Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1993
Office: 304 Biology Building
Phone: (985) 549-5287
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).