Ecology and management of coastal and estuarine fishes and habitats; coupled social-ecological systems; impacts of coastal development; environmental sociology
- Ph.D. in Marine Sciences from University of South Alabama and Dauphin Island Sea Lab
- B.S. in Marine Biology from Auburn University
- Scheinin M, SB Scyphers, L Kauppi, KL Heck, J Mattila. (In Press / Early View Online) The relationship between vegetation density and its protective value depends on the densities and traits of prey and predators. Oikos.
- Scyphers SB, SP Powers, KL Heck, D Byron. (2011) Oyster reefs as natural breakwaters mitigate shoreline loss and facilitate fisheries. PLoS ONE. 6(8):e22396.