Justin Compton
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pa., 2007
  • Master of Science, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Mich., 2002
  • Bachelor of Science, University of California, Davis, Calif., 2000

Justin Compton is an educator and ecologist with a passion for working with students in the classroom and in the field. His teaching and research experiences have focused on the integration of environmental and biological sciences. This multidisciplinary focus has helped Compton develop and hone collaborative teaching and research skills toward cultivating sustainable relationships between humans and the environment.

Research Interests

  • Dynamics and fate of animal populations, communities, and ecosystems
  • Terrestrial animals in ecosystems
  • Management of species and ecosystems in the face of change

Courses Taught

  • Bioscience I
  • Bioscience I Lab
  • Bioscience II
  • Bioscience II Lab
  • Ecology
  • Ecology Lab
  • Plant Biology
  • Plant Biology Lab
  • Foundations of Sustainability

Certifications and Memberships

  • Certified Wildlife Biologist, The Wildlife Society
  • Certified Ecologist, The Ecological Society of America