- 154 Rhoades/Robinson Hall
- Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
- Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dr. Rossell teaches plant ecology and plant identification courses. Her research interests include wetland ecology, plant ecology, and plant-animal interactions. She also directs a science enrichment program for middle and high school students in Buncombe County.
- B.A. Wellesley College
- M.S. West Virginia University
- Ph.D. State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
- ENVR 330 Seminar
- ENVR 346 Plant Ecology
- ENVR 373 Hiking Through History
- ENVR 373 Wildcrafting
- ENVR 374 Plant-Animal Interactions
- ENVR 374 Herbaceous Plants of Winter and Spring
- ENVR 396 Woody Plants in Winter
- ENVR 490 Internship
- ENVR 499 Undergraduate Research
- Plant ecology
- Plant-animal interactions
- Interactions of humans and nature
Recent Publications [student authors underlined]
- Rossell, I.M., T.T. Clabby, and P. Menzies. . "Habitat and abundance of two wintergreen orchids [Aplectrum hyemale and Tipularia discolor] in western North Carolina." JOURNAL OF THE TORREY BOTANICAL SOCIETY 144:417-422.
- Rossell, I.M. and H. Eggleston. . "Elevational distribution of temperate lianas along trails in Pisgah National Forest." SOUTHEASTERN NATURALIST 16:443-450.
- Menzies, P.F. and I.M. Rossell. . "Potential herbivory on the wintergreen orchids Aplectrum hyemale and Tipularia discolor by the spur-throated grasshopper Melanoplus acrophilus." SOUTHEASTERN NATURALIST 16:N36-N39.
- Rossell, C.R. Jr., S. Hatcher Roach, I.M. Rossell, & C. McGrath. . "Attributes of rock outcrops selected by Allegheny and Eastern woodrats in the zone of contact in the Appalachian mountains of North Carolina." AMERICAN MIDLAND NATURALIST 162:200-206.
- Rossell, I.M., K.K. Moorhead, H. Alvarado, & R.J. Warren, II. . "Succession of a southern Appalachian mountain wetland six years following hydrologic and microtopographic restoration." RESTORATION ECOLOGY 17:205-214.