Program: Interdisciplinary PhD in Urban Design and Planning
Dyson Resume

Research interests: Conservation biology, urban ecology, urban fungi.
Dissertation Title: Parcel scale development and landscaping actions affect vegetation, bird, and fungal communities on office developments


Schell, C.J., Dyson, K., Fuentes, T.L., Des Roches, S., Harris, N.C., Miller, D.S., Woelfle-Erskine, C.A. and Lambert, M.R., 2020. The ecological and evolutionary consequences of systemic racism in urban environments. Science.

Elmore, Jared, … Dyson, K. … et al. 2020. Correlates of bird collisions with buildings across three North American countries. Conservation Biology.

Dyson, K. 2019. Vegetation communities on commercial developments are heterogenous and determined by development and landscaping decisions, not socioeconomics. PloS one, 14(9).

Dyson, K., Ziter, C., Fuentes, T.L. and Patterson, M.S., 2019. Conducting urban ecology research on private property: advice for new urban ecologists. Journal of Urban Ecology, 5(1), p.juz001.

Dyson, K. and Yocom, K., 2015. Ecological design for urban waterfronts. Urban ecosystems, 18(1), pp.189-208.