Steven Wangen

Steven Wangen

Steven Wangen

Postdoc, Optimization

Years Active



  • B.A., Forest Science, University of Wisconsin–Madison
  • M.S., Forest Ecology and Management, Michigan Technological University
  • Ph.D., Plant Ecology, Lincoln University, New Zealand


Outside Interests include Road cycling, particularly training and racing and winter sports, especially cross-country skiing

Research Description

How spatial distribution and patterning of environmental habitat affects demographic processes. Particularly interested in scale dependency of these relationships and how different life-history traits of the organisms affect the dynamics. The research investigates these dynamics from the perspective of an exotic plant invasion.