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Professor of Ecology, University of Sussex

Alan Stewart is a Professor of Ecology at the University of Sussex. His research interests are invertebrate community ecology, especially in temperate grasslands, tropical and temperate forests; restoration of species-rich invertebrate communities after intensive agriculture; invertebrate conservation; and the ecology and conservation of selected insect species, including glow worms, Lampyris noctiluca and Donacia reed beetles. He also works on the ecology, systematics and biogeography of leafhoppers (Auchenorrhyncha); insect-plant interactions, especially the control of insect herbivore pests; ecology and genetics of colour/pattern polymorphism in insects.


  • 2021–present
    Professor, University of Sussex