Tiffany Schriever

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Tiffany Schriever
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
(269) 387-5627
3927 Wood Hall, Mail Stop 5410
Mailing address: 
Department of Biological Sciences
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5410 USA
  • Postdoctoral researcher, Oregon State University
  • Ph.D., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto
  • M.S., Biology, Southeastern Louisiana University
  • B. S., Biology, Winona State University
Research interests: 
  • Community and ecosystem ecology
  • Freshwater ecology
  • Herpetology and aquatic entomology

Dr. Tiffany Schriever is an assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Western Michigan University, with a joint appointment in the Institute of the Environmental and Sustainability studies program.

Schriever is a freshwater ecologist interested in how environmental variation influences ecological dynamics across temporal and spatial scales from individuals to the ecosystems. In the Schriever lab, we investigate community and ecosystem ecology in freshwater habitats, with an emphasis on herpetofauna and aquatic invertebrates. We use experimental and comparative approaches in field settings, mostly in wetlands and small streams. Research topics of concern are:

  • Individual, population and community response to hydrologic variation
  • Use of stable isotopes to study food webs and trophic ecology
  • Flow of resources and organisms across habitats
  • Environmental variation on biodiversity, functional traits, and phenology

Students in Schriever's research group:

  • Adam Austin, Ph.D.
  • Sara Diller, Ph.D.
  • Jennifer Shamel, M.S.

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