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PhD, University of New Hampshire (2007)
M.S., Northeastern University (2001)
B.A., Swarthmore College (1993)

Recent Courses

Biological Concepts And Methods I I (lab)
Biological Concepts And Methods I I (lecture)
Guided Research Crustacean Parasites
Guided Research Parasites And Pesticides
Guided Research Pesticide Impact
Guided Research Pesticide Resistance
Guided Research In Biology Crab Morpho-Species
Guided Research: Capstone Experience Crab Morphos Species
Guided Research: Capstone Experience Impact Of Malathion
Guided Research: Capstone Experience Malathion Resistance
Guided Research: Capstone Experience Panopeids And Pesticides
Guided Research: Capstone Experience Parasites And Panopeids
Marine Biology
Marine Biology Lab
Special Research Problems Kelp Distribution
Special Research Problems Marine Ecology
Thesis Research Indirect Effects Ecology
Thesis Research Indirect Effects Of Ecology
Thesis Research Kelp Biogeography
Thesis Research Marine Ecology

Research Interests

Marine biology, evolution and ecology of marine organisms, biology of invasive species, predator-prey interactions, phenotypic plasticity, trait-mediated indirect interactions

Grants/Sponsored Research

New Hampshire SeaGrant, 2009-2010

Australian Research Council International Fellowship, 2009-2010

Refereed Articles

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A. S. Freeman, A. Frischeisen and A. M. H. Blakeslee (2016), Estuarine fouling communities are dominated by nonindigenous species in the presence of an invasive crab. Biological Invasions.

Dernbach, E. and A. S. Freeman (2015), Foraging preference of whelks Nucella lapillus is robust to influences of wave exposure and predator cues. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 540, 135-144.

Freeman, A. S., Dernbach E., Marcos C., Koob, E. (2014), Biogeographic contrast of Nucella lapillus responses to Carcinus maenas. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 452, 18.

Freeman, A. S., Blakeslee, A. M. H. and Fowler, A. E. (2013), Northward expansion of the rhizocephalan Loxothylacus panopaei (Gissler, 1884) in the northwest Atlantic. Aquatic Invasions, 8 (3), 347-353.

Freeman, A. S., Wright, J. T., Hewitt, C. L., Campbell, M. L. and Szeto, K. (2013), A gastropod's induced behavioral and morphological responses to invasive Carcinus maenas in Australia indicate a lack of novelty advantage. Biological Invasions, 15, 1795-1805.

Short et al. (2011), Extinction risk assessment of the world's seagrass species. Biological Conservation, 144, 1961-1971.

Freeman, A. S., Meszaros, J & Byers, J. E. (2009), Poor phenotypic integration of blue mussel inducible defenses in environments with multiple predators. Oikos, 118, 758-766.

Freeman, A. S. and Hamer, C. (2009), The persistent effect of wave exposure on TMIIs and crab predation in Nucella lapillus. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 372, 58-63.

Freeman, A. S., Short, F., Isnian, I., Razak, F., & Coles, R. (2008), Seagrasses on the edge: Local land-use practices threaten coastal seagrass communities in Sabah, Malaysia. Biological Conservation, 141, 2993-3005.

Freeman, A. S. & Byers, J. E (2007), Response to comment on "Divergent induced responses to an invasive predator in marine mussel populations.". Science, 316, 53c.

Freeman, A. S. (2007), Specificity of induced defenses in Mytilus edulis and asymmetrical predator deterrence. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 334, 145-153.

Freeman, A. S. & Byers, J. E. (2006), Divergent induced responses to an invasive predator in marine mussel populations. Science, 313, 831-833.

Freeman, A. S. (2006), Size-dependent trait-mediated indirect interactions within a guild of sea urchin herbivores. Behavioral Ecology, 17, 182-187.

Dethier, M. N., Williams, S. L. & Freeman, A. (2005), Seaweeds under Stress: Manipulated Stress and Herbivory Affect Critical Life-History Functions. Ecological Monographs, 75 (3), 403-418.