Andrea Liebl

Andrea Liebl

Assistant Professor


Churchill-Haines Labs 170A

Phone: (605) 677-6180



Teaching Interests:

Molecular biology (Spring, 2017) Animal Behavior (Fall, 2017)

Research Interests:

I am interested in how the environment influences phenotypes beyond the scope of the genotype. Specifically, I have studied the effects of developmental and current (adult) environment on behavioral and physiological phenotypes.


  • Developmental basis of cooperative breeding, University of Exeter, 2016
  • Ph D, Behavior and physiology of range expansion, University of South Florida, 2013
  • MS, Ecotoxicology of New Orleans post-Katrina, University of New Orleans, 2007
  • BS, Psychobiology, Southampton College, 2005


Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.

  • Dreyer, Jena, and Liebl, Andrea. The human breastmilk microbiome and its contributions to obesity. Human Microbiome Journal, 2018.
  • Capp, Elliot, Liebl, Andrea, Cones, Alexandria, and Russell, Andrew F.. Advancing breeding phenology does not affect incubation schedules in chestnut-crowned babblers: opposing effects of temperature and wind. Ecology and Evolution.
  • Ragsdale, Alexandria K., Frederick, Bridget M., Dukes, David W., Liebl, Andrea L., Ashton, Kyle G., McCoy, Earl D., Mushinsky, Henry R., and Schrey, Aaron W.. Fire increases genetic diversity of populations of Six-line Racerunner. Journal of Heredity.