Nancy O'Connor

Professor

Biology

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Education

1980 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth B.S.
1982 University of Delaware M.S.
1990 North Carolina State University Ph.D

Teaching

  • Ecology
  • Biology of Invertebrates
  • Marine Benthic Ecology

Research interests

  • Ecology of marine invertebrate animals, particularly coastal species of crabs
  • Factors important for the distribution and abundance of all stages of invertebrates

Select publications

Blasi, J.C. and N.J. O'Connor (2016).
Amphipods as potential prey of the Asian shore crab Hemigrapsus sanguineus: laboratory and field experiments
Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 474, 18-22.

Lovely, C.M., N.J. O'Connor, and M.L. Judge (2015).
Abundance of non-native crabs in intertidal habitats of New England with natural and artificial structure
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O'Connor, N.J. (2014).
Invasion dynamics on a temperate rocky shore: from early invasion to establishment of a marine invader
Biological Invasions, 16, 73-87.

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