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Graduate students

Current Ecology graduate students and a brief summary of their research

All students in the program are automatically members of the EGSO, the Ecology Graduate Student Organization.

Graduate students
Photo Name E-mail / phone Interests include
Thomas Adams Adams, Thomas
  • Graduate student
814-865-0373
   (University Park)

Root Ecology - specifically, the ecology of root lifespan in North American temperate trees.

Advisor:
Christina Aiello Aiello, Christina
  • Graduate student
702-481-3957
   (University Park)

Impacts of disease on wildlife ecology and conservation, desert ecosystems, herpetology

Advisor:
Emily Almberg Almberg, Emily
  • Graduate student
   (University Park)
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Kristine Averill Averill, Kristine
  • Graduate student
   (University Park)

Plant invasion drivers in forest understory plant communities; White-tailed deer browsing preferences for native and exotic plants; weedecology.psu.edu

Advisors:
Tom Bentley Bentley, Tom
  • Graduate student
814-863-3088
   (University Park)

Behavioral ecology, insect physiology, and plant-insect interactions.

Advisor:
Jennifer Berkebile Berkebile, Jennifer
  • Graduate student
   (University Park)
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Joshua Brinks Brinks, Joshua
  • Graduate student
   (University Park)
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Aliana Britson Britson, Aliana
  • Graduate student
814-863-2962
   (University Park)
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Sean Cahoon Cahoon, Sean
  • Graduate student
   (University Park)
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Bradley Carlson Carlson, Bradley
  • Graduate student
   (University Park)

Evolutionary ecology, behavioral ecology, predator-prey interactions, herpetology, arachnology

Advisor:
Spencer Carran Carran, Spencer
  • Graduate student
   (University Park)
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Andrea Chan Chan, Andrea    (University Park)
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Weile Chen Chen, Weile
  • Graduate student
   (University Park)
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Courtney Davis Davis, Courtney    (University Park)
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Ethan Davis Davis, Ethan
  • Graduate student
   (University Park)
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Christopher W. Fernandez Fernandez, Christopher
  • Graduate student
814-863-7749
   (University Park)
Physiological and community ecology of mycorrhizal fungi, decomposition of fungal litter, and rhizosphere ecology. 
Advisor:
Denise Finney Finney, Denise
  • Graduate student
   (University Park)
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Katie Gaines Gaines, Katie
  • Graduate student
   (University Park)
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Alison Grantham Grantham, Alison
  • Graduate student
814-863-7661
   (University Park)
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Kristin Haider Haider, Kristin
  • Graduate student
   (University Park)
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