David A. White

Professor of Biological Sciences

Loyola University Department of Biology David White
Office Location
463 Monroe Hall
Mailing Address
Biological Sciences
Loyola University New Orleans
6363 St. Charles Avenue
Campus Box 150
New Orleans, LA 70118
Direct Phone
(504) 865-2770
Fax Number
(504) 865-2920
E-mail Address
Personal Website


Ph.D., Tulane University, 1979

Short Bio

David White joined the Department of Biological Sciences in 1983. Dr. White studies plant community and population ecology in wetland ecosystems. Recent research has focused on study of the establishment and spread of the marsh reed, Phragmites australis, within the Mississippi River Delta and the community structure of tropical forests in the Yucatan Peninsula. Dr. White is also involved in a long term research project (going on 25 yrs) on marsh plant biomass within the Delta.

Courses Taught

  • Ecology & Evolution
  • Conservation Biology
  • Ecology
  • Human Ecology for non-majors
  • Human Ecological Sciences for University Honors students