Andrew Martin
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Ramaley C309 (lab)

Research Interests

Research projects include studies of landscape and population genetics focused mainly on species of conservation concern. For an example of some of our work see


Sackett, L. C., A. Seglund, R.P. Guralnick, M.M Mazzella, D.M. Wagner, J.D. Busch, A.P. Martin. 2014.  Evidence for two subspecies of Gunnison’s prairie dogs (Cynomys gunnisoni), and the general importance of the subspecies concept. Biological Conservation, in press.

Sackett, L. C., S. K. Collinge, and A. P. Martin. 2013. Do pathogens reduce the genetic diversity of their hosts? Variable effects of sylvatic plague in black-tailed prairie dogs. Molecular Ecology 22: 2441-2455. 

Martin, A. P., A. A. Echelle, G. Zegers, S. Baker, and C. L. Keeler-Foster. 2012. Dramatic shifts in the gene pool of a managed population of an endangered species may be exacerbated by high genetic load. Conservation Genetics: 13: 349-358

Metcalf, J. L., S. Love-Stowell, C. M. Kennedy, K. B. Rogers, D. McDonald, J. Epp, K. Keepers, A. Cooper, J. J. Austin, A. P. Martin. 2012. Historical stocking data and 19th century DNA reveal human-induced changes to native diversity and distribution of cutthroat trout. Molecular Ecology 21: 5194-5207.


Martin, C. B., and R. DiMartino, and A. P. Martin. 2016. Measuring student interactions using networks: insights into the learning community of a large active learning course. Journal of College Science Teaching 46: 90-99.