Regents Professor and Director of the Elm Fork Education Center and Natural Heritage Museum
Research Area: 
Environmental Science
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James Kennedy
ENV 310F
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Dr. Kennedy's research interests include ecology of benthic invertebrates and ecotoxicology.

Dr. James Kennedy teaches classes in the following subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation of Animals, Insect Biology, Contemporary Topics in Biology, Stream Ecology, Contemporary Topics in Environmental Science and Ecology and Aquatic Insects of North America.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Zoology/Aquatic Ecology, Virginia Tech

Selected Publications

  • Invertebrates of Central Texas Wetlands. S. W. Taber and S. B. Fleenor. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, (2009).
  • Aquatic Ecosystems for Ecotoxicological Research: Considerations in Design Analysis for Fish. Pp 729-752. In: The Toxicology of Fish, (2008).
  • The Terminal Pleistocene extinction in North America and the Dynamic Equilibrium Model. (2008).