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Melissa McKinney

Academic title(s): 

Canada Research Chair in Ecological Change and Environmental Stressors, Tier 2
Assistant Professor

Melissa McKinney
Contact Information
Phone: 
514-398-8714
Address: 

Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS3-044

Email address: 
melissa.mckinney [at] mcgill.ca
Department: 
Natural Resource Sciences
Areas of expertise: 

Advanced chemical tracer approaches in marine mammals, as sentinels of ecosystem change, to evaluate fundamental questions about habitat use and feeding habits. Interaction between ecological changes and other anthropogenic stressors facing biota, particularly pollutants, pathogens, and parasites, and the cumulative effects of these stressors on individual and population health and biodiversity.

Area(s): 
Environment, Ecology and Sustainability
Research areas: 
Abiotic and biotic stress
Arctic and Northern
Biodiversity
Climate change
Contaminants
Ecology
Ecosystems
Environment
Wildlife
Media availability: 
Yes
Specialization: 

Marine mammals, contaminants, foraging/feeding ecology, climate change biology

Language(s) spoken: 
English
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