Eric DeChaine , PhD

Professor

Educational & Professional Experience

EDUCATION

2003, Ph. D. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder

1995, M. S. Zoology, University of Hawaii, Manoa

1991, B. S. Biology, University California, San Diego

 

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

2011 - , Associate Professor of Biology, Western Washington University

2006 - , Curator of the Pacific Northwest Herbarium (WWB)

2006 - 2011, Assistant Professor of Biology, Western Washington University

2004 - 2006, NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University

Recent Publications

DeChaine EG, BM Wendling, and BR Forester. 2014. Integrating environmental, molecular, and morphological data to unravel an ice-age radiation of arctic-alpine Campanula in western North America. Ecology and Evolution. doi:10.1002/ece3.1168.

DeChaine EG. 2014. Introducing the Spotted Saxifrages: Saxifraga sect. Bronchiales, sect. nov. (Saxifragaceae). Rhodora 116: 25-40.

Metcalf JL, Prost S, Nogués-Bravo D, DeChaine EG, Anderson C, Batra P, Araújo MB, Cooper A, Guralnick RP. 2014. Integrating multiple lines of evidence into historical biogeography hypothesis testing: A Bison bison case study. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 281: 20132782.

DeChaine EG, BR Forester**, H Schaefer, and CC Davis. 2013. Deep genetic divergence between disjunct refugia in the arctic-alpine King's Crown, Rhodiola integrifolia (Crassulaceae). PloS ONE 8: e79451.

DeChaine EG, SA Anderson*, JM McNew*, and BM Wendling. 2013. On the Evolutionary and Biogeographic History of Saxifraga sect. Trachyphyllum (Gaud.) Koch (Saxifragaceae Juss.). PloS ONE 8(7): e69814. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0069814.

Forester BR**, EG DeChaine, and AG Bunn. 2013. Integrating ensemble species distribution modelling and statistical phylogeography to inform projections of climate change impacts on species distributions. Diversity and Distributions doi: 10.1111/ddi.12098.

Wendling BM**, KE Galbreath, and EG DeChaine. 2011. Resolving the evolutionary history of Campanula (Campanulaceae) in western North America. PLoS ONE 6: e23559.

Galbreath KE, J. Cook, AA Eddingsaas, and EG DeChaine. 2011. Diversity and demography in Beringia: multi-locus tests of paleodistribution models reveal the complex history for arctic ground squirrels. Evolution 65: 1879-1896.

* undergraduate student coautors, ** graduate student coauthors