Lab Members

Tollway support has enabled our group to advise and fund 6 Ph.D.
and 8 M.Sc. students through the University of Illinois.

Doctoral Degrees Awarded

      • Kelsey Low (2019) Persistence of ranavirus in an east central Illinois amphibian community – advisor Dr. Christopher A. Phillips
      • Ethan Kessler (2020) Assessment of a freshwater turtle reintroduction

Masters Degrees Awarded

Current Ph.D. candidates

      • Devin Edmonds – Conservation of Madagascan frogs
      • Andrew Jesper – Brumation ecology of the Timber Rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus) in Illinois
      • Zander Perelman
      • Anastasia Rahlin – Conservation of wetland and riparian migratory birds
      • Daniel Swanson – Evolution and systematics of annulate New World Harpactorinae – advisor Dr. Sam Heads

Current MS candidates

      • Rose Arnold
      • Chitra Baysal
      • Andrea Colton
      • Matt Parry