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Emilio Bruna

Distinguished Teaching Scholar and professor, department of wildlife ecology and conservation and Center for Latin American Studies

Director, Florida-Brazil Linkage Institute

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Center for Latin American Studies

Bruna uses field experiments, long-term demographic studies and simple mathematical models to explore how habitat fragmentation and other anthropogenic landscape alterations influence plant-animal interactions and plant population dynamics. He conducts most of his research in South America’s two largest biomes: the Amazon and the Cerrado.