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Zachary Aanderud (zachary_aanderud@byu.edu)

Degrees: Ph.D. 2006, University of California - Davis; M.S. 2003, University of California - Davis
Years at KBS: 2007 - 2009
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Plant & Wildlife Sciences, Brigham Young University
Address: Brigham Young University
Dept. of Plant & Wildlife Sciences
297 WIDB
Provo, UT  84602

 

Claes Becker (beckercr@indiana.edu)

Degrees: Ph.D., Max Planck Institute of Limnology, 2004
Years at KBS: 2004 - 2006
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Biology, Indiana University
Address: Department of Biology
Indiana University
Jordan Hall 142
Bloomington, IN  47405

 

Ajay Bhardwaj (ajaykbhardwaj@gmail.com)

Degrees: M.S., 1999 and Ph.D., 2003, Himachal Pradesh Agricultural University, India
Years at KBS: 2008-2011
Current Position: Senior Scientist, Central Soil Salinity Research Institute
Address: Central Soil Salinity Research Institutue
Kachhwa Road
Karnal 132001 HR
INDIA

 

Gabriela Bidart-Bouzat (gbidart@bgsu.edu)

Degrees: Ph.D., Ecology and Evolution, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004
Years at KBS: 2004-2006
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Bowling Green State University
Address: Department of Biological Sciences
Bowling Green State University
217 Life Sciences Building
Bowling Green, OH  43403-0208

 

Chad Brassil (cbrassil2@unl.edu)

Degrees: Ph.D., Zoology, University of Toronto, 2004; B.A., Biology and Chemistry, University of St. Thomas, 1997
Years at KBS: 2004 - 2006
Current Position: Assistant Professor, School of Biological Sciences, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Address: University of Nebraska
School of Biological Sciences
416 Manter Hall
Lincoln, NE  68588-0118

 

Idelle Cooper (cooperia@jmu.edu)

Degrees: Ph.D., 2008, Evolution, Indiana University; B.S., 2001, Biology and Art, Grinnell College
Years at KBS: 2010-2013
Current Position: Assistant Professor, James Madison University, Dept. of Biology
Address: Dept. of Biology
James Madison University
BIO
MSC 7801
Harrisonburg, VA  22807

 

Steve Culman (culman.2@osu.edu)

Years at KBS: 2009-2012
Current Position:
Assistant Professor, Ohio State University
Address: Ohio State University
OARDC
130 Williams Hall
1680 Madison Ave.
Wooster, OH  44691

 

Paula de Tezanos Pinto

Years at KBS: 2008-2010
Current Position: Assistant Researcher, Limnology Lab, Dept. of Ecology, Genetics, & Evolution, University of Buenos Aires
Address: University of Buenos Aires
Dept. of Ecology, Genetics, & Evolution
Limnology Lab
Ciudad Universitaria, Pabellon II, 4to. piso
Cuidad Autonoma de Buenos Aires (C1428EHA)
ARGENTINA

 

Timothy Dickson (tdickson@unomaha.edu)

Degrees: Ph.D. 2006, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas; B.A., 1999,  Biology, St. Olaf College
Years at KBS: 2011-2013
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biology, University of Nebraska - Omaha
Address: University of Nebraska - Omaha
Dept. of Biology
Omaha, NE  68182

 

Kyle Edwards (kfe@hawaii.edu)

Degrees: B.S., Biology / Religion & Humanities, Univ.  of Chicago, 2003; Ph.D., Population Biology, Univ. of California - Davis, 2010
Years at KBS: 2010 - 2013
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Oceanography, University of Hawai'i at Manoa
Address: University of Hawai'i at Manoa
Dept. of Oceanography
1000 Pope Rd.
Honolulu, HI  96822

 

Alex Eilts (eilts@indiana.edu)

Degrees: Ph.D. 2007, University of Arizona; B.S. 2001, University of Maryland – College Park
Years at KBS: 2007 - 2009
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biology, Indiana University
Address: Indiana University
Dept. of Biology
Jordan Hall
1001 E. Third St.
Bloomington, IN  47405

 

Mary Ann Evans (mevans@umich.edu)

Degrees: Ph.D. 2007, University of Michigan; M.S. 2001, University of Michigan
Years at KBS: 2007 - 2009
Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Univ. of Michigan
Address: University of Michigan
School of Natural Resources and the Environment
G168 Dana Building
Ann Arbor, MI  48109

 

Sarah Emery (sarah.emery@louisville.edu)

Degrees: Ph.D., Plant Biology and Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Michigan State University, 2005
Years at KBS: 2005 - 2006
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Biology Dept., University of Louisville
Address: University of Louisville
Biology Dept.
139 Life Sciences Bldg.
Louisville, KY  40292

 

Antonio Golubski (agolubsk@kennesaw.edu)

Degrees: Ph.D., Biological Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2006; B.S.1998, University of Miami
Years at KBS: 2006-2008
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Kennesaw State University
Address: Dept. of Biology and Physics
Kennesaw State University
1000 Chastain Rd.
SC Building 12, Room 317
Kennesaw, GA  30144

 

Mike Grillo (grillom1@illinois.edu)

Degrees: Ph.D., Plant Biology, Michigan State University, 2013
Years at KBS: 2012-2014
Current POsition: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Dept. of Plant Biology, University of Illinois
Address: Dept. of Plant Biology
University of Illinois
505 S. Goodwin Ave.
M/C 051
Urbana, IL  61801

 

Ed Hall (ed.hall@univie.ac.at)

Degrees: Ph.D., Ecology, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 2006; B.S., Biology, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1997
Years at KBS: Summer 2007
Current Position: Postdoc, Department of Freshwater Ecology, University of Vienna
Address: Department of Freshwater Ecology
University of Vienna
Althanstr. 14
A-1090 Vienna
AUSTRIA

 

Laurel Hartley (Laurel.Hartley@UCDenver.edu)

Degrees: Ph.D., Ecology, Colorado State University, 2006; M.S., Biology and Chemistry, Southwestern University, 1999
Years at KBS: 2006 - 2008
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Biology, University of Colorado - Denver (starting August 1, 2008)
Address: University of Colorado
Dept. of Biology
Campus Box 171
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364


Greg Houseman (Houseman@ku.edu)

Degrees: Ph.D., Plant Biology and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Michigan State University, 2005; M.S. in Biology, Illinois State University, 1998
Years at KBS: 2004 - 2006
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Wichita State University
Address: Wichita State University
Dept. of Biological Sciences
519 Hubbard Hall
1845 Fairmount St.
Wichita, KS   67260

 

Poonam Jasrotia (poonamjasrotia@gmail.com)

Degrees: M.S., 1999 and Ph.D., 2004; Himachal Pradesh Agricultural University, India
Years at KBS: 2008-2011

 

Stuart Jones (sdjones20@msu.edu)

Degrees: B.S. in Biology 2003, University of Wisconsin-Madison; PhD. in Limnology and Marine Sciences 2008, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Years at KBS: 2009 - 2010
Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of Notre Dame
Address: Notre Dame University
Gavin Life Science Center
Notre Dame, IN  46556

 

Claire McSwiney (cmcswiney@kvcc.edu)

Degrees: Ph.D., Natural Resources, University of New Hampshire, 1999; M.E.S., Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, 1984; B.S., Biology, Fairfield University, 1982
Years at KBS: 1999 - 2008
Current Position: Instructor, Kalamazoo Valley Community College

 

Kenneth Mulder (mulderk@greenmtn.edu)

Degrees: Ph.D., Natural Resources, University of Vermont, 2006; M.S., Mathematics, University of Oregon, 1993
Years at KBS: 2006 - 2007
Current Position: Manager of Cerridwen Farm; Assistant Director of the Food and Farm Project; and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, Green Mountain College
Address: Green Mountain College
One College Circle
Poultney, VT  05764

 

Jon O'Brien (jon.obrien@canterbury.ac.nz)

Degrees: Ph.D., 2006, Kansas State University; M.S., 2002, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Years at KBS: 2006 - 2009
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Canterbury University
Address: Canterbury University
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
NEW ZEALAND

 

Ariane Peralta (peraltaa@ecu.edu)

Degrees: B.S., Honors Biology and Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003; M.S., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006; Ph.D., Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011
Years at KBS: 2011-2012
Current Position: Assistant Professor, East Carolina University
Address: Dept. of Biology
East Carolina University
Mail stop 551
Greenville, NC  27858

 

Brian Petersen (brian.petersen@wmich.edu)

Degrees: Ph.D., Environmental Studies, University of California - Santa Cruz, 2010; M.S., Forest Resources, University of Washington, 2003; Master of Public Administration, University of Washington, 2003; B.S., Environmental Studies, University of Idaho, 1999
Years at KBS: 2010-2013
Current Position: Part-time faculty member, Western Michigan University, Dept. of Environmental Studies
Address: Western Michigan University
Dept. of Environmental Studies
Kalamazoo, MI  49008

 

Rachel Prunier (rachel.prunier@gmail.com)

Degrees: Ph.D., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Univ. of Connecticut, 2010; M.S., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Univ. of Connecticut, 2005; B.A., Biology, Univ. of Virginia, 2003
Years at KBS: 2010-2012
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Western Connecticut State University
Address: Dept. of Biological and Environmental Sciences
Western Connecticut State University
181 White St.
Danbury, CT  06810

 

Bruce Robertson (brucerobertson@hotmail.com or broberts@bard.edu)

Degrees: Ph.D., Univ. of Montana, 2007
Years at KBS: 2008 - 2010
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Bard College
Address: Bard College
Biology Program
P.O. Box 5000
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY  12504

 

Donald Schoolmaster (SchoolmasterD@usgs.gov)

Degrees: Ph.D. 2004, University of Michigan; M.S. 1998, University of Michigan
Years at KBS: 2008 - 2010
Current Position: Research Scientist, U.S. Geological Survey, National Wetland Research Center
Address: U.S. Geological Survey
National Wetland Research Center
700 Cajundome Blvd.
Lafayette, LA  70506

 

Rebecca Schewe (rls103@msstate.edu)

Degrees: Ph.D., Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2011; M.S. Rural Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2006; B.A., Sociology and Anthropology, Trinity University, 2004
Years at KBS: 2011
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Sociology, Mississippi State University
Address: Dept. of Sociology
Mississippi State University
207 Bowen Hall, Hardy Rd.
Mississippi State, MS  39762

 

Anne Schwaderer

Degrees: Ph.D., Ecology, Alfred Wegener Institute, 2006; M.S., Marine Biology, Alfred Wegener Institute, 2002
Years at KBS: 2006 - 2007

 

Kurt Smemo (ksmemo@holdenarb.org)

Degrees: Ph.D., Natural Resources, Cornell University, 2003; M.S., Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois, 1997
Years at KBS: 2004 - 2006
Current Position: Assistant Scientist, The Holden Arboretum; Holden Assistant Professor of Biology, Case Western Reserve University
Address: The Holden Arboretum
9500 Sperry Rd.
Kirtland, OH  44094-5172

 

Christopher Steiner (csteiner@wayne.edu)

Degrees: Ph.D., Zoology and Ecology & Evolutionary Behavior, Michigan State University, 2001; B.S., Biology, University of California, 1992
Years at KBS: 2005 - 2008
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biological Sciences, Wayne State University
Address: Department of Biological Sciences
Wayne State University
1360 Biological Sciences Bldg.
Detroit, MI 48202

 

Maria Stockenreiter (stockenreiter@bio.lmu.de)

Degrees: Ph.D., Biology, Ludwig-Maximillians University, 2012
Years at KBS: 2013-14
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biology, Aquatic Ecology, University of Munich
Address: Department of Biology II; Aquatic Ecology
University of Munich
Grosshaderner Str. 2
82152 Planegg-Martinsried
GERMANY

 

Maayke Stomp (M.Stomp@uva.nl)

Degrees: M.S. in Aquatic Ecology and Theoretical Biology, University of Amsterdam, 2001; Ph.D.
Years at KBS: 2008
Address: University of Amsterdam
Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics
Nieuwe Achtergracht 127
1018 WS Amsterdam
Kamer: C904
THE NETHERLANDS

 

Sara Syswerda (syswerdas@cedarcreekinstitute.org)

Degrees: Ph.D. in Crops and Soils Sciences andEcology, Evolutionary Biology, and Behavior, Michigan State University, 2009; B.S., Biology, Cornell University, 2009
Years at KBS: 2003 - 2013
Current Position: Education and Field Station Director, Pierce Cedar Creek Institute
Address: Pierce Cedar Creek Institutue
702 W. Cloverdale Hwy.
Hastings, MI  49058

 

Casey terHorst (casey.terhorst@csun.edu)

Degrees: Ph.D., 2010, Florida State University; M.S., 2004, Biological Sciences, California State University; B.S., 1998, History, Univ. of Southern California
Years at KBS: 2010 - 2013
Current Position: Assistant Professor, California State University - Northridge, Dept. of Biology
Address: Dept. of Biology
California State University - Northridge
18111 Nordhoff St.
Northridge, CA  91330-8303

 

Robin Tinghitella (robin.tinghitella@du.edu)

Degrees Held: B.S. in Biology, 2002, University of Portland; Ph.D. in Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology, 2008, University of California-Riverside
Years at KBS: 2010 - 2012
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Denver
Address: University of Denver
Dept. of Biological Sciences
F. W. Olin Hall, Room 102
2190 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO  80208-9010

 

Dylan Weese (WeeseDylanJ@sau.edu)

Degrees: B.S., Biological Sciences, University of Guelph, 2001; M.S., Zoology, University of Guelph, 2003; Ph.D., Biology and Ecology, University of Maine, 2010
Years at KBS: 2010-2012
Current Position: Assistant Professor, St. Ambrose University
Address: St. Ambrose University
518 West Locust St.
Davenport, IA  52803

 

Kohei Yoshiyama (kyoshiyama@ori.u-tokyo.ac.jp)

Degrees: Ph.D., Ecology, Kyoto University, 2002; M.S., Ecology, Kyoto University, 1999; B.S., Kyoto University, 1997
Years at KBS: 2006 - 2008
Address: Department of Chemical Oceanography
Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo
1-15-1 Minami-dai, Nakano, Tokyo 164-8639
JAPAN