Michael L. Cain

Affiliation: Mathematics
Research Associate in Mathematics

Teaching Interests

  • introductory biology (for majors and nonmajors)
  • ecology
  • evolution
  • botany
  • mathematical biology
  • biostatistics

Research Interests

  • ecology and evolution of plants
  • long-distance dispersal
  • ecological and evolutionary dynamics in hybrid zones
  • spatial spread and search behavior in plants and animals
Michael L. Cain


  • AB Bowdoin College, Biology and Mathematics, summa cum laude
  • MSc Brown University, Division of Applied Mathematics
  • PhD Cornell University, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology