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About Diane J. Brousseau

Professor Brousseau received her B.S. and Ph.D. in Zoology from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. She joined the faculty at Fairfield University in 1976 as an Assistant Professor. She earned tenure and was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor in 1981 and to the rank of Professor in 1987.
Dr. Brousseau's research focuses on Marine Ecology. For the past few years she has been involved in the study of ecological impacts of the invasive Asian shore crab on native biota in Long Island Sound. Past research interests have involved study of parasitic disease in oysters (Perkinsus marinus) and hematopoietic neoplasms in clams and mussels. She has been a Visiting Investigator at the National Marine Fisheries Laboratory in Milford, Conncecticut since 1999. She has also collaborated with investigators at the Marine Biological Laboratory, the New England Aquarium, and Salem Sound Coastwatch.


Present Professor of Biology, Fairfield University

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o: Bannow Science Center Rm 214
p: (203) 254-4000 x2739