Professor, Biology Department
Phone: 814-871-5694
Office: Z 224
phillips010@gannon.edu

  • Educational History
  • Publications

Educational History

1993   University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas                                   

PhD in Zoology. Dissertation: Aquatic Insects and Fishes Associated with Coarse Woody Debris in Northwest Arkansas Streams.

1989   Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion, Pennsylvania                       

MS in Biology. Thesis: The Impact of Habitat Characteristics on Small Mammal Populations in the Deadman Corners Deer Enclosure, Allegheny National Forest, Forest County, Pennsylvania.

1987   Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion, Pennsylvania                       

BS in Biology

1983-1985 Penn State University, Shenango Campus, Sharon, Pennsylvania

Coursework in Biology

Publications

Andraso, G.M., J.L. Grazio, and E.C. Phillips, 2009. Assessment of fish and macroinvertebrate assemblages in Fourmile Creek (Erie Co., PA) prior to stream improvement efforts.  Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science. 83 (In Press)

 Phillips, E. C. 2008. Invertebrate colonization of native and invasive aquatic marophytes in Presque Isle Bay, Lake Erie. Journal of Freshwater Ecology. 23:451-457.

 Phillips, E. C., Y. Ewert, and  P. A. Speares. 2007. Fecundity, Age and Growth, and Diet of Banded Killifish (Fundulus diaphanus) in Presque Isle Bay, Lake Erie. Northeastern Naturalist. 14:269-278.

 Speares, P.A., G.M. Andraso, E.C. Phillips, and L.D. Callahan. 2007. Response of round gobies (Apollonia melanostomus) to fibreglass models of conspecifics. Ethology Ecology and Evolution 19:183-191.

 Phillips, E. C. 2005. Invited review of Dragonflies and Damselflies of Texas and the South-Central United States: Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico.  Quarterly Review of Biology. 80(4): 487.

 Phillips, E.C., Washek, M.E., Hertel, A.W. and B.M. Niebel. 2003. The round goby (Neogobius melanostomus) in Pennsylvania tributary streams of Lake Erie.  Journal of Great Lakes Research.  29:34-40.

 Phillips, E.C. 2003.  Habitat preference of aquatic macroinvertebrates in an east Texas sandy stream.   Journal of Freshwater Ecology.  18:1-11.

 Phillips, E. C. 2001. Life history, food habits, and production of Progomphus obscurus (Odonata: Gomphidae) in Harmon Creek Texas.  Texas Journal of Science 53:19-28

 Phillips, E. C.  1997.  Life history and energetics of Ancyronyx variegata (Coleoptera: Elmidae) in northwest Arkansas and southeast Texas.  Annals of the Entomological Society of America.  90:54-61.

 Phillips, E. C.  1997.  The life cycle, growth, survivorship, and production of Macronychus glabratus (Coleoptera: Elmidae) in northwest Arkansas and southeast Texas. Invertebrate Biology.  116:134-141.

 Phillips, E. C.  1996.  Habitat preference of large predatory aquatic insects (Megaloptera and Odonata) in Ozark streams, Arkansas.  Texas Journal of Science.  48:255-260.

 Phillips, E. C. and R. V. Kilambi.  1996.  Food habits of four benthic fish species (Etheostoma spectabile, Noturus exilis, Percina caprodes, Cottus carolinae) from two Northwest Arkansas streams.  Southwestern Naturalist  41: 69-73.

 Phillips, E. C. 1995.  Associations of aquatic beetles with coarse woody debris in Ozark Streams, Arkansas. Coleopterists Bulletin.  49:119-126.

 Phillips, E. C. 1995.  Comparison of the zooplankton of a lake and stream in Northwest  Arkansas.  Journal of Freshwater Ecology.  10:337-341.

 Phillips, E. C. and R. V. Kilambi. 1994. The effect of habitat type and season on the distribution and density of Plecoptera in Ozark Streams, Arkansas.  Annals of the Entomological Society of America.  87: 321-326.

 Phillips, E. C. and R. V. Kilambi. 1994. Use of coarse woody debris by Diptera in Ozark Streams, Arkansas.  Journal of the North American Benthological Society.  13:151-159.

Phillips, E. C. and R. V. Kilambi. 1994. Utilization of coarse woody debris by Ephemeroptera in three Arkansas Ozark streams. Southwestern Naturalist.  39: 58-62.

Phillips, E. C., R. V. Kilambi and C. E. Carlton. 1994. Life history and secondary production of Ephoron album  (Say) (Ephemeroptera: Polymitarcyidae) in Arkansas.  Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society.  67:242-247.

Phillips, E. C. 1994. Habitat preference and seasonal abundance of Trichoptera larvae in Ozark streams, Arkansas.  Journal of Freshwater Ecology.  9:91-95.