Biology Faculty and Staff
Mary Kostalos Ph.D.
Hometown : Pittsburgh, PA
Joined Chatham : 1973
Academic Areas of Interest
Stream monitoring, aquatic invertebrates
Personal Areas of Interest
Running, Outdoor activities, Reading
I am an ecologist by training and inclination and am also an environmental activist. I have been involved in local environmental issues since before Earth Day, 1970. I am particularly interested in water qualilty issues. My current research is concerned with monitoring the restoration area of Nine Mile Run, a local wtershed.
- Ph.D., Univeristy of Pittsburgh, 1971
- B.S.(Honors), Chatham College(Pittsburgh, PA), 1967
- The Wilson J. of Ornithology.(2007) Newell, Felicity and Mary S. Kostalos
- FROGLOG(Newsketter of the Declining Amphibian Task Force).(2002) Haney, J and M. Kostalos.
- J of Undergrad Research.(2002) Anderson, Amy, Joseph MacNeil , and Mary Kostalos
- NSF MSP Grant to improve Math and Science ed(K-12), co-PI(2003-2009)
- NSF Women in Science Grant(Director), 1981-1983
- Grwoing Greener Grant through the Nine Mile Run Watershed Association, 2005
- Chatham College Distinguished Almna Award, 2007
- American Institute of Biological Sciences
- Ecological Society of America
- Chair of Science Division: 1993-1994
- Director, Environmental Studies Program, Chatham U.: 1992-1997
- Founding Director, Rachel Carson Institute at Chatham University, 1989-1991
- Kostalos, Mary. Taming Storm Water Runoff and its Pollution Problems, Invited lecture as part of the Science Serving the Environment Lecture Series, Oglebay Institute Schrader Center, October, 2008