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Ken Paige

Dr. Ken N. Paige

School of Integrative Biology

Program in Ecology, Evolution, & Conservation Biology

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Office: 481 Morrill Hall, 510 S. Goodwin, Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: 217-244-6606  - Fax 217-244-4565


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  • M.S., Arkansas State University, 1981 in Biology under the direction of Dr. V. Rick McDaniel
  • Ph.D., Northern Arizona University, 1986 in Evolutionary Ecology under the direction of Dr. Thomas G. Whitham
  • Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Assistant Professor, University of Utah, 1986-1988, Molecular Genetics under the direction of Dr. Karl G. Lark


Positions Held

  • Department of Animal Biology; Head (2002)
  • Department of Ecology, Ethology and Evolution, University of Illinois, Assistant Professor (1988-1994); Associate Professor (1994-2002); Professor (2002-present); Associate Head
  • Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Illinois (1988-1996)
  • Affiliate, Department of Forestry and Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences (1994-Present)
  • Affiliate, Illinois Natural History Survey, Wildlife Center (1991-Present)
  • Faculty Member, Plant Ecology Program (1990-Present)
  • Faculty Member, Environmental Council (1996-Present)
  • Executive Committee Member, Natural Resource Ecology and Conservation Biology Program (1996-2001)
  • Faculty Member, Program in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (1998-present)