Dr. Louise Weber

Professor Louise Weber with students outside planting trees with students.

Professor, Chair of Biology Department and Environmental Science

Email: lweber@sf.edu

Professional Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy – Clemson University, 1994
    • Dissertation: “Foraging ecology and conservation of shorebirds in South Carolina coastal wetlands.” Advisor: Dr. Susan Haig.
  • Master of Science – University of Notre Dame, 1988
    • Thesis: “Interactions of grazing snails and periphyton in northern Wisconsin lakes.” Advisor: Dr. David Lodge.
  • Bachelor of Science – Saint Mary’s College, 1983
    • Senior thesis: “Painted turtle speciation.”


  • Ecology
  • Conservation biology
  • Wildlife management and habitat ecology
  • Shorebird ecology and conservation

Courses Taught

  • Ecology and Diversity
  • Forest and Grassland Biology
  • Senior Capstone
  • General Biology

Service and Major Professional Activities

  • Green Campus Committee, co-leader
  • Advisor for restored prairie on campus, rain gardens, bird garden.
  • Main advisor for conservation biology concentration within the Environmental Science major.

Curriculum Vitae

View Louise Weber’s curriculum vitae.