School of the Environment



Stephanie E. Hampton


Director, Center for Environmental Research, Education and Outreach (CEREO)


Research and Teaching:

My interests range from basic research in aquatic science using statistical analysis of large databases to broader applications of empirical evidence in environmental issues and policy. My activities in education and training have shifted across a spectrum from traditional classroom instruction toward larger multi-institutional efforts, now focused on increasing the capacity of environmental researchers to engage in data-intensive science.


Representative publications:

Hampton, S.E. 2013. Understanding lakes near and far. Science 342: 815-816.

Hampton, S.E., E.E. Holmes, D.E. Pendleton, L.P. Scheef, M.D. Scheuerell, and E.J. Ward. 2013. Quantifying effects of abiotic and biotic drivers on community dynamics with multivariate autoregressive (MAR) models. Ecology 94: 2663–2669.

Hampton, S.E., C. Strasser, A. Batcheller, W. Gram, C. Duke, J. Tewksbury, and J. Porter. 2013. Big data and the future of ecology. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 11: 156–162.

Hampton, S.E., and J.N. Parker. 2011. Collaboration and productivity in scientific synthesis. BioScience 61: 900-910.

Hampton, S.E., S.C. Fradkin, P.R. Leavitt, and E.E. Rosenberger. 2011. Disproportionate importance of nearshore habitat for the food web of a deep oligotrophic lake. Marine & Freshwater Research 62: 350-358.

Pace, M.L., S.E. Hampton, K.E. Limburg, E.M. Bennett, E.M. Cook, A.E. Davis, J.M. Grove, K.Y. Kaneshiro, S.L. LaDeau, G.E. Likens, D. McKnight, D.C. Richardson, and D.L. Strayer. 2010. Communicating with the public: opportunities and rewards for individual ecologists. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 6(8): 292-298.

Hampton, S.E., L.R. Izmest’eva, M.V. Moore, S.L. Katz, and E.A. Silow. 2008. Sixty years of environmental change in the world’s largest freshwater lake – Lake Baikal, Siberia. Global Change Biology 14: 1947-1958.

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