Dr. James Grace

James B. Grace is a Senior Research Scientist at the USGS Wetland and Aquatic Research Center in Lafayette, Louisiana. He received his Ph.D. in 1980 from Michigan State University, and served on the faculties of the University of Arkansas and Louisiana State University before joining the USGS in 1992. The core of his research program centers on advancing structural equation modeling methodology and furthering its application in the natural sciences. His collaborative investigations have involved a diverse set of ecosystems, from marine to alpine and from wetlands to arid lands, as well as all major taxa, from bacteria to human societies. More information can be found at https://www.usgs.gov/staff-profiles/james-grace.