Dosch's field is terrestrial ecology with interests in post-agricultural
succession, invasive species, avian ecology, and restoration. 

His research is in historical analysis of heavy metals in Common Loons, and avian and
tropical ecology. He teaches courses at Macalester in Ecology, Ornithology, Restoration
Ecology, Environmental Science, and Winter Ecology. 

EDUCATION: B.A. (biology), Minnesota State University Moorhead; Ph.D. (ecology and
evolution), Rutgers University 



Population and plant community dynamics involving garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) in a Minnesota oak woodland: A four year study (with Mark A. Davis, Claire MacMillen, Marta LeFevre-Levy, Casey Dallavalle, Nolan Kriegel, Stephen Tyndel, Yuris Martinez, and Michael D. Anderson), The Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society (2014)


The population dynamics and ecological effects of garlic mustard, Alliaria petiolata, in a Minnesota oak woodland (with Abby Colehour, Jo Daney, Mark A. Davis, E Foster, C MacMillen, E Merrill, J O'Neil, M Pearson, M Whitney, and M D. Anderson), American Midland Naturalist (2012)


Movement patterns of adult Laughing Gulls during the nesting season, Acta Ornithologica (2003)

The foraging behavior of birds is often influenced by the development and dietary needs of...