Ph.D., Louisiana State University
Office: Science Building 287F
Research Interests: plant-pollinator interactions; ornithology.
I am an ecologist with research specialties in plant
pollination biology and ornithology.
My students and I are currently studying
plant-pollinator interactions in deciduous forests and
oak savannas of
I also study bird communities of
Habitats and Ecological Communities of Indiana: Presettlement to Present, ed. J. O. Whitaker, Jr., and C. J. Amlaner, Jr. Associate Editors: G. R. Parker, P.E. Scott, & M. T. Jackson. (2012) Indiana University Press and Indiana Dept. of Natural Resources.
Grundel R, Jean RP, Frohnapple K, Glowacki G, Scott PE, Pavlovic NB (2010) Floral and nesting resources, habitat structure, and fire influence bee distribution across an open-forest gradient. Ecological Applications 20: 1678-1692.
Dailey, T.B., and P.E. Scott. (2006) Spring nectar sources for solitary bees and flies in a landscape of deciduous forest and agricultural fields: production, variability, and consumption. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 133: 535-547.
Block, W.M., Ganey, J.L., Scott, P.E., and R. King. (2005) Prey ecology of
Mexican spotted owls in pine-oak forests of northern
Scott, P.E., and S.L. Lima. (2004) Exotic grasslands on reclaimed midwestern coal mines: an ornithological perspective. Weed Technology 18: 1518-1521.
Scott, P.E. (2004)
Timing of Agave palmeri flowering and nectar-feeding bat visitation in the
Scott, P.E., DeVault, T.L., Bajema, R.A., and S.L. Lima. (2002) Grassland vegetation and bird abundances on reclaimed midwestern coal mines. Wildlife Society Bulletin 30: 1006-1014.
DeVault, T.L., Scott, P.E., Bajema, R.A., and S.L. Lima. (2002) Breeding bird communities of reclaimed coal mine grasslands in the American Midwest. Journal of Field Ornithology 73: 268-275.
Aigner, P., and P.E. Scott. (2002) Use and pollination of a hawkmoth flower (Nicotiana attenuata) by migrant hummingbirds. Southwestern Naturalist 47: 1-11.