Daniel R Ardia Associate Dean of the Faculty and Charles A. Dana Professor of Biology

Behavioral Ecology; Ornithology; Landscape Ecology; Urban Ecology; Evolution 



Professor, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA; Department of Biology.

Chair, Biological Foundations of Behavior Program 2012-2014

Visiting Scholar, Danish Institute of Study Abroad, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2018 

Visiting Scholar, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 2012-Present

Research Associate, Migratory Bird Center, Smithsonian Institution, 2014-2015

Faculty Fellow, Ecosystems Center, Marine Biological Laboratory, 2009



B.S. Tufts University: Biology, Environmental Studies, & Political Science

M.S. SUNY-College of Environmental Science and Forestry: Environmental and Forest Biology

Ph.D. Cornell University: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Postdoc: Darwin Fellow: UMass-Amherst & Amherst College


Research & Publications

Effect of rapid environmental change on ecophysiology of birds; Impacts of forest fragmentation and recreational pressure on mammal communities and avian biodiversity; urban ecology of Lancaster with a focus on socioeconomic disparities in access to green space. 

For a complete listing of publications, please visit: GOOGLE SCHOLAR

Course Information

  • Evolution
  • Behavioral Ecology
  • Conservation Biology
  • Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
  • Urban Ecology