University of Southern Indiana

Eric McCloud

Eric McCloud, Ph. D.

Associate Professor of Biology
Biology Department

Science Center - 1261

Students in our laboratory have conducted research in behavioral biology and morphology of butterflies, plant defense biology, the biology of concealed feeders and their mutualistic symbionts, and the urban ecology of recreational trails.  

Teaching Interests: 

  • Ecology
  • Evolution
  • Entomology
  • Zoology and Invertebrate Biology
  • Global Change Biology

Research Interests:

  • Chemical Ecology of Plant - Insect Herbivore Interactions
  • Global Change Biology
  • Functional Morphology and Behavior of Defense in Lycaenid Butterflies



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