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Stella Uiterwaal, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher, Saint Louis Zoo Institute for Conservation Medicine & Washington University Living Earth Collaborative

Stella is an ecologist and postdoctoral researcher at the Living Earth Collaborative at Washington University in St. Louis, the St. Louis Zoo Institute for Conservation Medicine, Saint Louis University, and the National Great Rivers Research and Education Center. Stella's work combines experimental and field-based approaches to understand the causes and consequences of predator-prey interactions. She is currently the Senior Scientist for the Forest Park Living Lab, which aims to connect the ecology, movement, and health of St. Louis' urban wildlife.


Ph.D. - Biology with a specialization in Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

B.Sc - Biology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Areas of Expertise

Community ecology

Predator-prey interactions

Movement ecology