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     A-Z Index of Current Doctoral Students

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Alvarez Aleman, Anmari 
B.S., M.S. University of Havana
Research: Conservation of Antillean Manatee (Trichechus manatus) in Cuba
Advisor: Tom Frazer, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences/SNRE

Alvarez, Hernan G.
B.S. Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ), M.S. University of Florida
Research:
Advisor: Jessica Kahler, Sociology

Arteaga, Marliz
B.S. Escuela Militar de Ingenieria, M.S. University of Florida
Research: Amazon Dams
Advisor: Stephen Perz, Sociology

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Baecher, J. Alex
B.S. University of Arkansas, M.S. Eastern Kentucky University 
Research: Amphibian Ecology and Conservation  
Advisor: Brett Scheffers, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Barchiesi, Stefano
B.S. University of Bologna, M.S. Lund University 
Research: Wetland Ecosystem Services 
Advisor: Christine Angelini, Environmental Engineering

Basham, Edmund
B.S., M.S. University of Sheffield
Research: Vertical Stratification of Tropical Forest Biodiversity across Multiple Scales of Space and Time
Advisor: Brett Scheffers, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Baudoin Farah, C. Andrea
B.S. University of Sao Paulo, M.S. AgroParis Tech
Research: "Volver a hablar con la gente del agua": Meanders of indigenous autonomy in the TIPNIS, Bolivia
Advisor: Stephen Perz, Sociology

Bian, Xiaoxing 
B.S. Beijing Forestry University, M.S. Beijing Normal University 
Research: Human-Wildlife Conflict with Snow Leopards in Tibet, China: Finding Mechanisms for Coexistence
Advisor: Vanessa Hull, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation 

Bishop, Nichole
B.A., M.Ed., M.S. University of North Florida
Research: Sea Turtle Ecology
Advisor: Ray Carthy, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Bledsoe, Ellen
B.A. Mount Holyoke College
Research: The Role of Patch- and Landscape-Level Processes in Shaping Desert Rodent Communities
Advisor: Morgan Ernest, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Borden, Jesse
B.S. Westmont College, M.S. University of Florida
Research: Human-Altered Habitats Impact the Evolution, Distribution and Behavior of Wildlife
Advisor: Luke Flory, Agronomy 

Borsum, Scott
B.S. University of California Santa Cruz, M.S. Delaware State University 
Research: Oyster management
Advisor: Ed Camp, School of Forest Resources and Conservation 

Botta, Robert
B.S. University of Florida, M.P.S. University of Miami
Research: Enhancing the Utility of Economic Analyses in Resource Management
Advisor: Ed Camp, School of Forest Resources and Conservation 

Briggs-Cloud, Marcus
B.A. University of Oklahoma, M.T.S. Harvard Divinity School
Research: Intersection Between Liberation Theology, Indigenous Gender Epistemology, Cosmology, and Ecology
Advisor: Mark Brenner, Geological Sciences 

Brinton, Amanda
B.S., M.S. University of Florida, 
Research: Impacts on stakeholders in circular economy sector in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria and government reorganization
Advisor: Tim Townsend, Environmental Engineering Services 

Brophy, Trista
B.S., M.S. & M.A. University of South Florida
Research: Urban Water Management
Advisor: Sam Smidt, Soil and Water Science 

 
 

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Castro, Ernesto Bastos Viveiros de 
B.S. & M.S. Rio de Janeiro Federal University
Research: The contribution of long course trails to nature conservation: biodiversity, economy and social engagement
Advisor: Eben Broadbent, School of Forest Resources and Conservation 

Cauvin, Allison
B.S. & M.S. University of Florida
Research: Coral Disease
Advisor: Julie Meyer, Soil & Water Sciences

Claunch, Natalie
B.S. North Carolina State University, M.S. California Polytechnic State University
Research: Invasive Reptile Physiology
Advisor: Christina Romagosa, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

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Da Fonseca, Sinomar
B.S. Federal University of Uberlandia, M.S. National Institute of Amazonian Research
Research: Changing strategies for environmental governance in Brazilian Amazon: Free Prior Informed Consent for indigenous peoples and their allies
Advisor: Stephen Perz, Sociology; Catherine Tucker, Anthropology

Dawson, DeVante
B.S. and M.S. Tuskegee University
Research:
Advisor: Julie Meyer, Soil and Water Sciences

De Oliveira Jordao, Carolina
B.S., M.S. University of Sao Paulo
Research: Saving the Rainforest? Challenges of being and acting as NGOs in the Amazon
Advisor: Martha Monroe, Forest Resources and Conservation

Diaz, Renata
A.B. Princeton University 
Advisor: Morgan Ernest, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Diaz Toribio, Milton
B.S. Universidad Veracruzana, M.S. Instituto de Ecologia
Research: Community Dynamics and Under-Ground Functional Trait Responses of Plants in Pine Savannas after Fire Suppression
Advisor: Francis "Jack" Putz, Biology

Dobbins, Michael
B.A., B.S. & M.S. University of Alabama
Research: Anthropogenic Impacts on Tropical Mammals
Advisor: Eben Broadbent, School of Forest Resources and Conservation

Donavan, Megan
B.A. Emerson College, M.S. University of Florida
Research: Agricultural Resilience to Climate Change: Management, Decision-Making, and Innovative Solutions
Advisor: Mickie Swisher, Family, Youth and Community Sciences

Dumandan, Patricia
B.S. University of the Philippines Mindanao, M.S. Boise State University
Research: Modelling and Predicting Shifts in Wildlife Population and Community Dynamics Amidst Global Environmental Change
Advisor: Morgan Ernest, Wildlife Ecology & Conservation

Duquette, Marc
B.S. University of California Santa Barbara, M.S. California State University Bakersfield
Research: Tropical Conservation, Wildlife Ecology, and Indigenous Animal Use
Advisor: Katherine Emery, Anthropology 

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Earle, Kamala
B.S. University of Florida, M.S. University of Hawaii
Research: Springs Ecology
Advisor: Tom Frazer, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences/SNRE

Episcopio-Sturgeon, Diane 
B.S., M.S. University of Florida
Research: Human Dimensions of wildlife conservation issues in South Africa
Advisor: Elizabeth Pienaar, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

   

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Feyers, Shane
B.A. University of Conneticut, M.E.M Yale University
Research: U.S.-based Conservation Planning and Development 
Advisor: Taylor Stein, School of Forest Resources and Conservation

 

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Garcia Villacorta, Angelica
B.S. La Molina National Agrarian University, M.S. University of Florida
Research: Factors Affecting Spatial Distribution, Cultural Perceptions, and Sustainability of Palm Management in Madre de Dios, Peru
Advisor: Stephen Perz, Sociology

Gengler, Nicholas
B.S. Northern Arizona University
Research: Wildlife conservation and landscape ecology in Paraguay 
Advisor: Lyn Branch, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Ghazal, Jamil
B.S., M.S. Jacksonville State University 
Research: Ecophysiology of coffee under climate change conditions in Costa Rica 
Advisor: Diane Rowland, Agronomy; Luke Flory, Agronomy 

Gottesman, Hannah
B.S. Cornell University
Research: The Spawner-Recruit Movement Ecology of Gag Grouper (Mycteroperca microlepis) Advisor: Susan Lowerre-Barbieri, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

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Hartfelder, Jack
B.S. University of Tennessee 
Research: TBA
Advisor: Rob Fletcher, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Hecht, Kirsten
B.S. Ohio State University, M.S. University of Florida
Research: A Mixed-Methods Investigation of Public Engagement Activities by Herpetologists
Advisor: Max Nickerson, Florida Museum of Natural History

Hengestebeck, Kodiak
B.S. University of Northern Michigan, M.S. University of Florida
Research: Invasion Ecology
Advisor: Christina Romagosa, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Hermudananto, Hermu
M.S. University of Florida, B.S. Universitas Gadjah Mada
Research: Climate Change Mitigation in Indonesian Natural Forest Management through Reduced-Impact Logging
Advisor: Jack Putz, Biology

Hernandez, Virnaliz Cruz
B.S. and M.S. University of Puerto Rico
Research:
Advisor: Miguel Acevedo, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Hilsenroth, Jana
B.S. University of Tampa
Research: Changing Seas: Potential Effects of Increasing Ocean Temperatures on the Black Pearl Industry in French Polynesia
Advisor: Tom Frazer, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences/SNRE

Horton, Robert
B.S. and M.S. University of Florida
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Advisor: Greg Kiker, Agricultural and Biological Engineering

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Jones, Maggie
B.S. Denison University, M.S. Iowa State University 
Research: Herbivory and the Structure of Savanna Vegetation
Advisor: Bob McCleery, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

 

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Kaur, Ashpreetto
B.S. and M.S. Panjab University
Research: Zero Waste Programs in Higher Education: Towards a Better Understanding of Sustainable Policy Success
Advisor: Christine Overdevest, Sociology

Khazan, Emily
B.A. University of Michigan, M.S. University of Oklahoma
Research: Diversity, Physiology, and Pollination Services of Butterflies of the Colombian Andes 
Advisor: Brett Scheffers, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Kiki, Martial
B.S., M.Sc. University of Abomey, Postgrad diploma University of Oxford
Research: The Ecology of Carnivores and Human-Wildlife Conflict Mitigation
Advisor: Vanessa Hull, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Klinges, Dave
B.A. Dartmouth
Research: Tropical landscape ecology, Spatial and temporal scaling, Forest microclimate
Advisor: Brett Scheffers, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation 

Kraeft, Sherri
B.S. Auburn University; M.S. Florida State University
Research: Native Solitary Bee Conservation
Advisor: Debbie Miller, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

 

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Lefler, Forrest
B.S. Florida International University
Research: Cyanobacterial Diversity, Harmful Algal Bloom
Advisor: H. Dail Laughinghouse, Agronomy

Lehmensiek, May
B.S. Hochschule Bremen, M.S. Univerity of Florida
Research: Occupational Displacement of People who Fish Commercially
Advisor: Kai Lorenzen, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

Lockhart, Sarah
B.S. Eckerd College, M.S., Duke University
Research: Wildlife Corridor Design and Implementation
Advisor: Tom Hoctor, Design, Construction & Planning

Lowe, Ben
B.S. Wheaton College
Research: Human dimensions of global environmental change: The influence of religion on perceptions and responses to climate change, fisheries management, and biodiversity conservation management, and Biodiversity Conservation
Advisor: Susan Jacobson, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Luna-Celino, Vanessa 
B.S. Agaria La Molina National University, M.S. University of Florida 
Research: Institutional arrangements for fire management on Quechua communities in the Peruvian Andes
Advisor: Bette Loiselle, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation 
 

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Maki, Julia
B.A. College of Holy Cross, M.S. University of Florida
Research: Ecosystem Dynamics in Subtropical Grasslands
Advisor: Luke Flory, Agronomy

Martin, Elizabeth
B.S. University of Puerto Rico, M.S. Florida State University
Research: Use of Species Occurrence Information Systems and Data Reuse by Natural Resource Professionals and Research Scientists
Advisor: Larry Page, Florida Museum of Natural History

Melidosian, Angela 
B.S. & M.S. University of Florida 
Research: Experiential Learning in Collegiate Sustainability Education
Advisor: Leslie Thiele, Political Science

Mello, Ricardo
B.S. Universidade Federal de Vicosa, M.S. University of Florida
Research: Assessing Meso-Level Governance Response to Climate Change in Tropical Forest Areas of Brazil
Advisor: Grenville Barnes, Forest Resources and Conservation

Moffis, Brooke
B.S. Tennessee Technological University, M.S. University of Florida
Research: Promoting Biodiversity and Sustainability in Urban Landscaping
Advisor: Basil Iannone, FFGS

Montero Alvarez, Pamela
B.S. National University of the Peruvian Amazon (UNAP). Diploma in High Amazonian Studies. Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP)
Research: Understanding the Relationship Between Conservation and Tourism in the Amazon
Advisor: Eben Broadbent, Forest Resources and Conservation
Co-Advisor: Angelica Almeyda, Tourism, Hospitality & Event Management

Moraga, Claudio
D.V.M. Universidad de Conce
Research: Assessment of Ecological and Social Factors Affecting Human Tolerance of Guanaco (Lama guanicoe) in Southern Patagonia, Chile
Advisor: Lyn Branch, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Moreno Garcia, Pablo
B. Universidad Politencia de Madrid
Research: On functional redundancy of ecological communities
Advisor: Jamie Gillooly, Biology

Morton, Elise
B.S. West Virginia University, Ph.D. Indiana University
Research: Avian diversity and conservation in montane forests of the Albertine Rift
Advisor: Madan Oli, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Mtsetfwa, Fezile
B.S., M.S. University of Swaziland
Research: Bat Conservation in African Savannas
Advisor: Robert McCleery, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

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Nfn, Hermudananto
B.S., Universitas Gadjah Mada, M.S. University of Florida
Research: Climate Change Mitigation in Indonesian Natural Forest Management through Reduced-Impact Logging
Advisors: Francis Putz, Biology

Noriega Betancourt, Fernando
B.S. Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana
Research: Characterization and spatial analysis of coastal navigation patterns in relation to Humpback Whale distribution in Banderas Bay, Mexico
Advisors: Eben Broadbent and Angelica Almeyda Zambrano, Tourism, Hospitality & Event Management

   

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Opincarne, Megan
B.A. Ball State
Research: Studying the Intersectionality of Ecological Relationships, and the Importance of Maintaining Ecological Balance to Preserve the Natural Systems and Organizations We Reply Upon
Advisor: Nancy Denslow, Veterinary Medicine 
 

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Pappo, Emily
B.A. New York University, M.S. University of Florida
Research: Coffee (Coffea arabica) agroecology and climate change in Tarrazú, Costa Rica
Advisor: Luke Flory & Chris Wilson, Agronomy 

Pilnick, Aaron
IE M.S. University of Florida, B.S. Tufts University
Research: Developing Intensive Aquaculture of the Long-Spined Sea Urchin Diadema antillarum as a Tool for Coral Reef Restoration
Advisor: Josh Patterson, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

Pitts, Justin
B.S. Stetson University, M.S. Mississippi State University
Research: Investigation of Physiological and Biological Responses of Coffee and Peanut Crops to Climatic Stressors Utilizing Machine Learning Approaches
Advisor: Diane Rowland, Agronomy
Co-Advisor: Alina Zare, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Poot, Celso
Galen University/University of Indianapolis, MS Miami University (OH)
Research: Movement Behavior, Space Use, and Conservation of the Central American Tapir (Tapirus bairdii) in a Multi-use Landscape in Belize, Central America
Advisor: Holly Ober, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation 

Prommer, Matyas
B.S. University of Debrecen, M.S. University of Amsterdam
Research: The Ecology and Conservation of Saker Falcons (Falco cherrug)
Advisor: Madan Oli, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation 

 

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Richardson, Matthew
B.S. UF, M.S. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
Research: Oyster Reef Restoration
Advisors: Bill Pine, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Rivas, Mayra
B.S. Escuela Superior Politecnica del Litoral, M.S. University of Florida
Research: Impact Evaluation: Recovery of Natural Capital of the Dry Corridor Region and Climate Adaptation
Advisor: Conner Mullally, Food and Resource Economics

Robinson, Seth
B.S. Binghamton University (NY)
Research: Forest Ecosystems
Advisors: Jeremy Lichstein, Biology

Rodofili, Esteban
Licenciado en Ciencias Biológicas University of Buenos Aires, M.S. Universidad Torcuato Di Tella
Research: Passive Remote Sensing as a Non-Invasive Approach for Marine Mammals’ Surveys and Distribution Studies
Advisor: Vince Lecours, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

Roth, Jamila
B.S. Skidmore College 
Research: Marine Community Ecology
Advisor: Laura Reynolds, Soil and Water Science

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Schneider, Owen
B.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison
Research:
Advisor: Ben Baiser, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Searles, Adam
B.S. University of Central Florida
Research: Elucidating the Mechanisms Driving Community Differences Between Algae and Seagrass Habitats
Advisor: Charlie Martin, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Co-Advisor: Laura Reynolds, Soil and Water Sciences

Shin, Yuseung
B.A. Korea University, M.S. Seoul National University
Research: Wetland ecology and biogeochemistry
Advisor: Matthew Cohen, School of Forest Resources and Conservation

Sibiya, Muzi
B.S. & M.S. University of Swaziland
Research: Response of bird communities on herbivore exclusion in a savanna habitat
Advisor: Robert Fletcher, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Smith, Ashlynn
B.S. University of Central Florida, M.S. University of Florida
Research: An integrated approach to restoring herbaceous wetlands in the southeast, United States
Advisor: Debbie Miller, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation; Mack Thetford, Environmental Horticulture

Smith, Julia "Rachel"
B.A. University of Arizona, M.S. University of North Florida
Research: Understanding Small Scale Trap Fishery Bycatch in Florida: Challenges and Solutions
Advisor: Ray Carthy, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Stanley, Rick
BS. Harvard University. MRes. Imperial College (London)
Research: Ecology and Conservation of Tropical Birds
Advisor: Bette Loiselle, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Steele Cabrera, Sarah
B.S. Brandeis University, M.S. University of Florida
Research: Insect Conservation and Ecology
Advisor: Jaret Daniels, Entomology and Nematology

Stelling, Benjamin
B.A., B.S. University of North Carolina
Research: Phytoplankton Composition & Abundance along Depth & Seasonal Gradients in the South Atlantic Bight off the Coast of Cape Canaveral, FL
Advisor: Edward Phlips, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

Stokes, Gretchen
B.S. North Carolina State University, M.S. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Research: Assessing threats to global inland fisheries: vulnerability, perceptions, and technologies in a changing world
Advisor: Tom Frazer, USF

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Tate, Richard
B.S. Humbolt State University
Research: Linking Biological and Cultural Conservation in Achara, Georgia (Caucasus)
Advisor: John Stepp, Anthropology

Teryda, Natalia Sofia 
B.S. Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, M.S. University of California San Diego
Research: TBA
Advisor: Ray Carthy, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation 

Tian, Yu
B.S. University of Virginia, M.E.S. University of Pennsylvania
Research: TBA
Advisor: Charles Kibert, Construction Management

Troy, Savannah
B.S. University of Texas-Austin
Research: Landscape and Avian Conservation
Advisor: Robert Fletcher, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

 

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Uribe-Castaneda, Natalia
B.S. University of Valle, M.S. University of Algarve/University of Bologna/University of Cadiz
Research: Restoration Actions on Marine Socio-Ecological Systems
Advisor: Martin B. Main, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

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Walker, Julie
B.A. St. Mary's College of Maryland
Research: Effect of Mangrove Expansion on Predation regimes, Community Structure, and Ecosystem Functions at the Ecotone
Advisors: Todd Osborne, Soil and Water Sciences; Christine Angelini, Environmental Engineering Sciences

Webb, Elizabeth
B.S. Carleton College, M.S. University of Florida
Research: Climate Change and Feedback in the Boreal Forest
Advisor: Jeremy Lichstein, Biology

Wheeler, Emily
B.S. University of Miami (FL)
Research: Analyzing the Socioeconomic and Environmental Challenges of the Galápagos Islands
Advisors: Tom Frazer, SNRE, and Angelica Almeyda Zambrano, Human Health and Performance 

 

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Yuan, Wei
B.S. & M.S. University of Central Florida 
Research: Scientific Messaging: What is the Public’s Perception
Advisor: Laura Warner, Agricultural Education and Communication  

 

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Zhao, Hui
B.S. Lanzhou University, M.S. University of Chinese Academy of Sciences 
Research: Urban Sustainability and Food-Water-Energy Nexus
Advisor: Jiangxiao Qiu, School of Forest Resources and Conservation 

Zhi, Ran
B.S. Nanjing Agricultural University, M.S. Renmin University of China
Research:
Advisor: Jiangxiao Qiu, Forest Resources and Conservation 

Zlotnik, Sam
B.S., B.A. University of California Berkeley, M.S. Purdue University
Research: Feeding Morphology and Behavior in Leaf-Footed Bugs Across Social and Environmental Contexts
Advisor: Christine Miller, Entomology and Nematology

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Aboujaoude, Rock
B.S. University of Florida
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Advisor: Les Thiele, Political Science

 

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Bandara, Manuja Pabasara
B.S. University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
Research: Study of Sociological Factors Which Determine the Effectiveness of Environmental Certification
Advisor: Christine Overdevest, Sociology 

Burford, Julie
B.S. University of Florida
Research: Effects of Disturbance on Burrowing Owls on Rangeland in Southwest Florida
Advisor: Raoul Boughton, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation 

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Carneiro, Celine
B.S. University of Florida
Research: Population genetics of the Florida grasshopper sparrow
Advisor: James Austin, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Catizone, Dan 
B.S. University of Rhode Island 
Research: The Ecology of Diamondback Terrapins in Northwest Florida 
Advisor: Christina Romagosa, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Clark, Taylor
B.A. Rollins College
Research: Cogongrass Distribution and Abundance in Florida
Advisor: Luke Flory, Agronomy 

Cooke, Sarah
B.S. Towson University
Research: Invasive Reptile Ecology and Management
Advisor: Frank Mazzotti, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation 

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DiMaggio, Kylee
B.S. University of New England
Research: Population Ecology of Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncates)
Advisor: Madan Oli, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

 

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Enloe, Carolyn
B.S. Auburn University
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Advisor: Rebecca Kimball, Biology

Epperly, Haley
B.S. Oregon State University 
Research: Effects of woody vegetation in savannas on animal diversity and behavior
Advisor: Robert McCleery, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

 

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Farris, Seth
B.S. University of Central Missouri
Research: Crocodilian Ecology
Advisor: Frank Mazzotti, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

 

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Gearhart, Justin
B.S. University of Florida
Research: Longleaf Pine Sensitivity to Interannual Variability in Precipitation in Fire-Maintained and Fire-Excluded Stands
Advisor: Jeremy Lichstein, Biology

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Hardin, Alizé
B.S. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Research: Maine Invertebrate Paleontology/Marine Conservation
Advisor: Michal Kowalewski, Florida Museum of Natural History

Hill, Geena
B.S. Kent State University
Research: Ecological Dynamics of Lepidoptera in a Changing World, with a Focus on a Critically Endangered Butterfly 
Advisor: Jaret Daniels, Entomology and Nematology

Hughes, Walter "Joe"
B.S. Texas A&M, M.Ed. University of Texas-Austin
Research: TBA
Advisor: Mark Clark, Soil and Water Sciences

 

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Jones, M. Scott
B.S. Northern Michigan University
Research: Marine Spatial Planning and Evaluation in the South Water Caye Marine Reserve, Belize
Advisor: Donald Behringer, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

Jones, Ryan
B.S. University of Florida
Research: Merging Conservation Science and Visual Storytelling to Generate Calls to Action
Advisor: Susan Jacobson, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

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Hannan Kennedy, Catherine
B.S. Western Carolina University
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Advisor: J. Rick Stepp, Anthropology

 

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Littell, Joseph
B.S. University of Florida
Research:
Advisor: Steve Johnson, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Logan, Tracey
B.S. Delaware Valley University, B.A. University of Richmond 
Research: Generation of in vitro cell lines, maintenance of lines and creation of database
Advisor: Robert Ossiboff, Comparative, Diagnostic, and Population Medicine 

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Maleko, Philipp
B.S. University of California, Davis  
Research: Far-Eastern Russia Shorebird Conservation
Advisor: Abby Powell, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

McClellon, Bethany
B.A. New College of Florida
Research:
Advisor: Dail Laughinghouse, Agronomy

Merriell, Brandon
B.S. Cornell University
Research: Evaluating the Demographics and Dynamics of Florida Panthers with an Integrated Population Model
Advisor: Madan Oli, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation 

Moreno, Mel
B.S. University of Florida
Research: Big Changes in the Big Bend: A data management and shoreline analysis study
Advisor: Bill Pine, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

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Perry, Diana
B.S. Haverford College 
Research: Freshwater Fisheries Management
Advisor: Ed Camp, Forest Resources and Conservation
Pride, Lillian
B.S. Iowa State University
Research: Living Mulch and Microirrigation for Runoff and Erosion Reduction during Bare-root Strawberry Transplant Establishment
Advisor: Carlene Chase, Horticulture Sciences 

Poongavanan, Jenicca 
B.S. Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University 
Research: A Glimpse into the Reproducibility of Scientific Papers in Movement Ecology: How Are We Doing?
Advisor: Mathieu Basille, Landscape Ecology  

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Rash, Rebecca
B.S. University of Florida
Research: Occupational stingray puncture injuries in Cedar Key, Florida: clam harvester behavior and the distribution of Atlantic stingray as risk factors.
Advisor: Andy Kane, Environmental and Global Health

 

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Scherneck, Sam 
B.S. Cedarville University 
Research: Invasive Plant Ecology
Advisor: Luke Flory, Agronomy 

Serafin, Rachel
B.S. Marist College
Research: Coral Restoration
Advisor: Josh Patterson, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

Smit, Steven
B.S. University of Michigan
Research: Resource Allocation and Trade-Offs, Animal Behavior
Advisor: Christine Miller, Entomology and Nematology

 

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Tittl, Jessica
B.S. Wittenberg University
Research: Probiotic Coral Bacteria Pangenomes
Advisor: Julie Meyer, Soil and Water Sciences

 

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