James B. Ferrari

James B. Ferrari outside with binoculars

Professor of Biology
Environmental Studies Program Director
Wesleyan College Arboretum Director


My research interests include the ecology of fruit-eating birds, seasonal patterns of bird diversity, vulture migration and flocking behavior, leaf litter dispersal and effects of leaf decomposition on soil nitrogen cycling rates, and forest ecology.

Courses Taught
Undergraduate courses: Wesleyan Integrative Seminar Experience; Human Biology; Principles of Biology I; Principles of Biology II; Principles of Environmental Science; Research Methods in the Biological Sciences; Field Biology; Ecology; Principles of Evolution; Conservation Biology; Senior Integrative Exercise in Biology

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