Mark Beekey, Ph.D.

Mark Beekey, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Professional Interests: Invertebrate Ecology, Aquatic Ecology, Restoration Ecology

Activities & Affiliations

  • Member of Horseshoe crab red list team for the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN Red List)
  • Manuscript Reviewer for Biological Invasions, Journal of Experimental and Marine Biology and Ecology, Marine Ecology Progress Series, Journal of North American Benthological Society, Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, Current Zoology, Northeastern Naturalist
  • Grant reviewer for National Sea Grant, NSF – Research in Undergraduate Institutions Program, EPA STAR Fellowship Program.
  • Member of Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation, New England Estuary Research Society, Benthic Ecology Society

Degrees and Certifications

    • B.S.  1994.  Ecology, Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA
    • Ph.D.  2001.  Biological Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
    • Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Teaching Responsibilities

    • BI111/113 Concepts in Biology I
    • BI112/114 Concepts in Biology II
    • BI202/204 Populations to Ecosystems
    • BI240 – Invertebrate Biology
    • BI260 – Marine Biology
    • BI278 – Coastal Ecology of Ireland

Publications and Presentations

Mark Beekey

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

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    Biology
    Academic Bldg SC205E
    College of Arts and Sciences
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