About the Program

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Students gain advanced knowledge in one of the following areas: agricultural ecology; conservation ecology; ecological genomics and genetics; ecosystems and landscape ecology; ecotoxicology; environmental policy & human ecology; integrative ecology; marine ecology; physiological ecology; or restoration ecology. Students graduate with the qualitative and quantitative skills necessary for professional research and teaching in ecological theory and its applications.

Degree Type
Interdisciplinary Graduate Group
Degrees Offered
M.S. Plan I
M.S. Plan II
Ph.D. Plan B
Lead Dean

College of Agriculture and Environmental Studies

Major Code
QE Exception: No outside member needed

Admissions and Fellowship Information

Admission Deadlines
General: Dec 1, 2022
Internal Fellowship Deadlines
Prospective Student Fellowship: Dec 1, 2022
Continuing Student Fellowship: Jan 15, 2023

Program Contact Information

Primary Program Contacts

Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator
JoAnna Lewis

Graduate Program Chair

Graduate Group Chair
Brian Gaylord

Additional Contacts

Program Contacts

Advisor: General
Valerie Eviner
Plant Sciences
(530) 752-8538 |

Advisor: General
Nann Fangue
Wildlife & Fisheries Biology

Advisor: Primary Contact
Janet Foley
Vm: Medicine & Epidemiology
(530) 754-9740 |

Advisor: General
Edwin Grosholz
Environmental Science & Policy
(530) 752-9151 |

Advisor: Admissions Only
Daniel Karp
Wildlife & Fisheries Biology

Advisor: General
Gregory Pasternack
Land Air & Water Resources
(530) 302-5658 |

Advisor: Admissions Only
Steven Sadro
Environmental Science & Policy

Advisor: General
Anne Todgham
Animal Science
(530) 752-1897 |

Advisor: General
Dirk Van Vuren
Wildlife & Fisheries Biology
(530) 752-4181 |

Advisor: General
Andrew Whitehead
Environmental Toxicology
(530) 754-8982 |

Advisor: General
Neal Williams

Advisor: General
Louie Yang
(530) 754-3261 |