Sharon P. Lawler

Position Title

Center for Population Biology

394 Briggs Hall

Grad Group Affiliations

  • Population Biology

Specialties / Focus

  • Behavior, Physiology and Morphology
  • Community Ecology
  • Population Dynamics
  • Population Interactions

Field Sites

  • USDA CSREES Multistate Project S1029: Improved Methods to Combat Mosquitoes and Crop Pests in Rice Fields.


  • 1982 BA Biology Lehigh University
  • 1988 MS Ecology Rutgers University
  • 1992 PhD Ecology and Evolution Rutgers University


Pope, K. L., J.M. Garwood, H. H. Welsh and S.P. Lawler. 2008. Evidence of indirect impacts of introduced trout on native amphibians via facilitation of a shared predator. Biological Conservation 141:1321-1331.

Lawler, S.P., D.A. Dritz, C. S. Johnson and M. Wolder. 2008. Does synergized pyrethrin applied over wetlands for mosquito control affect Daphnia magna zooplankton or Callibaetis californicus mayflies? Pest Management Science 64:843-847.

Piechnik, D.A., N.D. Martinez and S.P. Lawler. 2008. Food-web assembly during a classic biogeographic study: species' trophic breadth corresponds to colonization order. Oikos 117:665-674.

Lawler, S. P., L. Reimer, T. Thiemann, J. Fritz, K. Parise, D. Feliz and D. Elnaiem. 2007. Effects of vegetation control on mosquitoes in seasonal freshwater wetlands. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association 23:66-70.

Lawler, S. P., D. A. Dritz., J.A. Christiansen and A. Cornel. 2007. Effects of lambda-cyhalothrin on mosquito larvae and predatory aquatic insects. Pest Management Science 63:234-240.