Erin R. Hotchkiss

Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences

  • B.Sc. in Environmental Studies, Emory University, 2003
  • M.Sc. in Zoology & Physiology, University of Wyoming, 2007
  • Ph.D. in Ecology, University of Wyoming, 2013
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Umeå University, Sweden, 2013 - 2015
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada, 2015 - 2016

Major Fields of Interest

Stream and River Ecology, Limnology, Ecosystem Ecology

Current Research

  • Linking biological and physical processes with carbon and nutrient sources, cycling, and fate
  • Quantifying effects of environmental change on water quality and ecosystem function
  • Identifying patterns and consequences of terrestrial-aquatic connectivity within river networks
  • Monitoring changing resources in freshwater food webs

Lab Website

http://sites.google.com/site/ehotchkiss

Hotchkiss
  • (540) 231-7005
  • ehotchkiss@vt.edu
  • 2006 Derring Hall (MC 0406)
    926 West Campus Dr.
    Blacksburg, VA 24061
    USA