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Sarah Richardson

  • Adjunct
  • ​PhD
  • Biological Sciences
  • (773) 325-1567
  • ​McGowan North, Room 118       

Classes Taught
  • Biostatistics (BIO 206)
  • The Science of Human Health (BIO 105)
  • Honors Lab Science: Urban Ecology and Experimental Design (HON 225)
  • Discover Chicago: Nature in the City (LSP 110)     

 Areas of Research
  • Insect Evolutionary Biology
  • Plant Ecology
  • Plant-Fungus Interactions
  • Plant-Insect Interactions
  • Restoration​     

Select Publications
Middleton, E.L. , S. Richardson, L. Koziol, C.E. Palmer, Z. Yermakov, J.A. Henning, P.A. Schultz, and J.D. Bever. 2015. Locally adapted arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi improve vigor and resistance to herbivory of native prairie plant species. Ecosphere 6(12): 1–16.
Bever, J.D., S.C. Richardson, B.M. Lawrence, J. Holmes, and M. Watson. 2009. Preferential allocation to beneficial symbiont with spatial structure maintains mycorrhizal mutualism. Ecology Letters 12: 13-21.
Heneghan, L., S.P. Miller, S. Baer, M.A. Callaham, Jr, J. Montgomery, M. Pavao-Zucherman, C.C. Rhodes, and S. Richardson. 2008. Integrating soil ecological knowledge into restoration management. Restoration Ecology 16(4): 608-617.