Grad Students

Catherine Bennett Catherine Bennett
Thesis Advisors: Michael Fleming and Elvin Aleman
Topic: Using algae for wastewater treatment and biofuel production
Alfred Brennan Alfred Brennan
Thesis Advisor: Matt Cover
Topic: Stream ecogeomorphology in the Red Hills
Esther Buie Esther Buie
Thesis Advisor: Stuart Wooley
Topic: The use of ants as indicators of ecological restoration success in riparian woodlands, San Joaquin River National Wildlife Refuge
Erica Campos Erica Campos
Thesis Advisor: Patrick Kelly
Topic: Fish communities and non-native species in the San Joaquin River
Felicia De La Torre Felicia De La Torre
Thesis Advisor: Marina Gerson
Topic: Habitat use and breeding success of amphibians in urban ponds.
Sue Ellen Gleaves Ashleigh Glover
Thesis Advisor: Jennifer Cooper
Topic: Population genetics and sex bias in ground squirrels
 
Elias Lopez

Elias Lopez
Thesis Advisor: Matt Cover
Topic: Influence of invasive riparian plants on subsidies of terrestrial insects to stream ecosystems

 
Aricia Martinez Aricia Martinez
Thesis Advisor: Stuart Wooley
Topic: Pollination by solitary bees in vernal pools
Leah Mellinger Leah Mellinger
Thesis Advisor: Brian Sardella
Topic: Bioindicators of stress response in surf smelt (Hypomesus pretiosus)
 
Christine Parisek
Thesis Advisor: Matt Cover
Topic: Biology of lentic and lotic dwelling aquatic insects
 
Aricia Martinez Robert Pelletier
Thesis Advisor: Marina Gerson
Topic: Home range and morphological variation in Western fence lizard (Scleroporus occidentalis)
 
Jessica Rinella Jessica Rinella
Thesis Advisor: Patrick Kelly
Topic: Effects of land use on transmission of raccoon roundworm
Christina Robinson Christina Robinson
Thesis Advisor: Matt Cover
Thesis: Invasion biology of New Zealand Mud Snail in an urban watershed
Christina Robinson Marc Romagosa
Thesis Advisor:
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Diku Sherpa

Diku Sherpa
Thesis Advisor: Matt Cover
Thesis: biodiversity and ecological function of Sierra Nevada meadows

 

Jeremy Shuman Jeremy Shuman
Thesis Advisor: Michael Fleming
Topic: Biodiversity and ecology of vernal pools
Celica Tarcha Celica Tarcha
Thesis Advisor: Patrick Kelly
Topic: Behavioral ecology of riparian brush rabbit
 
Kandiss Ulm Kandiss Ulm
Thesis Advisor: Jennifer Cooper
Topic: Dispersal and population genetics of ground squirrels