Liam Heneghan

Liam Heneghan (Photo courtesy of Liam Heneghan)

Liam Heneghan is an ecosystem ecologist working at DePaul University, where he is a professor of environmental science and co-director of DePaul University’s Institute for Nature and Culture. His research has included studies on the impact of acid rain on soil food webs in Europe, and inter-biome comparisons of decomposition and nutrient dynamics in forested ecosystems in North America and the tropics.

Over the past decade, Heneghan and his students have been working on restoration issues in midwestern ecosystems. Heneghan is co-chair of the Chicago Wilderness Science Team. He is also a graduate student in philosophy and an occasional poet.

Follow him on Twitter and Instagram: @DublinSoil.