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Jack W. Feminella
Biological Sciences
Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Sciences and Mathematics

Office: 249 Science Center Classrooms Bldg.

Address:
249 Science Center Classrooms Bldg.
Auburn University, AL 36849

Phone: (334) 844-4555
Fax: (334) 844-5824
E-Mail: feminjw@auburn.edu

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Education

Ph.D. - University of California, Berkeley
1990
M.Sc. - University of North Texas
1983
B.Sc. - SUNY, College at Oneonta
1976


Research and Teaching Interests

  • Effects of watershed disturbance and restoration on stream communities.
  • Ecology of benthic invertebrates in temporary habitats.
  • Biological interactions and life history patterns of aquatic invertebrates.
  • Influence of aquatic invertebrate grazers on stream ecosystems.
  • Experimental design and analysis of aquatic ecological studies.


Selected Publications

  1. Paller, M. H., B. A. Prusha, D. E. Fletcher, E. Kosnicki, S. A. Sefick, S. C. Sterrett, A. M. Grosse, T. D. Tuberville, and J. W. Feminella. 2016. Factors influencing stream fish species composition and functional properties at multiple spatial scales in the Sand Hills of the southeastern United States. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 145:545-562. PDF
  2. Newmann, M. M., M. R. Liles, and J. W. Feminella. 2015. Litter breakdown and microbial succession on two submerged leaf species in a small forested stream. PLOS ONE 10(6) e0130801, doi 10.1371. PDF
  3. Sefick, S. A., L. Kalin, E. Kosnicki, B. P. Schneid, M. S. Jarrell, C. J. Anderson, M. H. Paller, and J. W. Feminella. 2015. Empirical estimation of stream discharge using channel geometry in low-gradient, sand-bed streams of the Southeasterns Plains. Journal of the American Water Resources Association doi:10.1111/jawr.12278 PDF
  4. Kosnicki, E., S. A. Sefick, M. H. Paller, M. S. Jarrell, B. A. Prusha, S. C. Sterret, T. D. Tuberville, and J. W. Feminella. 2014. Defining the reference condition for wadeable streams in the Sand Hills subdivision of the Southeastern Plains ecoregion, USA. Environmental Managementdoi: 10.1007/s00267-014-0320-0 PDF
  5. Helms, B., W. Budnick, P. Pecora, J. Skipper, E. Kosnicki, J. W. Feminella, and J. Stoeckel. 2013. The influence of  soil type, congeneric cues, and floodplain connectivity on the local distribution of the devil crayfish (Cambarus diogenes Girard). Freshwater Science 32:1333-1344. PDF


Courses

Undergraduate Graduate
Organismal Biology - BIOL1040
Principles of Ecology - BIOL3060
Invertebrate Biodiversity - BIOL4010
Undergraduate Seminar - BIOL4950
Stream Ecology - BIOL7370
Graduate Seminar in Ecology - BIOL7970




Last updated: 06/28/2016