Alex Perkins

Alex Perkins

Eck Family Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

347 Galvin Life Science Center


  • Infectious disease dynamics
  • Epidemiology
  • Vector ecology
  • Evolutionary ecology
  • Spatial Dynamics
  • Theoretical ecology
  • Mathematical biology

'A bad move': Health experts say Gov. Eric Holcomb is ending Indiana mask mandate too soon

Evolving pandemic: New Coronavirus strain


New coronavirus strain more contagious, could soon take over current one

The Washington Post

D.C. publishes reams of coronavirus data. Some say it brings more questions than answers.

The New York Times

N.Y.C.’s School Testing Plan May Miss Large Outbreaks, Study Finds

Warsaw Utility Participating In COVID-19 Sampling Study

The Washington Post

Trump did listen to experts on the pandemic. They just failed him.

Assistant Professor Alex Perkins gives his insight on a study about face masks in school


Notre Dame study shows school safety measures will prevent thousands of Hoosier deaths


Notre Dame study shows importance of COVID-19 precautions at Indiana schools

By March, The US Counted 1,500 COVID-19 Cases. Scientists Say We'd Missed 100,000 More

Gaps in Early Surveillance of Coronavirus Led to Record-breaking US Trajectory

Indiana sees coronavirus numbers take turn in wrong direction

The Chronicle of Higher Education

What Covid-19 Computer Models Are Telling Colleges About the Fall

Researchers to study wastewater, focus on short-term forecasts in response to pandemic.

Researchers to study wastewater, focus on short-term forecasts in response to pandemic

As states reopens, experts say delay in data makes it tricky to monitor health impact