Summer and Spring 2014 Graduates

Congratulations graduates. You can also view our Alumni Directory to see all graduates.

Shinichi Asao
PhD
Advisor: Michael Ryan
Co-Advisor: Bill Parton
Variation in Carbon Cycling Among Four Tree Species in a Tropical Rain Forest
(Image for Borkenhagen, Andrea) Andrea Borkenhagen
MS
Advisor: David Cooper
Recreating Peatland Initiation Conditions: Methods for Reclaiming Peatlands in Alberta's Oil Sands Region
(Image for Cleaver, Christy) Christy Cleaver
MS
Advisor: William Jacobi
Limber Pine Health in the Southern and Central Rocky Mountains
(Image for Cumberland, Catherine) Catherine Cumberland
MS
Advisor: Mark Paschke
Interactions between Bromus tectorum, grasshoppers, and native plants in sagebrush steppe communities
(Image for Ernakovich, Jess) Jessica Ernakovich
PhD
Advisor: Matt Wallenstein
Co-Advisor: Ken Reardon
The Vulnerability of Permafrost Carbon to decomposition after thaw: exploring chemical and microbial controls
(Image for Gage, Ed) Edward Gage
PhD
Advisor: David Cooper
A Multi-scale Analysis of Vegetation and Irrigation Heterogeneity Effects on Ecohydrological Function and Ecosystem Services in a Semi-Arid Urban Area
Chris Geremia
PhD
Advisor: Tom Hobbs
Hierarchical Models Provide Insight into Wildlife and Disease Management
(Image for Gomola, Courtney) Courtney Gomola
MS
Advisor: John McKay
Intraspecific Variation in Invasion Traits of the Exotic Grass Aegileps Triuncialis
(Image for Harrington, Rachel) Rachel Harrington
MS
Advisor: LeRoy Poff
Aquatic Insect β-Diversity Among Small Mountain Headwater Streams and the Role of Multiple Mechanisms Maintaining Community Structure
(Image for Hoover, David) David Hoover
PhD
Advisor: Alan Knapp
Ecological Responses to Climate Extremes in a Mesic Grassland
(Image for Horton, A.J.) Andrew Horton
MS
Advisor: Francesca Cotrufo
From Litter Decomposition to Organic Matter Formation: Using Stable Isotopes to Determine the Rate of Carbon and Nitrogen
(Image for Langin, Katie) Kathryn Langin
PhD
Advisor: Cameron Ghalambor
Microgeographic Divergence in a Single-Island Endemic: Evolutionary Patterns and Conservation Implications
(Image for Lovell, John) John Lovell
PhD
Advisor: John McKay
The Potential for Adaptation in the Model Plant, Arabidopsis, and Its Close Relative, Boechera
(Image for Mourning-Star, Phoenix) Phoenix Mourning-Star
PhD
Advisor: Ken Reardon
Co-Advisor: Jill Baron
Using Poppy Oil for Energy in Afghanistan - A Life Sysle Assessment and Diffusion of Innovations Approach Toward Sustainable Livelihood Development
(Image for Perovich, Carlyn) Carlyn Perovich
MS
Advisor: Jason Sibold
The Ecological Legacy of the Mountain Pine Beetle in the Southern Rockies: Forest Change and Disturbance Interactions
(Image for Pyne, Matt) Matthew Pyne
PhD
Advisor: LeRoy Poff
The Distribution of Lotic Insect Traits in Relation to Reference Conditions and Projected Climate Change in the Western United States
(Image for Raiho, Ann) Ann Raiho
MS
Advisor: Tom Hobbs
Forecasting the Effects of Fertility Control on Overabundant Ungulates
(Image for Shanklin, Amber) Amber Shanklin
MS
Advisor: Mark Paschke
Co-Advisor: Chuck Rhoades
Experimental Exploration Treatments for Burn Pile Fire Scars in Conifer Forests of the Front Range, Colorado
(Image for Sheth, Seema) Seema Sheth
PhD
Advisor: Amy Angert
Determinants of Geographic Distribution in Western North American Monkeyflowers
(Image for Soong, Jenny) Jennifer Soong
PhD
Advisor: Francesca Cotrufo
Moving Beyond Mass Loss: Advancing Understanding about the Fate of Decomposing Leaf Litter and Pyrogenic Organic Matter in the Mineral Soil
(Image for Stephens, Garrett) Garrett Stephens
MS
Advisor: Mark Paschke
Understory Responses ot Mechanical Removal of Pinyon-Juniper Overstory
(Image for Suntharalingam, Chuba) Chubashini Suntharalingam
PhD
Advisor: Gregory Graff
Economics, Politics and Ecology of Biotechnology in Malaysian Agriculture
(Image for Tredennick, Andrew) Andrew Tredennick
PhD
Advisor: Kathy Galvin
Co-Advisor: Niall Hanan
Africa's Hardwood Footprint and the Biome-level Impacts of Tree Harvest
(Image for Vorster, Anthony) Anthony Vorster
PhD
Advisor: Paul Evangelista
Relating Severity of a Mountain Pine Beetle Outbreak to Forest Management History
(Image for Wilson, Ben) Benjamin Wilson
MS
Advisor: Randall Boone
Evaluating the Effects of Wildfire in Pinon-Juniper Woodlands on Bighorn Sheep Habitat and Vegetation Composition