Chair of Undergraduate Biology, School of Arts and Sciences
Ph.D., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. University of Connecticut
M.S., Biology. University of Illinois, Springfield
B.S., Medical Technology. University of Illinois, Springfield

Office Location: Dana Hall of Science, Room 213
Telephone: (203) 576-4253



Council on Undergraduate Research

American Society of Clinical Laboratory Scientists

Society for the Study of Evolution

Ecological Society of America

Plant behavior and communication

Pine barrens ecology and novel habitats

Invasive species biology

Genetic architecture of plant plasticity

Science pedagogy and social learning

Engelmann, Kathleen, 2012. Why We Learn: What Can Ethology Tell Us About Educating Social Animals? The Commons, School of Arts and Sciences, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT

Richards, C.L., Y. Hanzawa, I.M. Ehrenreich, M. Katari, K.E. Engelmann & M.D. Purugganan. 2009. Perspectives on ecological and evolutionary systems biology. Plant Systems Biology. R.A. Gutierrez & G.M. Coruzzi, eds. Annual Plant Reviews, Vol. 35. Blackwell Publishing: Oxford, UK.

Engelmann, K.E. and M.D. Purugganan. 2006. The molecular evolutionary ecology of plant development: Flowering time in Arabidopsis thaliana. Advances in Botanical Research 44: 507-526

Engelmann, K.E. and C.D. Schlichting. 2005. Coarse- versus fine-grained water stress in Arabidopsis thaliana (Brassicaceae). American Journal of Botany 92: 101-106