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Christy Morrissey PhD Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability

Professor, Biology, College of Arts and Science
Member, Toxicology Centre

CSRB 120.6 | Christy Morrissey is not currently accepting graduate students. 

Research Area(s)

  • Avian and aquatic ecotoxicology
  • Pesticides
  • Bird migration
  • Conservation
  • Agroecosystems

Academic Credentials

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University
  • Bachelor of Science, Zoology, University of British Columbia

Selected Publications

(Bold is me or my student/HQP; * is corresponding author)

Malaj, E., Liber, K.L., Morrissey, CA*. (2020). Spatial distribution of agricultural pesticide use and predicted wetland exposure in the Canadian Prairie Pothole Region.  Science of the Total Environment 718: 134765.

Eng, M, Stutchbury, B., Morrissey, and C.A Morrissey* (2019). A neonicotinoid insecticide reduces fueling and delays migration in songbirds. Science 365, Issue 6458, pp. 1177-1180.

Howell, J., McKellar, A., Espie, R., C.A. Morrissey* (2019). Predictable shorebird departure patterns from a staging site can inform collision risks and mitigation of wind energy developments. Ibis 162, Issue 2, pp. 535-547. DOI: 10.1111/ibi.1277.

Maloney, E., Liber, K, Headley, JH, Peru, KM, C.A. Morrissey* (2018). Neonicotinoid insecticide mixtures: evaluation of laboratory-based toxicity predictions under semi-controlled field conditions. Environmental Pollution 243, pp. 1727-1739.

Stanton, R, Clark, RG, C.A. Morrissey* (2018). Trends and drivers of North American farmland bird declines: A review. Agric. Ecosys. Environ. 254, pp. 244-254.