Katherine Barrett (2020) PhD – The ecology of brine flies and their association with microbialites in the Great Salt Lake.
David Flagel (2015) PhD – Trophic cascades with mammals in a northern Great Lakes forest. Currently: Assistant Director of UNDERC-West.
Erica Kistner (2014) PhD – A grasshopper and its fungal pathogen: a model system for disease dynamics. Currently: Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of California Riverside.
Shayna Sura (2014) Master's – Impacts of harvesting on brine shrimp (Artemia franciscana) in Great Salt Lake, UT. Currently: PhD Graduate Student at the University of California Los Angeles.
Christopher Patrick (2011) PhD – Causes and consequences of between stream variation in aquatic macroinvertebrate communities in stream networks. Currently: Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University - Corpus Cristi.
Chelse Prather (2010) PhD – Invertebrate consumer influences on ecosystem processes in a rainforest understory. Currently: Assistant Professor at the University of Dayton.
David M. Choate (2009) PhD – Cougar-induced behavioral plasticity: ungulate behavior under the risk of predation on the National Bison Range. Currently: Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of Nevada Las Vegas.
Matt Michel (2009) PhD – Influence of multiple environments on tadpole phenotypes: plasticity, adaptation, and conservation implications. Currently: Ecologist at CZR Consulting.
David Hoekman (2008) PhD – Top-down and bottom-up effects in a detrital food web: the pitcher plant inquiline community as a model food web. Currently: Assistant Professor at Southern Nazarene University.
Angela Laws (2007) PhD – Effects of abiotic community and herbivore density on tritrophic interactions in an old field food chain. (2004) Master’s – Effects of population density on life-history strategies in grasshoppers. Currently: Research Assistant Professor at the University of Houston.
Jennifer Hsia (2007) Master’s – Postdispersal sugar maple (Acer sacchrum) seed predation by sciurids and other small mammals in a northern hardwood forest. Currently: Psychology Postdoctoral Fellow at San Diego VA Health Care System.
Chad Larson (2004) Master’s – Experimental examination of the factors affecting growth and species composition of phytoplankton from the Great Salt Lake, Utah. Currently: Employee of the Department of Ecology for the State of Washington.
David Branson (2001) PhD – Reproductive allocation and survival in grasshoppers: effects of resource availability, grasshopper density and parasitism. Currently: Research Entomologist at the United States Department of Agriculture.
Samuel Chad Mellison (2000) Master’s – Functional response of a waterboatman (Trichocorixa verticalis) and environmental conditions that affect its distribution in the Great Salt Lake, Utah, USA. Currently: Employee at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Kyle Haynes (1998) Master’s – Why do grasshoppers have different phenologies? Currently: Research Associate Professor at the University of Virginia.
Peter Van Zandt (1997) Master’s – Population variability and persistence. Currently: Assistant Professor at Birmingham-Southern College and Research Associate at the Mississippi Entomological Museum.
Jon Chase (1996) Master’s – Differential competitive interactions and the included niche: an experimental analysis with grasshoppers. Currently: Professor and Head of Biodiversity Synthesis Research Group at the German Center for Integrative Biodiversity Research and Professor at Martin Luther University.
Sheila Broomhead (1994) Master’s – Selection, genetic variation, and population stability.
Brian Stockhoff (1992) PhD – Diet heterogeneity: effects on gypsy moth feeding behavior and growth.
Linda Krippner (1991) Master’s – Effects of microhabitat, interspecific competition, and predation on three grasshopper species in western Montana. Currently: Employee at Krippner Consulting, LLC.
Steven Henry (1990) Master’s – A habitat-specific biogeographic size trend in the meadow vole (Microtus pennsylvanicus).
Robert Culbert (1990) Master’s – The effects of nest variability and nest crypticness on crow predation of killdeer nests.
Oswald Schmitz (1989) PhD – Environmental variability and optimal foraging behavior of a generalist herbivore: the white-tailed deer. Currently: Director of the Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies and Professor at Yale University.
Jean Richter (1988) Master’s – The effects of plant secondary chemicals and protein on the feeding behavior and digestive physiology of a microtine rodent.
Garet Lahvis (1988) Master’s – Flight distances of white-tailed deer from an artificial coyote.
Heidi Hollenbach (1988) Master’s – Effects of maternal behavior on fawn survival in pronghorn (Antilocapra Americana). Currently: District Supervisor at the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.
Larry Visser (1988) PhD – Deer use of managed forest openings in Northern Lower Michigan.
Mark Azzara (1987) Master’s – Female responses to male tarsal scent in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus).
Mark Ritchie (1987) PhD – Natural selection of optimal foraging behavior in Columbian ground squirrels. (1983) Master’s – Site variation in Columbian ground squirrel foraging and its impact on sociality. Currently: Professor at Syracuse University.
William Newmark (1986) PhD – Mammalian richness, colonization, and extinction in western North American national parks. Currently: Research Associate and Conservation Biologist at the Natural History Museum of Utah.
R. Terry Bowyer (1985) PhD – Correlates of group living in Southern mule deer. Currently: Professor at Idaho State University.
Jeffrey Baker (1983) Master’s – The effect of predation risk and colony vegetation in Columbian ground squirrel behavior.
Steven Lima (1982) Master’s – Optimal foraging by downy woodpeckers in patchy environments. Currently: Professor at Indiana State University.
Kerry Yurewicz (2002-2005), currently at Plymouth State University
Glenn Edwards (1991-1994), currently at CSIRO, Australia
Todd Crowl, Florida International University
Dan Botkin, University of California - Santa Barbara
Tony Joern, Kansas State University
Susan Kilham, Drexel University
Terrance Dawson, University of New South Wales
Steve McLeod, Industry & Investment, NSW Australia
Oswald Schmitz, Yale University