erin mordecai

Erin Mordecai is an assistant professor in Biology at Stanford University.

Our research focuses on the ecology of infectious disease. We are interested in how climate, species interactions, and global change drive infectious disease dynamics in humans and natural ecosystems. This research combines mathematical modeling and empirical work.

Smut fungus 

Avena fatua in Pearson-Arastradero Park,
Palo Alto, California.

Rust fungus

Elymus glaucus in Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, Woodside, California.

Leaf spot

Pisonia grandis leaf on Palmyra Atoll.