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Stephen Pacala

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Position: PEI Faculty/Associated Faculty
Title(s): Frederick D. Petrie Professor in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.
  • Carbon Mitigation
  • Climate Science and Modeling
  • Environmental - Ecology
  • Environmental - Ethics
  • Environmental - Policy
  • Grand Challenges
  • Grand Challenges - Climate & Energy
  • Grand Challenges - Development
  • Grand Challenges - Health
Office: 103A Eno Hall
Phone: 609-258-6885
Stephen Pacala

Research Interests

Population biology and community ecology of plants; theoretical and mathematical ecology; global interactions among the biosphere, atmosphere, and hydrosphere; carbon mitigation.

PEI Research/Program Affiliations

  • PEI Executive Committee
  • Co-Director, Carbon Mitigation Initiative
  • Grand Challenges Faculty
  • Participating Faculty, Center for Biocomplexity
  • Executive Committee, Cooperative Institute for Climate Science


  • EEB 346: Biology of Coral Reefs (Panama)
  • EEB 533A: Topics in Ecology: Earth System Modeling

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