Susan Laurance

Professor (Tropical Ecology)
James Cook University

Cairns, QLD

Contact me for

  • Mentoring
  • Sitting on boards or committees
  • Providing an expert opinion
  • Outreach activities
  • Conference presenting
  • Opportunities to collaborate


I study tropical communities and ecosystem processes. I am particularly interested in the impacts of climate change and human land use on plant and animal diversity.  My research spans much of the tropics from Amazon to Australia and from disease dynamics to carbon cycles.