Carleton biologists are actively involved in cutting edge research in Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour. Some areas include:

  • Plant Biology
  • Behavioural and Evolutionary Ecology
  • Insect Biology
  • Landscape Ecology
  • Conservation Biology

Biology Faculty

Adjunct Research Professors

  • Dr. Celine Boutin – National Wildlife Research Centre
    Agro-ecosystems, plant conservation, wildlife habitat, herbicides, biodiversity
  • Dr. John Dettmers – Great Lakes Fishery Commission
  • Dr. Charles Francis – National Wildlife Research Centre
    Conservation ecology, population ecology, modelling, ornithology and mammalogy
  • Dr. Grant Gilchrist – National Wildlife Research Centre
    Behavioural ecology, arctic ecology and avian ecology
  • Dr. Craig Hebert – National Wildlife Research Centre
    Wildlife indicators of ecosystem change
  • Dr. Robert Letcher – National Wildlife Research Centre
    Wildlife toxicology, ecotoxicology, environmental/ecological chemistry of chemical stressors
  • Dr. Andre Levesque –  Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
    Phylogenetics and molecular ecology of fungi
  • Dr. Sara Martin – Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
  • Dr. Peter Mason –  Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
  • Dr. Troy McMullin – Canadian Museum of Nature
    Lichen biogeography, conservation, ecology, systematics, and taxonomy
  • Dr. Natalia Rybczynski – Adjunct Research Professor, Museum of Nature
    Paleobiology, vertebrate morphology and evolution
  • Dr. Jeff Skevington – Agriculture and AgriFood Canada
    Insect systematics
  • Dr. Tyler Smith – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Plant Systematics and Conservation
  • Dr. Karen Smokorowski –  Fisheries & Oceans Canada
    Aquatic ecology, environmental science