Carolyn Coyle, PhD Student, Fish Wildlife & Conservation Biology, Colorado State. The role of flower-foraging songbirds in pollination systems. Michael Johnson, PhD Student, Fish Wildlife & Conservation Biology, Colorado State. Long-term spatiotemporal implications of interspecific brood parasitism in breeding Canvasback. Emma Svatos, MS Candidate, Fish Wildlife & Conservation Biology, Colorado State. Disturbance and disease: wildfire impacts on host-parasite dynamics in freshwater systems. Claire Goodfellow, PhD Candidate, Biology, University of Oregon: Ecology and evolution of a forest-savanna elephant hybrid zone Flor Hernandez, PhD Candidate, Biology, University of Texas-El Paso: Evolution and ecology of a young homoploid hybrid species, the Hawaiian duck Kristi Fukunaga, MS student, Biology University of Texas-El Paso: Using clutch sex ratios to inform population modeling and restoration of endangered Koloa maoli Rachel Kanaziz, MS 2021, Ecology, Colorado State University: Maternal nutritional stress and philopatric behavior of daughters in ground squirrels
Current Biological Diversity, Colorado State University NR300 (Each fall) Conservation Biology, Colorado State University FW455 (Alternate springs) Special Topics in Animal Conservation, Colorado State University FW472 (Alternate springs) Wildlife Methods, Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory, Summer 2022
Past Natural History of California's Wild Vertebrates, University of California, DavisWFC 50 Biology and Conservation of Wild Birds, University of California, DavisWFC 111
Teaching Assistant Introduction to Ecology & Evolution, University of California, Davis Wildlife Ecology, University of California, Davis Field Research in Wildlife Ecology, University of California, Davis Human-Wildlife Conflict, University of California, Davis
Additional course developed, not yet taught Freshman seminar in Avian Conservation Ecology
Mo Chen & Bodie Spinner, Colorado State University, 2021: Season-specific survival in a high alpine hibernating mammal under climatic change (SUPER program) Trisha Rohs, Colorado State University, 2021: Consequences of phenological mismatch on juvenile growth of a hibernating squirrel Rebecca Barbier, Colorado State University, 2021: Life history consequences of climate change in hibernating sciurids (CSU Honors thesis) Morgan Nickson, Tuskegee University-Colorado State University, 2021: Climatic effects on foraging behavior in a small mammalian herbivore (RMBL REU program) Nhan Nguyen, Cal Poly-Pomona, 2020: Effect of social density on juvenile female dispersal in ground squirrels (RMBL REU program) Taylor Stack, Western State University, 2020: Heritability of maternal investment in a high elevation small mammal (RMBL REU program) Katherine Burghstahler, Pomona College, 2020: Temporal and reproductive status effects on ground squirrel susceptibility to vehicle collisions (RMBL) Jessica Isidro, Cal State Dominguez Hills, 2020: Demographic effects on ground squirrel susceptibility to vehicle collisions. (RMBL REU program) Brianne Lauro, Colorado State University, 2019: Molecular and morphological detection of native bird predation by feral cats in Hawai`i. Anthony Gilmore, Colorado State University, 2019: Genetic and morphometric sex determination of Swainson’s hawk nestlings. Chiara Zagnoli, Colorado State University, 2019: Social networks and kin interactions of the endangered koloa maoli on Kaua`i. Malle Carrasco, NSF RET, 2013: Effects of maternal behavior on juvenile ground squirrel philopatry. Lauren Koenig, Vanderbilt University, 2012: Sex differences in behavioral syndromes of juvenile golden-mantled ground squirrels. Yu-tung (Jessica) Hwang, UC Davis (Animal Biology Senior Thesis), 2011: Juvenile dispersal behavior in golden-mantled ground squirrels. Emily Thorne, Chaffee College/Humbolt State, 2011: Foraging behavior of red-naped sapsuckers on willows.. Co-mentored.
UC Davis Wood Duck Project - 2016 Oversaw training and internship of 72 undergraduate students (freshmen – senior standing) in field research on the breeding ecology of the wood duck.