My research examines the intersection of ecology, evolution, and anthropogenic environmental changes. I am particularly interested in exploring how pollution stress affects ecological communities and whether populations might be evolving in response to pollution exposure. I use a combination of field studies and laboratory experiments to explore these dynamics in natural populations, mainly zooplankton assemblages in lakes.
Are you a Bowdoin student excited about conducting research on zooplankton in Maine lakes? Contact me at mrogalsk [at] bowdoin [dot] edu.