Dr. Janice Bossart


Professor of Biology


Dr. Janice BossartPh.D., Michigan State University, 1993


Office: 151 Biology Building

Phone: (985) 549-3442


Office Hours: posted outside office and by appointment


Teaching Expertise: Entomology, Ecology, Conservation Biology, Evolution

Links:Bossart Lab Page


Research Interests: Determinants and dynamics of community composition in habitat islands; Biodiversity conservation, especially traits related to species persistence versus extinction; Evolutionary ecology of insect life-history traits relating to host plant and habitat use; Integration of local genetic pattern at the scale of landscapes and species; Historical and contemporary determinants of spatial genetic structure (both molecular and quantitative variation).