The Graduate Program in

Aaron Ellison

Senior Researcher, Harvard Forest, Harvard University;

Adj. Res. Professor of Biology, UMass

1986, Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University

Research Interests

Current research interests include:

  • Ants and Climate Change
  • Ants of New England
  • Arthropods of Harvard Forest and the North Quabbin Region
  • Cyberinfrastructure tools for ecological synthesis
  • Food Webs in dynamic habitats
  • Foundation species in forests
  • Frank Morton Jones and the history of carnivorous plant research
  • Nutrient limitation and stoichiometry of carnivorous plants
  • Spatial dimension of species interactions
  • Statistics for ecologists