Areas of Expertise
marine and freshwater biology, behavioral ecology, community ecology
EducationPh.D., Florida State University
Professor of Biology
Recent courses taught:
- BIOL101 Biology in Practice
- BIOL240 Island Biogeography (J Term off-campus)
- BIOL308 Aquatic Ecology
- BIOL395 Research Methods in Biology
- BIOL435 Behavioral Ecology
- Kuhlmann, M. L. 2016. Invasion-related change in crayfish density affects a stream macroinvertebrate community. Northeastern Naturalist 23:434-453.
- Dresser, C. M. (‘10), M. L. Kuhlmann, and B. J. Swanson. 2016. Variation in native crayfish agonistic response to the invasion of the rusty crayfish Orconectes rusticus (Girard, 1852). Journal of Crustacean Biology.
- Kuhlmann, M. L., and B. M. McCabe (’14). 2014. Diet specialization in Octopus vulgaris at San Salvador, Bahamas. Marine Ecology Progress Series 516:229-237
- Allen, M. E., and M. L. Kuhlmann. 2014. Search for the missing sea otters: An ecological detective story. in C. F. Herreid, N. Schiller, and K. F. Herreid, editors. Science Stories You Can Count On: 51 Case Studies with Quantitative Reasoning in Biology. NSTA Press.
- Kuhlmann, M. L., and D. A. Hamilton. 2013. Observations of extremely shallow-water habitat use by ocean triggerfish, Canthidermis sufflamen, at San Salvador Island, The Bahamas. Proceedings of the 14th Natural History of the Bahamas Conference
- Kuhlmann, M. L. 2009. Fish as fertilizer: the impacts of salmon on coastal ecosystems. Published online at the Case Study Collection – National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science (http://www.sciencecases.org/salmon_forest/case.asp)
- Kuhlmann, M. L., S. M. Badylak (’02), and E. L. Carvin (’05). 2008. Testing the differential predation hypothesis for the invasion of rusty crayfish in a stream community: laboratory and field experiments. Freshwater Biology 53:113-128.
College service and professional affiliations:
- Chair, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
- Member: Ecological Society of America
- Member: International Society for Behavioural Ecology