Jess Zimmerman

(Full Professor),

Ph.D., Biology, University of Utah,1989. Environmental Science Program Graduate Coordinator, Co-PI UPR IGERT, Director Forest Dynamic Plot.  The impact of hurricanes and humans, and their interaction, on the dynamics of tropical plant communities; tropical tree life histories and restoration ecology; orchid reproductive ecology and the ecology of ants.

Courses Taught: Tropical Forest Resources (Grad), Topics in Modern Biology (Grad),, Terrestrial Ecosystems (Grad), Biostatistics (Grad), Introduction to Ecology

Research : Urban Forestry and Forest Dynamics