Liza M. Holeski, Ph.D.
Center for Adaptable Western Landscapes
Liza Holeski is core member of the Center for Adaptable Western Landscapes and an associate professor, Department of Biological Sciences. Her research interests include plant evolutionary genetics; plant-herbivore interactions, plant response to changing climate; and quantitative genetics and trait evolution in plant populations. Liza has authored or co-authored 34 peer-reviewed publications. Additionally, Liza has mentored more that 40 undergraduate students, including ten minority students who completed independent research projects as the result of her mentorship efforts. Liza currently serves on the editorial board of Functional Ecology, and she routinely serves as an external review for national and international science organizations and journals.