Carolyn G. Mahan, Ph.D.

Professor, Biology
Office Phone: 814-949-5530
Office Location: Hawthorn Building, 209

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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.

Research Interests
Use of human-modified landscapes by wildlife
Rare and threatened species and ecosystems
Management of public lands
Behavioral ecology
Small mammals
Squirrel ecology
Parasite-mediated competition in wild mammals