Dr. James K. Wetterer

Professor of Biology

Dr. James Wetterer

Ph.D., Zoology, University of Washington
M.S., Zoology, Michigan State University
A.B., Biology, Cornell University

Work Experience

Columbia University, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Earth and Environmental Science
Wheaton College, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Biology
Harvard University, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Museum of Comparative Zoology
Princeton University, Research Associate, Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Vanderbilt University, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Psychology
University of Washington, Teaching and Research Assistant, Dept. of Zoology
Michigan State University, Teaching and Research Assistant, Dept. of Zoology
University of Virginia, Field Technician, Dept. of Environmental Sciences
Cornell University, Laboratory Technician, Section of Ecology and Systematics


I currently study: Distribution, impact, and control of exotic ants Impact of fire ants on hatchling sea turtles Biogeography and ecology of ants on islands, particularly in the West Indies.

I mostly teach courses in ecology, including behavioral ecology, human ecology, and field ecology.

I love field work, particularly in foreign countries.

Curriculum Vitae

Contact: 772-287-7605; HC 162