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School of Forest Resources                                              University of Washington   

Joshua J. Lawler

I am an associate professor in the School of Forest Resources at the University of Washington.






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Joshua J. Lawler


I received my BA from Bowdoin College and a masters degree and a PhD in ecology from Utah State University.  I was a postdoctoral fellow at the Margaret Chase Smith Center for Public Policy at the University of Maine from 2000-2001.  I then served as a National Research Council Associate at the US Environmental Protection Agency from 2001-2003 and a David  H. Smith Postdoctoral Fellow in the Zoology Department at Oregon State University from 2004-2006.

Research Interests

My interests lie mainly in the fields of conservation biology and landscape ecology.  More specifically, I am interested in how human activities affect ecological systems at large spatial scales.  

My recent research projects include:

My research takes a diversity of approaches including: 

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