Susan Whitehead

Assistant Professor

Dr. Whitehead studies interactions between plants and other organisms, including herbivores, seed dispersers, seed predators, and microbes, particularly:

  1. Plant evolutionary responses to multi-species interactions
  2. Chemical ecology of seed dispersal and fruit defense
  3. Domestication and plant defense
  4. Agricultural applications of chemical ecology

Research Interests

Evolutionary Ecology of Plant Interactions

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