Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Emeritus/Adjunct Faculty

Top ⇑Emeritus Faculty

Stuart S. BamforthProfessor Emeritus of Biology


John BarberProfessor Emeritus of Biology

Research Interests: Plant Physiology, Aquatic Toxicology; The ways in which aquatic plants, principally the duckweeds, deal with anthropogenic organics and with heavy metal pollution. The effects of ethylene glycol and propylene glycol, two commonly used desiccants/coolants, on Lemna gibba in sterile culture and on the biosorption of actinides, particularly thorium, by L. gibba.

John H. CarusoSenior Professor of the Practice Emeritus

Ph.D., Tulane, 1975


Research Interests: Systematics of marine fishes, especially chaunacid and lophiid anglerfishes, and deep-sea fishes of the Gulf of Mexico.

Harold A. DundeeProfessor Emeritus of Biology

Ph.D., Michigan, 1958

Curator: Curator of Amphibians and Reptiles, Tulane University Museum of Natural History
Chairman: Chairman of the Louisiana Reptile and Amphibian Task Force, an advisory body to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
Research Interests: Relationships between tarantulas, large spiders, and frogs. Natural history and distribution of Louisiana reptiles and amphibians. Laws and regulations for collecting and/or sale of Louisiana native herpetofauna. Actual correct citations of literature, especially older books in biology.

Milton F. FingermanProfessor Emeritus of Biology

Research Interests: Crustacean Biology, Endocrine Mechanisms, Color Changes, Growth, and Reproduction.

Royal D. SuttkusProfessor Emeritus of Biology (Deceased)

Arthur L. WeldenIda Richardson Professor Emeritus of Botany (Deceased)

Ph.D., 1954, Iowa

Top ⇑Adjunct Faculty

All terms July 1, 2011 - July 30, 2015 unless otherwise noted

Jeffrey Q. ChambersAdjunct Associate Professor


Dr. Terry ChristensonAssociate Professor

Office: Department of Psychology, 2007 Percival Stern Hall

Dr. Julie Sloan DenslowProfessor

Office: Institute of Pacific Island Forestry, USDA Forest Services
60 Nowelo Street Hilo, HI 96720

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Dr. Renata Durães RibeiroAdjunct Professor and Research Postdoc

Ph.D., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2008
M.Sc., Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, 2001

Office: 4013 Percival Stern Hall
Research Interests: Avian ecology, behavior, conservation and evolution. Ecological influences on the evolution of complex behaviors and sexual selection dynamics, consequences of environmental alteration on animal communities and ecological processes, especially in tropical forests.

Dr. E. Allen HerreProfessor


Dr. Craig HoodProfessor

Affiliation: Loyola University, Department of Biological Sciences

Dr. John A. McLachlanProfessor

Affiliation: Tulane School of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology
Website: Dr. McLachlan's Website

Dr. Paul SammarcoProfessor

Affiliation: Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON)

Dr. Thomas ShannonAssistant Professor


Dr. Kimberly TerrellResearch Associate

Affiliation: Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
Research Interests: conservation physiology, thermal ecology, herpetology, amphibian disease, species monitoring.

Dr. Beth WeeAssistant Professor

Office: Neuroscience Program, 2007 Percival Stern Hall

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