Research Interests


General: Basic and applied population, community, and evolutionary ecology; statistical ecology; disease ecology.

Current Specific Areas: Effects of ecological disturbance on conservation of avian populations and communities; comparative demography of temperate and tropical birds; evolution of life history traits - especially dispersal and clutch size; temporal variation and historical effects on community structure; demography and conservation of small populations; ecology of edges; ecology of urbanization.


Jeffrey Brawn


Professor and Head,
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences

W-503B Turner Hall
1102 South Goodwin Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: (217) 244-5937
FAX: (217) 244-2521
jbrawn@illinois.edu