Faculty Directory

Suzanne H. Alonzo

  • Title
    • Associate Vice Provost
    • Full Professor
  • Phone
    831-502-7706 (Office), 831-459-4752 (Lab)
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • CSC Coastal Biology Building, 223
  • Office Hours Varies- Please email to make an appointment.
  • Summary of Expertise

    Sexual selection, social behavior, evolutionary theory, quantitative methods in ecology and evolution

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Roxanne S. Beltran

  • Title
    • Assistant Professor
  • Phone
    8314594958
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • CSC Coastal Biology Building, 215
  • Summary of Expertise

    Marine mammal behavior at the intersection of physiology and ecology. Diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM. 

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Giacomo Bernardi

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Abraham Borker

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Mark H Carr

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Omar Cornejo Ordaz

  • Title
    • Associate Professor
  • Phone
    8314592820
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • CSC Coastal Biology Building, 272
  • Summary of Expertise

    Understanding how evolutionary processes that have shaped host and microbe genomes can increase our ability to predict organismal health and disease. In our lab we study how natural selection Read more ...

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Daniel P Costa

  • Title
    • Director Institute of Marine Science
    • Distinguished Professor
  • Phone
    831-459-2786
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • CSC Coastal Biology Auxiliary Building, CBB 256
  • Office Hours By appointment
  • Summary of Expertise

    B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
    Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz
    Postdoctoral, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

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Don Croll

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Robin C Dunkin

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Laurel R Fox

  • Title
    • Professor Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
  • Phone
    831-459-2533
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • CSC Coastal Biology Building, 265 CBB
  • Office Hours By appointment
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Kathleen M Kay

  • Title
    • Professor
    • Jean H. Langenheim Chair in Plant Ecology and Evolution
  • Phone
    831-459-3446
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • CSC Coastal Biology Building, 258
  • Office Hours by appointment
  • Summary of Expertise

    Plant Evolutionary Ecology, Evolutionary Genetics

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Joanna Kelley

  • Title
    • Associate Professor
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • CSC Coastal Biology Building, 270
  • Office Hours by appointment
  • Summary of Expertise

    My research group focuses on evolutionary and functional genomics and adaptation to extreme environments. We are interested in understanding how populations diverge and adapt to the environments Read more ...

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Auston Marmaduke Kilpatrick

  • Title
    • Professor
  • Phone
    831-459-5070
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • CSC Coastal Biology Building, 252
  • Office Hours By appointment
  • Summary of Expertise

    Disease Ecology
    Population Biology
    Conservation

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Kristy Kroeker

  • Title
    • Professor
  • Phone
    831-459-5022 (Office)
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • CSC Coastal Biology Building, 221
  • Office Hours By Appointment
  • Summary of Expertise

    Community ecology, species interactions, global change biology, marine ecology

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Bruce Lyon

  • Title
    • Professor
  • Phone
    831-459-3949
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • CSC Coastal Biology Building, 276 Coastal Biology Building
  • Office Hours Friday 11:00- 12 noon
  • Summary of Expertise

    Evolutionary Ecology, Behavioral Ecology, Ornithology

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Aide Macias‑Muñoz

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Dr. Rita S. Mehta

  • Title
    • Professor, Chair of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Phone
    831-459-1490
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • Long Marine Lab Ocean Health Building, Coastal Biology Building 265
  • Office Hours By Appointment
  • Summary of Expertise

    Comparative physiology
    Functional morphology
    Behavioral ecology, Animal Behavior, Ethology

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Eric Palkovacs

  • Title
    • Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
    • Associate Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives
    • Director, Fisheries Collaborative Program; Associate Director, Institute of Marine Sciences
  • Phone
    831-502-7387 (Office)
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • CSC Coastal Biology Building, CBB 225
  • Summary of Expertise

    Freshwater ecology, eco-evolutionary dynamics, fisheries and fish ecology

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Ingrid M. Parker

  • Title
    • Professor
  • Phone
    831-459-5017
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • CSC Coastal Biology Building, 260
  • Office Hours Fall 2022: Tuesdays 11-12, https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/2775049074?pwd=VkdkTzdqcS84ZXlWQWErU3RxaFlldz09, and by appointment.
  • Summary of Expertise

    Plant ecology and evolution, invasion biology, plant conservation, restoration

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Malin Pinsky

  • Title
    • Associate Professor
  • Phone
    831-459-5357
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • CSC Coastal Biology Building, 217
  • Office Hours by appointment
  • Summary of Expertise

    Adaptation of species to environmental change, from genes to communities, including quantitative ecology and population genomics.

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Jarmila Pittermann

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Grant H Pogson

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Donald C Potts

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Peter T Raimondi

  • Title
    • Professor
  • Phone
    831-459-5674
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • Long Marine Lab Ocean Health Building, Center for Ocean Heallth, Room 254B
  • Office Hours by appointment
  • Summary of Expertise

    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology of Marine Organisms

    Statisitics

    Experimental Design and analysis 

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Beth Shapiro

  • Title
    • Professor
    • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
    • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor
  • Phone
    831-459-3003 (Office), 831-459-3009 (Lab)
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • Biomedical Sciences, 144
  • Office Hours Tuesdays 11:30-12:30 or by appointment
  • Summary of Expertise

    Molecular evolution; Genome evolution; Ancient DNA

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John N Thompson

  • Title
    • Distinquished Research Professor
  • Phone
    831-459-4741
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • CSC Coastal Biology Building, 278 Coastal Biology Building
  • Office Hours By appointment
  • Summary of Expertise

    Coevolution of species; evolution and ecology of interactions among species; assembly and diversification of the web of life

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Terrie M Williams

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Erika S Zavaleta

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