Dr. John Kasmer smiles into the camera while standing in front of a book case.
Associate Professor, Environmental Science Coordinator
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-5717
Courses Taught
Essential Skills for Biologists (BIO 250)
WIP:General Ecology (BIO 305)
Foundations of Ecology (BIO 450)
Current Topics in Ecology and Evolution (BIO 457)
Introduction to Environmental Science (ENVI 101)
Methods in Environmental Science (ENVI 301)
Beyond the Textbook: Science in Popular Literature (ENVI 302)
Environmental Science Research & Practice (ENVI 390)
Research Interests
I'm interested in understanding the ecology of invasive plants and insects, and the impacts of land use and constructed wetlands on the water quality of surface waters in urban and suburban landscapes.

Keywords: Plant ecology, ecology of woody plants, invasion ecology, population ecology

Ph.D. in Ecology from the University of Michigan

M.S. in Botany (Field Naturalist Program) from the University of Vermont

B.S. in Biology from the College of William & Mary

Room BBH 340F
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-5717
Office Hours
Please email j-kasmer@neiu.edu to arrange to meet or speak with Dr. Kasmer.
Main Campus