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Biology welcomes new Assistant Professor, Dr. Kaitlyn Mathis

Kaitlyn MathisHer research examines the dynamics of complex species interactions and how they are shaped by managed systems. She has worked in several managed systems including coffee plantations, peach orchards, and rangeland using a variety of insect study organisms including ants, flies, beetles and bees. She is currently focusing on ant-plant defense mutualisms, which provide important ecosystem services in agriculture as well as natural communities.

Please visit the Mathis lab website to learn more.