Aimee Classen

Aimee has a B.A. in Biology from Smith College and a Ph.D. from Northern Arizona University. She is an Associate Professor at the University of Vermont in the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, after having been an Associate Professor at the Natural History Museum of Denmark and the University of Tennessee. She has had an active research program at RMBL since 2009, including supervising graduate work at RMBL and serving on RMBL’s Research Committee. She is an experimental ecosystem ecologist, with funding from a variety of sources including the National Science Foundation and Department of Energy. Her work largely focuses on how global change shapes ecosystems, with an emphasis on exploring the interactions between plants, nutrients, water, and microbes in the soil. Starting in 2016 she became the Editor-in-Chief at Ecological Monographs and she is also on the editorial board for Ecology and Ecology Letters. She brings her perspective as both a newer RMBL scientist and ecosystem ecologist, to the Board.