Alan Hastings

Position Title
Population Biology Graduate Group Chair; Professor

Department of Environmental Science and Policy, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Center for Population Biology

3136A Wickson Hall

Grad Group Affiliations

  • Population Biology

Specialties / Focus

  • Community Ecology
  • Population and Quantitative Genetics
  • Population Dynamics
  • Population Interactions


  • 1973 BA Mathematics Cornell University
  • 1975 MS Applied Mathematics Cornell University
  • 1977 PhD Applied Mathematics Cornell University


Hastings, A. (2016) Time scales and the management of ecological systems.  PNAS 113:    14568–14573, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1604974113

Lampert, A., Hastings, A., Grosholz, E., Jardine, S., Sanchirico, J.N. (2014) Optimal approaches for balancing invasive species eradication and endangered species management. Science 344:1028-1031.

A Hastings and LW Botsford. 1999. Equivalence in yield from marine reserves and traditional fisheries management. Science. 284:1537-1538

Hastings A. 1997. Population Biology: Concepts and Models. . Springer-Verlag, New York: