Ecology Graduate Program

Department of Geography faculty members Rob Brooks, Erica Smithwick, Alan Taylor, and Denice Wardrop are on the faculty of the ecology graduate program through The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences and can advise graduate students who apply to the ecology program. Their research interests in ecology are at the intersection of physical geography and life sciences.


Students who apply to work with Brooks, Smithwick, Taylor, or Wardrop are eligible for fellowships and funding through the ecology program.


Visit the ecology graduate program’s website for more information or contact the ecology program staff assistant, Jean Pierce, at 814-867-0371 or jep32@psu.edu.