Forest Isbell

Dr. Isbell investigates how global environmental changes alter plant communities and ecosystem processes. This research bridges and extends previous investigations of biodiversity–ecosystem functioning relationships, biodiversity–stability relationships, nutrient enrichment, land use changes, alternative stable states, and economic valuation of ecosystem services.

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Professional Appointments

2015- Associate Director of Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve & Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Ecology, Evolution & Behavior, University of Minnesota
2014 Haines Family Professor of Aboveground Ecology & Assistant Professor of Plant Biology, Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia

 

Professional Preparation

2011-2013 Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Ecology, Evolution & Behavior, University of Minnesota
2010-2011 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Biology, McGill University
2010 Ph.D. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Iowa State University
2005 B.S. Biology, University of Northern Iowa, Summa Cum Laude
2005 B.A. Chemistry Teaching, University of Northern Iowa, Summa Cum Laude

 

Contact Information

Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve

2660 Fawn Lake Drive NE, East Bethel, Minnesota 55005

 

Department of Ecology, Evolution & Behavior

1987 Upper Buford Circle, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55108

 

Phone: 1-612-301-2601

isbell@umn.edu