Juliann Battle

500 500 Stroud Water Research Center

Staff Scientist

Entomology Group


tel. 610-268-2153, ext. 1256
970 Spencer Road, Avondale, PA 19311

Google Scholar


  • M.S., fisheries, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • B.S., biology, West Chester University, West Chester, Pennsylvania.

Professional Experience

  • Staff scientist, Stroud Water Research Center, 2003–present.
  • Lead technician, Aquatic Ecology Lab, Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center, Newton, Georgia, 1997–2003.
  • Graduate research assistant, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1994–1997.
  • Research associate in molecular pharmacology, Cephalon Incorporated, West Chester, Pennsylvania, 1992–1994.
  • Research assistant, Liquid Life Lab, West Chester University, Pennsylvania, 1992–1993.


Evaluating water quality for Amazonian streams along the Interoceanic Highway in Peru using macroinvertebrates collected by hand and with leaf packs

Sweeney, B.W., J.M. Battle, D.H. Funk, R.W. Flowers, T. Gonzales Ojeda, A. Huamantinco, J.K. Jackson, and M. Arnold. 2020. Limnologica 81, 125759.

Does DNA barcoding improve performance of traditional stream bioassessment metrics?

Stein, E.D., B.P. White, R.D. Mazor, J.K. Jackson, J.M. Battle, P.E. Miller, E.M. Pilgrim, and B.W. Sweeney. 2014. Freshwater Science 33(1):302–311.

Cryptic biodiversity in streams: a comparison of macroinvertebrate communities based on morphological and DNA barcode identifications

Jackson, J.K., J.M. Battle, B.P. White, E.M. Pilgrim, E.D. Stein, P.E. Miller, and B.W. Sweeney. 2014. Freshwater Science 33(1):312–324.

Abandoned coal mine drainage and its remediation: impacts on stream ecosystem structure and function

Bott, T.L., J.K. Jackson, M. McTammany, J.D. Newbold, S. Rier, B.W. Sweeney, and J. Battle. 2012. Ecological Applications 22:2144–2163.

Can DNA barcodes of stream macroinvertebrates improve descriptions of community structure and water quality?

Sweeney, B.W., J.M. Battle, J.K. Jackson, and T. Dapkey. 2011. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 30(1):195–216.

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