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Who we are

We are group of 50 scientists from around the world interested in the ecology and evolution of biological invasions. We have been awarded a U.S. National Science Foundation Research Coordination Network grant to support our efforts.



Ruth Hufbauer, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, USA


Mark Torchin, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama

Steering Commitee:

Robert Colautti, Duke University, Durham, USA
Heinz Müller-Schärer, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
George Roderick, University of California, Berkley, USA
Dov Sax, Brown University, Providence, USA
Lorne Wolfe, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, USA

Alba, Christina; Czech Academy of Sciences
Atkinson, Cheryl; Colorado State University
Auge, Harald; Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research Germany
Baythavong, Brooke; University of California at Davis
Bermingham, Eldredge; Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Panama
Blair, Amy; Cornell University
Blossey, Bernd; Cornell University
Blumenthal, Dana; USDA  ARS  Fort Collins
Bossdorf, Oliver; University of Bern Switzerland
Brown, Cynthia; Colorado State University
Byers, James; University of Georgia
Cadotte, Marc; University of Toronto Canada
Colautti, Robert; Duke University
Cornell, Howard; University of California at Davis
Carrillo-Gavilán, Amparo; Estación Biológica de Doñana Spain
Dobson, Andrew; Princeton University
Dunn, Alison; University of Leeds UK
Franks, Steve; Fordham University
Galil, Bella; Tel-Aviv University Israel
Gaskin, John; USDA ARS Sidney
Goolsby, John; USDA ARS Weslaco
Hinz, Hariet; CABI Biosciences Switzerland
Hejda, Martin; Charles University Czech Republic
Hochberg, Michael; University of Montpellier France
Holt, Robert; University of Florida
Huang, Jianhui; Chinese Academy of Sciences Beijing
Hudson, Peter; Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics Penn State University
Hufbauer, Ruth; Colorado State University
Jarošík, Vojtĕch; Charles University Czech Republic
Kanarek, Andrew; Colorado State University
Kolbe, Jason; University of California at Berkeley
Kot, Mark; University of Washington
Kotanen, Peter; University of Toronto
Kumschick, Sabrina; Stellenbosch University South Africa
Lampo, Margarita; Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research
Lee, Carol; University of Wisconsin at Madison
Maron, John; University of Montana
Martin, Lynn; University of South Florida
Miller, Whitman; Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
Mitchell, Charles; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Müller-Schärer, Heinz; University of Fribourg Switzerland
Nentwig, Wolfgang; University of Bern Switzerland
Norton, Andrew; Colorado State University
Panov, Vadim; Regional Euro-Asian Biological Invasions Centre, Finland
Parker, Ingrid; University of California at Santa Cruz
Parker, John; Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
Pergl, Jan; Czech Academy of Sciences
Pyšek, Petr; Czech Academy of Sciences
Rice, Kevin; University of California at Davies
Richardson, Dave; University of Stellenbosch South Africa
Roderick, George; University of California at Berkeley
Ruiz, Gregory; Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
Sax, Dov; Brown University
Schaffner, Urs; CABI Bioscience Switzerland
Schierenbeck, Kristina; USDA ARS Reno
Shea, Katriona; The Pennsylvania State University
Stajerova, Katerina; Czech Academy of Sciences
Torchin, Mark; Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Van Klinken, Rieks; CSIRO Australia
Van Kleunen, Mark; University of Konstanz Germany
Vaughn, Kurt; University of California at Davis
Vila, Montserrat; Estación Biológica de Doñana Spain
Webb, Colleen; Colorado State University
Wolfe, Lorne; Georgia Southern University