Environmental Management — Environmental Science — Environmental Studies
John  Callaway

John Callaway


John Callaway received his Ph.D. in Oceanography and Coastal Sciences from Louisiana State University in 1994. Prior to his position at USF, John was the Associate Director of the Pacific Estuarine Research Laboratory (PERL) at San Diego State University.

At USF, John teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in introductory environmental science, applied ecology, wetlands, and restoration ecology. His research expertise is in wetland restoration, specifically wetland plant ecology and sediment dynamics. Recent research projects focus on the development of restored wetlands, including evaluations of the importance of plant species diversity and the role of physical heterogeneity in the development of ecosystem functions. His research includes projects in San Francisco Bay and Tijuana Estuary.This work has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Environmental Protection Agency, California Sea Grant, and other agencies.

Research Areas

Wetland ecology and restoration
San Francisco Bay issues