Dr. Relyea completed his PhD at the University of Michigan in 1999 and spent the next 15 years as a professor at the University of Pittsburgh. In 2014, he moved to Rensselaer to become the Director of the Darrin Fresh Water Institute and the Director of The Jefferson Project at Lake George. In July 2022, he stepped down from being a director to go on a sabbatical.
Ph.D., Univ. of Michigan
M.S. Texas Tech Univ.
Ecology, Disease ecology, Ecotoxicology, Evolution, Animal behavior
The following is a selection of recent publications in Scopus. Rick Relyea has 198 indexed publications in the subjects of Environmental Science, Agricultural and Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, and Genetics and Molecular Biology.