Professor and Rev. John H. Mullahy, S.J. Endowed Chair in Environmental Biology
Ph.D., University of Nebraska, 1984
Paul Barnes joined the Department of Biological Sciences in 2004. Dr. Barnes' research examines the functional ecology of plants and global change biology. Specific research topics include physiological plant ecology; grassland & savanna ecology; plant & ecosystem responses to global environmental change; environmental UV photobiology; mechanisms of plant-plant interactions; and plant carbon, water and light relations.