Ecosystem Management in an Era of Global Change

Amy Concilio, Ph.D.

I am an interdisciplinary environmental scientist with research interests in global change, invasive species, and management of grassland and rangeland ecosystems.

I employ a diversity of research methods, including ecological field trials, greenhouse experiments, and stakeholder interviews to measure impacts of global change on plant communities and ecosystems and to test the effectiveness and feasibility of land management approaches.

In 2016, I joined the faculty in the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences at St. Edward’s University in Austin, TX, to teach and advise students in the interdisciplinary Environmental Science and Policy program. I teach classes in Climate Change, Natural Resource Conservation and Management, Environmental Chemistry, and Research Methods.

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Contact details

Phone:  512-637-1958
Address:  School of Behavioral and Social Sciences, St Edward’s University, 3001 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

Academic & Research Appointments

St Edward’s University, Austin, TX
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, 2016-

Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO
Visiting Professor, Department of Environmental Studies, 2015-16

University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Postdoctoral Scholar, Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, 2013-15


University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
Ph.D., Environmental Studies

University of Toledo, Toledo, OH
M.S. Ecology

Providence College, Providence, RI
B.A. Chemistry, Minors in Environmental Studies and Spanish