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About Jennifer Mattei

Jennifer H. Mattei, Ph.D. is a Professor of Biology in the College of Arts & Sciences at Sacred Heart University.

Professional consultant on the biological component of Environmental Impact Statements, upland, wetland, and stream restoration, control of invasive plant species, and the population ecology of economically important species.

Member: IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature) Species Survival Commission Horseshoe Crab Specialist Group.

Memberships: Ecological Society of America; Society for Ecological Restoration; Coastal & Estuarine Research Federation.

Affiliate: New England Estuarine Research Society; American Association for the Advancement of Science; Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
Degrees and Certifications: Ph.D., 1994 Ecology and Evolution, State University of New York at Stony Brook; M.F.S., 1984 Forest Science, Yale University, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies; B.S., 1982 Zoology, University of Maryland, College Park; Post-doctoral Research Associate 1994-1995, Restoration Ecology. Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources, Rutgers University

Positions

1997 - Present Director & Founder Project Limulus, Sacred Heart University Biology Department, College of Arts & Sciences
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1995 - Present Professor Biology, Sacred Heart University Biology Department, College of Arts & Sciences
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September 2011 - May 2015 Director, Professional Science Master's, Environmental Science & Management, Sacred Heart University Biology Department, College of Arts & Sciences
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Grants

2017 - Present SHU's Living Shoreline Project
Federal Coastal Resilience Grant Program, NOAA
Colleague(s): Audubon Connecticut, DuPont Company
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Honors and Awards

  • Faculty Appreciation Award: The Office of Residential Life 2007
  • Chair Biology Department 2002-2009
  • Women Faculty Mentoring Committee 2011-present
  • Fellow for the Center on Teaching and Learning 2006-2007

Education

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1994 - 1995 Post-doctoral Research Associate, Rutgers University ‐ Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources
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1994 Ph.D. Ecology and Evolution, State University of New York at Stony Brook
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1984 M.S. Forest Science, Yale University
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1982 B.S. Zoology, University of Maryland at College Park
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Contact Information

Biology
Academic Bldg SC 217G
College of Arts and Sciences
203-365-7577

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