The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Katharine Gerst

Research Scientist
PhD 2011 University of Arizona, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Tucson Arizona
B.S. 2001 University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Mailing Address: 
1064 E. Lowell St.
Arid Lands
Katharine Gerst is an plant ecologist interested in phenology, insect-plant interactions, community ecology, and public health. She is interested in understanding how species and communities respond to a variable and changing environment.
Research Topics: 
Climate Adaptation and Sustainability
Invasive Species
Plant and Soil Ecology
Population and Community Ecology