Department Leadership


Department Directory



Hartmut Doebel

Assistant Professor of Biology
[email protected]
Population ecology, predator-prey interactions, wetland ecology, and the biology of pollinators


Scott Powell

Scott Powell

Associate Professor of Biology & Director of Graduate Studies
[email protected]
Community and evolutionary ecology, tropical biology, and ant biology

Tara Scully

Tara Scully

Assistant Professor of Biology & Director of Sustainability Minor
[email protected]
Repopulation of oysters and seagrasses in the Chesapeake Bay






Adjunct Faculty


Smithsonian Curators 

Select durators from the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History serve as graduate research directors or committee members as part of the Weintraub-funded Systematics, Evolution and Ecology Program.










Master's Students





Ph.D. Students









Spring 2021 Office Hours


Jim Clark
Lisner 415


Arnaud Martin

SEH 6490 (adjacent to the couches) 

T: 2:15 PM- 3:15 PM

Hartmut Doebel

Bell 312

W: 11 AM- 12:30 PM 

W: 5 PM- 6:30 PM

Thiago Moreira

by appointment (via online) 

Ioannis Eleftherianos

SEH 5675

F: 11:30 AM- 1:30 PM


Cathy Forster


Damien O’Halloran
SEH 6000B 

T: 1 PM- 2PM

Keryn Gedan
SEH 5685

W: 1 PM- 2 PM 

Guillermo Orti

M: 5:30 PM- 7:30 PM via Zoom 

Leon Grayfer

Scott Powell

Nico MacDougall

Outside of SEH 6000

R: 1 PM- 2PM 

Alex Pyron
Lisner 414

M/F: 11 AM-1 PM 

Patricia Hernandez

SEH 6860

By appointment 

Jimmy Saw 

Gustavo Hormiga
Lisner 412

By appointment 

Tara Scully
T: 12 PM- 12:30 PM

Carly Jordan

Mt Vernon, Academic Bldg, room 202A

M: 11-11:30am (in person & Zoom),

T: 11-11:30am (Zoom only),

R: 3-3:30pm (in person & Zoom)

Adam Smith

Alex Jeremic
SEH 5680

T/R: 2:15 PM- 3:30 PM

L. Courtney Smith
SEH 5690

M/W: 5 PM- 7 PM and by appointment for other days/times

Sandy Kawano
SEH 6880

W: 2-3 PM (or by appointment)

Richard Tollo
Bell Hall room 101B

M/T/W/R: 9 AM- 1 PM except while teaching (via online) 

Always available via email.

John Lill

SEH 6690

F: By appointment 
Amy Zanne

J. Aidan Manubay

M/W: 2 PM-3 PM (via online)