Professor, Biology and Environmental Studies
Hawthorn Building, 209
Carolyn Mahan's research interests include the study of biodiversity in threatened ecosystems, the effects of human-modified landscapes on wildlife, and behavioral ecology of sciurids. Dr. Mahan teaches introductory biology, environmental studies, field ecology, and evolution.
Use of human-modified landscapes by wildlife
Rare and threatened species and ecosystems
Management of public lands
Parasite-mediated competition in wild mammals