Orissa M. Moulton

Orissa M. Moulton

Instructional Assistant Professor

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Research Interests

Community ecology of coastal and nearshore ecosystems, marine phycology, microbial ecology, and nitrogen cycling

Teaching Interests

Introductory Biology as a gateway to the discipline, field-based biology learning experiences


B.A. Wheaton College (Massachusetts) (2007)
M.S. Oregon State University (2010)
Ph.D. The University of Chicago (2016)

Courses Taught

Introductory Biology I (BIOL 111) 
Introductory Biology II (BIOL 112) 

Recent Publications

Moulton, O.M., M Altabet, JM Beman, L Deegan, J Lloret, MK Lyons, JA Nelson, and CA Pfister. 2016. Macrobiotic-microbial associations drive ecosystem-scale nitrogen cycling. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 14(4): 200-208.

Moulton, O.M. and S.D. Hacker. 2011. Congeneric variation in surfgrasses and ocean conditions influence macroinvertebrate community structure. Marine Ecology Progress Series 433: 53-63.