Brian C. Barringer, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor of Plant Ecology

Department of Biology

University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point


Office:    TNR 337

Lab:       TNR 310 (Freckmann Herbarium)

Phone:   715-346-2452





Ph.D. (Plant Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics) - Cornell University (2008)

B.S. (Biology) - University of California, Davis (2000)




Introduction to Plant Biology (Biology 130)

Ecology and Evolution (Biology 270)

Ecology (Biology 305)

Ecological Methods (Biology 306)

Plant Ecology (Biology 355)

Senior Seminar (Biology 490)




Ecology and evolution of plant mating systems

Ecological and evolutionary genetics

Life history evolution

Ecology and demography of endangered species




Prendeville, H.R., K. Barnard-Kubow, C. Dai, B.C. Barringer, and L.F. Galloway. 2013. Clinal variation for only some phenological traits across a species range. Oecologia published online March 2013 (pdf)

Barringer, B.C., J.M.H. Knops, and W.D. Koenig. 2013. Interrelationships among life-history traits in three California oaks. Oecologia 171:129-139 (pdf)

Koenig, W.D. K. Funk, T. Kraft, W.J. Carmen, B.C. Barringer, and J.M.H. Knops. 2012. Stabilizing selection for within-season flowering phenology confirms pollen limitation in a wind-pollinated tree. Journal of Ecology 100:758-763 (pdf)

Barringer, B.C., E. Kulka, and L.F. Galloway. 2012 Reduced inbreeding depression in peripheral relative to central populations of a monocarpic herb. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25:1200-1208 (pdf)

Whitney, K., E. Baack, J. Hamrick, M.J. Godt, B.C. Barringer, M.D. Bennett, C. Eckert, C. Goodwillie, S. Kalisz, I. J. Leitch, and J. Ross-Ibarra. 2010. A role for nonadaptive processes in plant genome evolution? Evolution 64:2097-2109 (pdf)

Li, X.C., B.C. Barringer, and D.A. Barbash. 2009. The pachytene checkpoint and its relationship to evolutionary patterns of polyploidization and hybrid sterility. Heredity 102:24-30 (pdf)

Barringer, B.C. and M.A. Geber. 2008. Mating system and ploidy influence levels of inbreeding depression in Clarkia (Onagraceae). Evolution 62(5):1040-1051 (pdf)

Barringer, B.C. 2007. Polyploidy and self-fertilization in flowering plants. American Journal of Botany 94(9):1527-1533 (pdf)



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