Allison Welch

College of Charleston

Address: RITA 235, Department of Biology, Charleston, SC 29424
Phone: 843.953.5451
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Ph.D., 2000, University of Missouri - Columbia

Research Interests

  • Evolutionary biology and behavioral ecology: evolution of sexual displays and mating preferences
  • Quantitative and ecological genetics
  • Context-dependent sexual selection


  • Wood, L.* and A.M. Welch. 2015. Assessment of interactive effects of elevated salinity and three pesticides on life history and behavior of southern toad (Anaxyrus terrestris) tadpoles. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 34(3): 667-676. *undergraduate coauthor
  • Wilder, A.E.* and A.M. Welch. 2014. Effects of salinity and pesticide on sperm activity and oviposition site selection in green treefrogs, Hyla cinereacopeia 2014(4): 659-667. *undergraduate coauthor
  • Welch, A.M., M.J. Smith, and H.C. Gerhardt. 2014. A multivariate analysis of genetic variation in the advertisement call of the gray treefrog, Hyla versicolorEvolution. 68(6): 1629-1636.
  • Lawson, T.L.**, M.L. Jones, O. Komar and A.M. Welch. 2011. Prevalence of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in Agalychnis moreletii (Hylidae) of El Salvador and association with larval jaw sheath depigmentation. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 47(3): 544-554. **graduate student coauthor