Professor, Director of Wildlife & Fisheries Biology Program, Director of Rubenstein Ecosystem Science Laboratory

Professor Stockwell received his doctorate from the University of Toronto in 1996, followed by post-doctoral associate positions at Colorado State University and Michigan State University. He served as the station chief at the USGS Lake Superior Biological Station in Ashland, Wisconsin, from 2004-2007 and was a pelagic ecologist at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute in Portland, Maine prior to joining the University of Vermont. Dr. Stockwell studies the migration behavior of aquatic invertebrates and its consequences for food web structure and function, the influence of climate change on lake systems with a focus on winter ecology, and the impacts of disturbance events on limnological processes.


Recent Publications

Jason Stockwell

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Instructional programs: Wildlife and Fisheries Biology
Research: Aquatic ecology, food web dynamics, predator-prey interactions


  • PhD 1996 University of Toronto (Zoology)
  • BSc 1991 Northland College (Biology and Mathematics)


  • 802 656-3009
Office Location:

Rubenstein Ecosystem Science Lab, 3 College Street and 308H Aiken Center