Position Title

  • Department of Plant Sciences

Mary Cadenasso is an urban ecosystem ecologist and an assistant professor in the Department of Plant Sciences, where she teaches Urban Ecology and Ecosystems and Landscapes and serves on the Executive Committee of the Graduate Group in Ecology at UC Davis.  She is a founding co-Principal Investigator on the Baltimore Ecosystem Study, a National Science Foundation, Long-Term Ecological Research program.  Her research focuses on the testing links between system structure and ecological functioning across multiple systems and scales. She collaborates extensively with hydrologists, biogeochemists, geographers, historians, social scientists, and urban designers.