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

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


Scientists say the US will probably need to shelter-in-place until summer

Notre Dame model supports coronavirus lockdown

Notre Dame Assistant Professor Alex Perkins discusses reopening economy


New research suggests US may need to stay at home until the summer to fight COVID-19.

South China Morning Post

Don’t relax social distancing in United States before summer, researchers warn

Daily Mail

Americans may need to stay home until JULY to prevent coronavirus from spreading, animated Notre Dame graphs show

Study: Social distancing should be maintained to avoid the resurgence of COVID-19

Notre Dame study shows we may need to keep up stay-at-home order until mid-summer


New research suggests US may need to stay at home until the summer to fight COVID-19

International Business Times

Coronavirus Update: Chinese Experts Claim COVID-19 May Become An Annual Disease

When will the outbreak end? Predicting what COVID-19 will do is a complicated undertaking

The Boston Globe

Mass. coronavirus peak likely in mid-April, some epidemiologists predict

Notre Dame researchers study spread, effects of COVID-19


Researchers Push For Mass Blood Tests as a Covid-19 Strategy

Notre Dame researchers studying spread of coronavirus


Trump wants country 'opened up and rarin' to go' by Easter despite expert warnings

Aggregated mobility data could help fight COVID-19

The Boston Globe

When will the coronavirus pandemic end? What scientists can say about life returning to normal

Real Number of U.S. Coronavirus Cases Could Be as High as 150,000, New Estimates Suggest

Popular Science

How long will COVID-19 last?

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Georgia Tech prof and colleagues explain why and how large gatherings pose real risks