Kaitlin Farrell

Director of Domestic Field Study, UGA Office of Instruction

Curriculum Vitae

Professional Website


Ph.D., Ecology, UGA

M.S., Biology, Appalachian State University

B.S., Environmental Biology, McGill University


Biological and Environmental Data Education Network

Ecological Society of America

Selected Publications

Farrell, K.J., K.C. Weathers, S.H. Sparks, J.A. Brentrup, C.C. Carey, M.C. Dietze, J.R. Foster, K.L. Grayson, J.H. Matthes, & M.D. SanClements. 2021. Training macrosystems scientists requires both interpersonal and technical skills. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 19: 39-46. DOI: 10.1002/fee.2287

Emery, N.C., E. Crispo, S.R. Supp, K.J. Farrell, A.J. Kerkhoff, E.K. Bledsoe, K.L. O’Donnell, A.C. McCall, & M.E. Aeillo-Lammens. 2021. Data science in undergraduate life science education: a need for instructor skills training. BioScience 71: 1274-1287. DOI: 10.1093/biosci/biab107

Farrell, K.J., N.K. Ward, A.I. Krinos, P.C. Hanson, V. Daneshmand, R.J. Figueiredo, & C.C. Carey. 2020. Ecosystem-scale nutrient cycling responses to increasing air temperatures vary with lake trophic state. Ecological Modelling 430: 109134. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2020.109134

Carey, C.C., K.J. Farrell, A.G. Hounshell, & K. O’Connell. 2020. Macrosystems EDDIE teaching modules significantly increase ecology students’ proficiency and confidence working with ecosystem models and use of systems thinking. Ecology and Evolution 10: 12515-12527. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.6757

Farrell, K.J., & C.C Carey. 2018. Power, pitfalls, and potential for integrating computational literacy into undergraduate ecology courses. Ecology and Evolution 8: 7744-7751. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.4363