Joshua Lawler

Joshua Lawler

Landscape ecology; Conservation biology

Office: Anderson 202
Phone: 206-685-4367 
Email: jlawler@uw.edu


B.A., Biology and Environmental Studies, Bowdoin College, 1993
M.S., Wildlife Ecology, Utah State University, 1997
Ph.D., Ecology, Utah State University, 2000

Courses Taught:Quarter offered:
ESRM 441 Landscape Ecology (5)Autumn
Current Sponsored Research:
Comparison, Integration, and Application of Diverse Methods to Create a Climate-Adaptation Conservation Planning Database for Western North America
Indetifying and evaluating refugia from drought and climate change in the Pacific Northwest
John Day Ecological Assessment
Measuring Outcomes of Habitat Acquisitions and Regulations
Strategic Approaches for Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment across the National Park System
The New Northwest Environmental Forum
Recent Publications:
Ibáñez, I., J. M. Diez, L. P. Miller, J. D. Olden, C. J. B. Sorte, D. M. Blumenthal, B. A. Bradley, C. M. D’Antonio, J. S. Dukes, R. Early, E. D. Grosholz, and J. J. Lawler. 2014. Integrated assessment of biological invasions. Ecological Applications 24(): 25-37
M. D. Staudinger, S. L. Carter, M. S. Cross, N. S. Dubois, J. E. Duffy, C. Enquist, R. Griffis, J. J. Hellmann, J. J. Lawler, J. O’Leary, S. A. Morrison, L. Sneddon, B. A. Stein, L. M. Thompson, and W. Turner.. 2013. Biodiversity in a changing climate: a synthesis of current and projected trends in the United States. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 11(): 465-473
Nuñez, T. A., J. J. Lawler, B. H. McRae, D. J. Pierce, M. B. Krosby, D. M. Kavanagh, P. H. Sigleton, and J. J. Tewksbury. 2013. Connectivity planning to address climate change. Conservation Biology DOI: 10.1111/cobi.12014-
Stein, B. A., A. Staudt, M. S. Cross, N. S. Dubois, C. Enquist, R. Griffis, L. J. Hansen, J. J. Hellmann, J. J. Lawler, E. J. Nelson, A. Pairis. 2013. Preparing for and managing change: climate adaptation for biodiversity and ecosystems. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 11(): 502-511
Diez, J. M., C. M. D’Antonio, J. S. Dukes, E. D. Grosholz, J. D. Olden, C. J. B. Sorte, D. M. Blumenthal, B. A. Bradley, R. Early, I. Ibáñez, S. J. Jones, J. J. Lawler, and L. P. Miller. 2012. Will extreme climatic events facilitate biological invasions? Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 10: 249-257
Ruesch, A. S., C. E. Torgersen, J. J. Lawler, J. D. Olden, E. E. Peterson, C. J. Volk, D. J. Lawrence. 2012. Projected climate-induced habitat loss for salmonids in the John Day River network, Oregon, USA. Conservation Biology 26: 873-882
Olden, J.D., M.J. Kennard, J.J. Lawler, and N.L. Poff. 2011. Challenges and opportunities in implementing managed relocation for conservation of freshwater species. Conservation Biology 25: 40-47.
SEFS Committee Membership:Chair?
Elected Faculty Advisory Council
Planning Committee