518 W. Locust Street
211C Lewis Hall
Davenport, Iowa 52803
Teaches topics ranging from plant and animal anatomy and physiology to population and community ecology. While her academic training focused largely on plant population ecology, she has more recently developed an interest in how slugs and earthworms impact plant communities.
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Department of Natural Resources
Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2008-2009
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
Graduate Degree Program in Ecology
Doctor of Philosophy, 2008
Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia
Department of Biology
Master of Science, 2003
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Bachelor of Science, 2001
Biol 109 - Environmental Science, Fall Semester
Biol 200 - General Biology II: Functioning of Living Systems, Spring Semester
WI-Biol 307 - Writing Intensive Ecology, Fall Semester
Blair, A.C., D. Blumenthal, & R.A. Hufbauer. 2012. Hybridization and invasion: An experimental test with Diffuse Knapweed (Centaurea diffusa Lam.). Evolutionary Applications 5:17-28.
Blair, A.C. & R.A. Hufbauer. 2010. Hybridization and invasion: one of North America's most devastating invasive plants shows evidence for a history of interspecific hybridization. Evolutionary Applications 3:40-51. Picture on journal cover*
Duke, S.O., A.C. Blair, F.E. Dayan, R.D. Johnson, K.M. Meepagala, & D.D. Cook. 2009. Is (-)-catechin a "novel weapon" of spotted knapweed (Centaurea stoebe)? Journal of Chemical Ecology 35:141-153.
Blair, A.C. & R.A. Hufbauer. 2009. Geographic patterns of interspecific hybridization between spotted knapweed (Centaurea stoebe) and diffuse knapweed (C. diffusa). Invasive Plant Science and Management 2:55-69.
Wolfe, L.M. & A.C. Blair. 2009. A tale of two continents: The role of ecology and evolution in a biological invasion. In Pysek, P. and Pergl, J. (Eds), Biological Invasions: Towards a Synthesis. Neobiota 8:29-41.
Blair, A.C. 2011. An experimental test of the role of hybridization in the invasion of diffuse knapweed (Centaurea diffusa Lam.). Ecological Society of America, Austin, TX.
Blair, A.C. 2011. Does hybridization stimulate plant invasion?: An experimental test with spotted and diffuse knapweed. University of Iowa Genetics, Evolution, and Ecology Seminar Series.
Ecological Society of America
Sigma Xi - John Deere Chapter