevin j. Roe
Associate Professor
Systematics, Population Genetics, Evolutionary Biology
Dr. Haldre Rogers photo
Associate Professor
Plant Population and Community Ecology, Global Change, Conservation
Associate Professor
Evolution and Development, Molecular Evolution, Evolutionary Biology
Amy Toth
Behavioral Ecology, Evolutionary Genomics
Nicole Valenzuela
Evolutionary Biology, Evolutionary Genomics, Evolution and Development
Rob Wallace, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Iowa State University
Associate Professor
Plant Systematics and Evolution, Botany, Taxonomy
Jonathan F. Wendel
Distinguished Professor
Plant Evolutionary Genomics, Molecular Evolution, Plant Systematics and Evolution
Brian Wilsey

Adjunct Faculty

Lori Biederman portrait
Adjunct Associate Professor
Community Ecology, Conservation Ecology, Restoration Ecology
Boris Jovanovic
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Ecotoxicology, Aquatic Toxicology, Nanotoxicology
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Primatology, Biological Anthropology, Evolution and Development
Dr. John Pleasants photo
Adjunct Associate Professor
Insect and Plant Population Biology
Ryan Weaver
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Mitochondrial Physiology, Mitonuclear Ecology, Sexual Selection

Affiliate and Collaborating Faculty

Image of Mark Widrlechner
Affiliate Associate Professor
Modeling, Systematics, Conservation Ecology

Emeritus Faculty

Bonnie Bowen
Adjunct Assistant Professor (Retired)
Behavioral Ecology, Conservation Genetics, Women in Science
Dr. William R Clark photo
Professor Emeritus
Population Ecology, Wildlife Conservation
Jim Colbert in the Boundary Waters
Associate Professor Emeritus
Evolution Education, Biodiversity Education, Iowa Lichen Diversity
Brent Danielson
Small Mammal Ecology and Evolution
John Downing
Professor Emeritus
Limnology, Aquatic Ecology, Global Ecology
Dr. Fred Janzen photo
Professor Emeritus
Quantitative Genetics, Evolutionary Biology, Life-history Evolution
Dr. Kirk Moloney photo
Professor Emeritus
Plant Population and Community Ecology, Spatial Statistics
Dr. John D. Nason
Population Genetics, Molecular Ecology, Evolutionary Biology
Dr. Barbara Pleasants photo
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Vertebrate Biology
Arnold van der Vall sailing in St Martin
Professor Emeritus
Wetland Ecology
Carol Vleck
Professor Emerita
Physiological Ecology


Jacob Eeling
Teaching Lab Associate
Wetland Ecology, Restoration Ecology
Emily Kapler
Student Services Specialist II, Transfer Student Coordinator
Conservation Biology, Restoration Ecology, Botany
Graduate Student Services Specialist I
Grad student support, assistantships/LOI, grad courses/textbooks
Deborah Lewis
Curator III
Iowa Floristics, Systematics, Curation
Administrative Assistant II
Workday, Keys, Building Access
Greenhouse Manager
Horticulture, Plant Production
Christopher G Myers photo
Teaching Laboratory Coordinator
Environmental Science, Biology, Paleoclimatology
Research Scientist II
Water Chemistry
Lauren N Ramos photo
Coordinator, Undergraduate Student Services, EEOB/GDCB
Undergraduate Student Services, Biology
Picture of Ryan Sanderson
Systems Support Specialist III
Computers, Research IT, Software
Chanda L Skelton photo
Teaching Laboratory Coordinator
Student Services Coordinator II
Student Services
Sarah Wehner
Academic Adviser I, First Year Experience Coordinator