(a) Professional Preparation
Oberlin College Biology B.A. 1985
University of California, Davis Ecology M.A. 1993
University of California, Davis Population Biology Ph.D. 1995
Associate Director, Mountain Lake Biological Station, University of Virginia, 1996-
Assistant Professor, General Faculty, Biology Department, University of Virginia, 1996-
(c) Publications (undergraduate co-authors indicated with *)
Zimmerman, M., E.S. Nagy and L. Galloway. 1987. Nectar dispersion patterns in three
Australian plant species. Australian Journal of Ecology 12:183-188.
Nagy, E.S. 1997. Frequency-dependent seed production and hybridization rates:
Implications for gene flow between locally adapted plant populations. Evolution
Nagy, E.S. and K.J. Rice. 1997. Local adaptation in two subspecies of an annual plant:
Implications for migration and gene flow. Evolution 51:1079-1089.
Nagy, E.S. 1997. Selection for native characters in hybrids between two locally adapted
plant subspecies. Evolution 51:1469-1480.
Nagy, E.S., L. Strong*, and L.F. Galloway. 1999. Contribution of delayed autonomous
selfing to reproductive success in Mountain Laurel, Kalmia latifolia (Ericaceae).
American Midland Naturalist 142(1):39-46.
Rice, K.J. and E.S. Nagy. 2000. Oak canopy effects on the distribution patterns of two
annual grasses: the role of competition and soil nutrients. American Journal of
Porter, J.H, E.S. Nagy, P.C. Hanson, T.K. Kratz, S.L. Collins and P. Arzberger. 2009.
New eyes on the world: advanced sensors for ecology. BioScience 59(5):385-397.
(d) Synergistic Activities (5)
Board of Directors, American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS), 2006 – pres.,
Finance Committee, Year of Science Committee, Council Member
National Planning Activities, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON, AIBS,
NSF), “Red Team Review” 6-7 April, 2006 Washington, D.C., Consortium
Development Committee / NEON Design Consortium 2004 – 2005, Steering
Committee Infrastructure for Biology at Regional to Continental Scales (IBRCS),
2002 – 2004.
Appalachians-Cumberland Plateau (Domain #7), Domain Science and Education
Coordination Committee (DSECC), 2009 – pres.
Steering Committee, SouthEast Regional Network of Expertise and Collections
(SERNEC, an initiative of The Society of Herbarium Curators), 2005-pres.
President, Organization of Biological Field Stations (OBFS) 2002-2004. Also Vice
President, Chair Governance Committee, other ad hoc initiatives. Special
accomplishments while President include: National Press Club Roundtable titled
"Sensing the Environment: The Future of Biological Observational Networks" (cohost
with AIBS, ESA and AERC, Washington DC, March 2003); PI on OBFS
“Strategic Plan” NSF project; organize meetings with Congressional staff on
Capitol Hill (Washington DC, April 2003).
(e) Collaborators and Other Affiliations
Collaborators and Co-Editors
Brodie, E., University of Virginia
Zack Murrell, Appalachian State University
Graduate and Postdoctoral Advisors
Stanton, M.L., University of California, Davis
Rice, K.J., University of California, Davis