Graham Sustainability Institute

John Vandermeer

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Asa Gray Distinguished University Professor
Arthur F Thurnau Professor
  • Literature, Science, & Arts
    • Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
  • Environment and Sustainability

John Vandermeer's research interests are in nonlinear dynamics, especially as applied to population models, dynamics of rain forest succession following catastrophic damage, ecology of multidimensional agroecological systems, and dynamics of rain forest destruction and conservation.

UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

My work contributes directly toward solving the United Nations SDGs listed below. Learn more.

No PovertyZero HungerGender EqualityReduced InequalitiesClimate ActionLife on LandPeace, Justice and Strong Institutions


The affiliations listed below show engagement with the Graham Sustainability Institute.

  • Education Programs
    • Dow Programs
      • Doctoral Advisor
    • Event Participant
    • Reviewer
  • Emerging Opportunities
    • Transformation Grants
      • Team Member