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Hire Dr. Michael A.
United States
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Ecologist with 15+ years experience in experimental design, data analysis, academic writing

Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
Writing Technical Writing
Research Fact Checking, Gray Literature Search, Systematic Literature Review, Secondary Data Collection
Data & AI Statistical Analysis, Data Visualization
Work Experience

Biology Instructor and Field Station Associate Director

Macalester College

July 2004 - Present



University of Alaska Fairbanks

June 2005 - December 2011

Bachelor of Science

University of Alaska Fairbanks

September 2000 - June 2002

  • Certification details not provided.
Anderson, M.D., Davis, M.A., Burke, C., Dalrymple, C., Ensley-Field, M., Lewanski, A., Manning, P., Moore, Z., Morisawa, R., Nguyen, P., et al.(2019). Comparison of the non-native herb Alliaria petiolata with dominant native herbs in microhabitats of a Midwestern forest . Ecosphere. 10. (3).
Davis, M.A., Anderson, M.D., Bock-Brownstein, L., Staudenmaier, A., Suliteanu, M., Wareham, A., Dosch, J.J.(2015). Little evidence of native and non-native species influencing one another's abundance and distribution in the herb layer of an oak woodland . Journal of Vegetation Science. 26. (5). p. 1005-1012.
Davis, M.A., MacMillen, C., LeFevre-Levy, M., Dallavalle, C., Kriegel, N., Tyndel, S., Martinez, Y., Anderson, M.D., Dosch, J.J.(2014). Population and plant community dynamics involving garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) in a Minnesota Oak Woodland: A four year study . Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society. 141. (3). p. 205-216.
Ruess, R.W., Anderson, M.D., Mcfarland, J.M., Kielland, K., Olson, K., Taylor, D.L.(2013). Ecosystem-level consequences of symbiont partnerships in an N-fixing shrub from interior Alaskan floodplains . Ecological Monographs. 83. (2). p. 177-194.
Anderson, M.D., Taylor, D.L., Ruess, R.W.(2013). Phylogeny and assemblage composition of Frankia in Alnus tenuifolia nodules across a primary successional sere in interior Alaska . Molecular Ecology. 22. (14). p. 3864-3877.
Davis, M.A., Colehour, A., Daney, J., Foster, E., MacMillen, C., Merrill, E., O'Neil, J., Pearson, M., Whitney, M., Anderson, M.D., et al.(2012). The population dynamics and ecological effects of garlic mustard, Alliaria petiolata, in a Minnesota Oak Woodland . American Midland Naturalist. 168. (2). p. 364-374.
Anderson, M.D., Ruess, R.W., Myrold, D.D., Taylor, D.L.(2009). Host species and habitat affect nodulation by specific Frankia genotypes in two species of Alnus in interior Alaska . Oecologia. 160. (4). p. 619-630.
Ruess, R.W., Anderson, M.D., Mitchell, J.S., McFarland, J.W.(2006). Effects of defoliation on growth and N fixation in Alnus tenuifolia: Consequences for changing disturbance regimes at high latitudes . Ecoscience. 13. (3). p. 404-412.
Anderson, M.D., Ruess, R.W., Uliassi, D.D., Mitchell, J.S.(2004). Estimating N<inf>2</inf> fixation in two species of Alnus in interior Alaska using acetylene reduction and <sup>15</sup>N<inf>2</inf> uptake . Ecoscience. 11. (1). p. 102-112.
Anderson, M.(2011). Two in the Far North: The Alder-Frankia Symbiosis, with an Alaskan Case Study . Ecological Aspects of Nitrogen Metabolism in Plants. p. 138-166.