ALUM: no longer at INSTAAR

Amy Concilio

Amy Concilio CV

Postdoctoral Scholar

Departments / Academic Programs


  • PhD: University of California, Santa Cruz, 2012
  • MS: University of Toledo, Ohio, 2005
  • BA: Providence College, 1999

Research Programs, Labs, and Groups

Contact Information


Plant community ecology, global change biology, invasive species biology and management, rangeland ecology and management

Research Interests

My main areas of research are ecosystem response to global environmental change, impacts of invasive species on plants and soils, plant-soil feedbacks and legacy effects of invasive species, and management of grassland and rangeland ecosystems.


  • Chancellor's Dissertation Year Fellowship, University of California, 2011
  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2011
  • Best Poster Presentation, California Society for Ecological Restoration Annual Meeting, 2010
  • STAR Fellowship, Environmental Protection Agency, 2007