Bethany Bradley

NE CASC Principal Investigator
Associate Professor of Biogeography and Spatial Ecology

Consortium Institution: 

University of Massachusetts


Ph.D.: Geological Science (Terrestrial Remote Sensing), Brown University, Providence, RI, 2006
B.A.: Geology, Pomona College, Claremont, CA, 2000



Associate Professor of Biogeography and Spatial Ecology, UMass Amherst, 2016-present
Assistant Professor, Environmental Conservation, UMass Amherst, 2010-2016
Copeland Fellow, Department of Biology, Amherst College, 2009-2010
Postdoctoral Fellow, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, 2006-2009

Research Interests: 

I am interested in how terrestrial ecosystems respond to anthropogenically driven changes, particularly interactions between invasive species, land use and climate change.  I aim to improve forecasting of future changes to ecosystems, particularly risks of non-native plant invasions, using tools from biogeography and landscape ecology.  My research has implications for invasion ecology, natural resource management and biological conservation.

Other News:

For Certain Invasive Species, Catching Infestation Early Pays Off  UMass News and Media Relations, April 29, 2019