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)
On dead birds' tales: Museum specimen feathers as historical archives of environmental pollutants, Environmental History (2007)
Seed rain during initial colonization of abandoned pastures in the premontane wet forest zone of southern Costa Rica (with CJ Peterson and BL Haines), Journal of Tropical Ecology (2007)
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...