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Dr. Diane J. Brousseau

Professor of Biology
brousseau@fairfield.edu
o: Bannow Science Center Rm 214
p: x2739

 

B.S., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Current Research Interests

Dr. Brousseau's research focuses on Marine Ecology. For the past few years she has been involved in the study of ecological impacts of the invasive Asian shore crab on native biota in Long Island Sound. Past research interests have involved study of parasitic disease in oysters (Perkinsus marinus) and hematopoietic neoplasms in clams and mussels. She has been a Visiting Investigator at the National Marine Fisheries Laboratory in Milford, Conncecticut since 1999. She has also collaborated with investigators at the Marine Biological Laboratory, the New England Aquarium, and Salem Sound Coastwatch.

Courses Taught

  1. BI 78: Intro to Marine Science
  2. BI 171: General Biology II Lab
  3. BI 172: General Biology III-Lab
  4. BI 362: Marine Invertebrate Zoology
  5. BI 383: SpecTopSem:Coral Reef Ecology
  6. BI 391: Biology Research
  7. BI 392: Biology Research
  8. BI 393: Biology Research III
  9. BI 394: Biology Research
  10. HR 202: Honors Seminar