Lauren Chapman

Academic title(s): 
  • Professor, Department of Biology, McGill University (2004-present)
  • Honorary Lecturer, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda (1990-present)
  • Associate Member, McGill School for Environment (2006-present)
  • Associate Member, Redpath Museum, McGill University (2009-present)
Lauren Chapman
Contact Information

Stewart Biology Building, Room N3/12A

514-398-4400 Ext 00399
Email address: 
lauren.chapman [at]
Research areas: 
Conservation, Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour
Areas of expertise: 

Aquatic ecology and conservation, evolutionary and ecological consequences of respiratory strategies in fishes, ecophysiology, ecomorphology, adaptive divergence, tropical inland waters, Africa. Recent work focuses on divergent selection across oxygen gradients in fishes, the interaction of hypoxia with other environmental stressors (e.g., introduced species, climate warming), and the value of tropical wetlands in the maintenance of fish faunal structure and diversity.

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