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NICHOLAS SCHOOL FACULTY     division of Marine Science & Conservation

Curriculum Vitae

Brian R. Silliman

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Duke University Marine Lab

135 Duke Marine Lab Rd.

Beaufort, NC 28516-9721
(252) 504-7635 (office)

Ph.D.Brown University2004
Areas of Research

the use of observations of natural communities throughout the world as primary inspiration for his study questions. Most generally, his teaching and research efforts are focused on community ecology, spatial ecology, conservation biology, global change, and evolution and ecology of positive interactions.

Recent Grant Support

  • Consequences of Changing Mangrove Forests in South Asia on the Provision of Global Ecosystem Goods and Services, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2017/03-2020/03.      
  • LTER: Georgia coastal Ecosystems-III, University of Georgia, RR100-621/4945546, 2013/12-2018/11.      
  • Can Sea Otters Defend and Restore our Coastlines?, Society for Conservation Biology, 2015/07-2018/07.      
  • Coastal Landscapes and Climate Change: LTER, 2012/06-2018/06.      
  • Harnessing positive interactions at multiple scales for seagrass restoration, North Carolina State University, 14-1920-28-R/MG-1610, 2016/08-2017/12.      
  • CAREER: Small Grazers, Multiple Stressors and the Proliferation of Fungal Disease in Marine Plant Ecosystems, National Science Foundation, OCE-1445834, 2014/01-2017/03.      
  • CAREER: Small grazers, multiple stressors, and the proliferation of fungal disease in marine plant ecosystems, 2011/04-2016/07.      
  • CAREER: Small Grazers, Multiple Stressors and the Proliferation of Fungal Disease - Supplement, National Science Foundation, 2014/01-2016/03.      
Professional Service

University Committee
None, January 2013  
Director of the Certificate in Marine Science and Conservation, Undergraduate Program, October 01, 2013  
Papers Refereed
Peer Review, 2010 - present  
Community Service
Environmental Education, 2013- present  
None, January 2013  
Publications (listed separately)

Last modified: 2017/07/21
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