Professor of Biology

David Lodge

D.Phil., University of Oxford

Areas of Expertise: Conservation Biology; Freshwater Ecology; Invasive Species Biology and Bioeconomics; Ecological Risk Analysis; Global Changes and Biodiversity; Environmental Ethics and Policy


  • (co-editor with Christopher Hamlin) Religion and the New Ecology: Environmental Responsibility in a World in Flux (2006)

Recent Articles:

  • “Forecasting potential distributions of nonindigenous species with a genetic algorithm” (2006)
  • “Whole-lake effects of invasive crayfish (Orconectes spp.) and the potential for restoration” (2006)
  • “Habitat loss, trophic collapse, and the decline of ecosystem services” (2006)
  • “Risk assessment for invasive species produces net bioeconomic benefits” (2006)
  • “Rates of species introductions in the Great Lakes via ships’ ballast water and sediments” (forthcoming)

Office: 180 Galvin Life Sciences