Ted Harris

Ted Harris
  • Assistant Research Professor


B.S. in Fisheries and Wildlife, University of Missouri, 2010
B.S. in Forestry, University of Missouri, 2010
M.S. in Natural Resources, University of Idaho, 2012
Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, 2017


Areas of study:

  • Using large spatially and temporally distributed datasets to examine large-scale ecological changes
  • Harmful algal bloom distribution, abundance and toxicity
  • Real-time and discrete modeling techniques for predicting and forecasting harmful cyanobacterial blooms
  • Quantifying the effects of persistent organic pollutants (including herbicides, pesticides, personal care products, pharmaceuticals, and industrial chemicals) on aquatic ecosystems
  • Effects of nutrient stoichiometry on plankton community dynamics

Research interests:

  • Harmful algal blooms, cyanobacterial toxins, predictive modeling