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Jason  Rohr

Jason Rohr

Jason Rohr
Associate Professor

Contact

Office: SCA 309
Phone: 813-974-0156
Lab: SCA 322, SCA 137
Fax: 974-3263
Email: rohr@usf.edu

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Education

B.A. Biology, Binghamton University, 1996
B.A. Environmental Studies, Binghamton University, 1996
M.A. Teaching, Binghamton University, 1997
Ph.D. Ecology, Binghamton University, 2002
Post-doc Ecology and Toxicology, University of Kentucky, 2002-2004

Research

Community and Population Ecology, Ecotoxicology, Disease and Parasite Ecology, Ecology of Climate Change, Chemical and Behavioral Ecology, Insect Conservation and Biodiversity

Research Activities and Interests:

My research interests fall at the interface of ecotoxicology, conservation biology, and community, population, behavioral, and disease ecology. I am particularly interested in how anthropogenic changes, mainly pollution and climate change, affect wildlife populations, species interactions, and the spread of disease. These effects are undoubtedly complex and dependent upon biotic and abiotic conditions. Consequently, my collaborators and I have studied interactions among multiple natural and anthropogenic stressors and are making efforts to integrate our research across disciplines. Our goal is to understand, and develop solutions to, environmental problems to enhance the likelihood of a sustainable existence for both humans and wildlife. Much of my research has focused on amphibians because they are declining globally. However, I have worked with a diversity of taxa and I tend to be more motivated by interesting questions, syntheses, and the quest for generalities in ecology and conservation than taxa-specific pursuits. When possible, I try to integrate laboratory experiments, mesocosm studies, field experiments, field surveys, and mathematical models to enhance our understanding of natural systems.

Specialty Area

Ecology

Current Courses

RefCourseSecCourse TitleCRDayTimeLocation
90237ZOO 4233001Parasitology
3MW

12:30pm-1:45pm

CHE 101

86713BSC 4905002Independent Study
1



TBA TBA

88318BSC 4910001Undergraduate Research
1



TBA 100

84236BSC 4910005Undergraduate Research
2



TBA TBA

88512BSC 6910031Directed Research
1-19



TBA TBA

86716BSC 6932025Advances in Ecology
Non bio Majors CI Required http://biology.usf.edu/ib/consent.aspx
1T

4:00pm-6:00pm

SCA 202

92433BSC 6932072Parasitology
Non Bio Majors CI http://biology.usf.edu/ib/consent.aspx
3MW

12:30pm-1:45pm

CHE 101

83231BSC 7910027Directed Research
1-19



TBA TBA

87155BSC 7936005Doctoral Seminar
1



TBA TBA

86920BSC 7980026Dissertation: Doctoral
2-19



TBA TBA