Alan Hastings

Professor of Environmental Science and Policy


Population Biology
Environmental Science & Policy

Offices and Labs

3136A Wickson Hall


1977 PhD Applied Mathematics Cornell University
1975 MS Applied Mathematics Cornell University
1973 BA Mathematics Cornell University

CBS Grad Group Affiliations

Population Biology

Specialties / Focus

Population Biology
  • Population Dynamics
  • Population Interactions
  • Population and Quantitative Genetics
  • Community Ecology

Teaching Interests

Population biology and theoretical ecology. I try to show students the importance of theoretical and quantitative approaches for dealing with fundamental issues in population biology.


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  • Hastings, A. (2016) Time scales and the management of ecological systems.  PNAS 113:    14568–14573, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1604974113

  • Lampert, A., Hastings, A., Grosholz, E., Jardine, S., Sanchirico, J.N. (2014) Optimal approaches for balancing invasive species eradication and endangered species management. Science 344:1028-1031.

  • A Hastings and LW Botsford. 1999. Equivalence in yield from marine reserves and traditional fisheries management. Science. 284:1537-1538
  • Hastings A. 1997. Population Biology: Concepts and Models. . Springer-Verlag, New York: