Photo: Simon A. Levin at the blackboard. Photo by James Waters (Faculty, Providence College, RI).
 
Simon A. Levin - Teaching
 
Courses Taught
 
EEB 504: Fundamental Concepts in Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior (with EEB faculty) (fall)
An advanced foundation in ecology, focusing on the 50 fundamental papers, is given. Topics include dynamics and structure of populations, communities and ecosystems, and conservation biology. (This is a core course.)
 
EEB 533: Topics in Ecology: Theoretical Ecology (fall)
EEB 533 will explore current and classical theoretical issues in ecology and evolutionary biology. Emphasis will be on theories and concepts and on mathematical approaches. Topics will include population and community ecology, epidemiology, population genetics and evolutionary theory, and will be based primarily on the reading and discussion of selected chapters from the recently published
Encyclopedia of Theoretical Ecology (Hasting and Gross, ed.) and on collaborative joint projects developing novel approaches to problems in evolutionary ecology and the dynamics of social systems. Open to graduate students only. Enrollment initially limited to 12.
 
EEB 324: Theoretical Ecology (spring)
Current and classical theoretical issues in ecology and evolutionary biology. Emphasis will be on theories and concepts and on mathematical approaches. Topics will include population and community ecology, immunology and epidemiology, population genetics and evolution.
 
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