Lab Alumni

Graduate Students

Swan & Catia Domingos
Swan & Catia Domingos, 2011

Gabi Icaza (MS 2023)
* employed at the US Army Core of Engineers

Lauren McDonald (MS 2021)
* employed at Howard County Dept of Planning & Zoning

April Sparkman (MS 2021)
* employed at the US Army Core of Engineers

Dorothy Borowy (PhD 2020)
Urban Metacommunities: The role of local and regional factors on plant community assembly and functional trait patterns in urban vacant land
* employed at the US National Park Service

Erin Everton (MS 2020)
Photosynthetic Plant Stress In Urban Vacant Lots

Nicole Felts (MS 2020)

Clare Maffei (MS 2019)
* employed at the US Fish and Wildlife Service

Nicole Voelker (PHD 2019)
The Role of Spatial Variation in Habitat Quality and Dispersal in Maintaining Diversity and
Ecosystem Function Across Spatial Scales in the Urban Hydroscape of the Baltimore Metropolitan Region
* employed at the US Army Core of Engineers

Rikke Jepsen (MS 2018)
Effects of antimicrobial exposure on detrital biofilm metabolism in urban and rural stream environments

Charles Wahl (MS, 2016)
Macroinvertebrate Consumers: How Communities Assemble, Are Structured, And Their Role In Ecosystem Processing
* post-doc at UNC

Anna Johnson (Ph.D. 2015, NSF IGERT Trainee)
The ecology of urban vacant lands: human-mediated local versus regional control on plant community assembly

Joe Bieberich (M.S. 2013)
The independent and interactive roles of spatial variation and dispersal on zooplankton metacommunity structure
* employed at the US Army Core of Engineers

Haley Martin (M.S. 2012)
Effects of disturbance and a dominant consumer on stream community assembly: experimental and observational evidence

Cátia Domingos (M.S. 2012)
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
co-advised with Dr. Cristina Canhoto
Effect of temperature and presence of a dominant shredder (Allogamus laureatus) in the variability patterns of macroinvertebrate assemblages associated with decomposing leaf litter

Jennifer Li
(M.S. 2011)
The Role of Elevated Dissolved versus Foliar Nitrogen on Leaf Litter Processing in Stream Ecosystems

Robin Van Meter (Ph.D. 2011, NSF-IGERT Trainee)
Road Salt Runoff: The Relative Contribution of Direct and Indirect Effects in Pond Food Webs
*Faculty member at Washington College

Josh Jones (M.S. 2008)
Interactions Between Riparian Forest Restoration and Tree Biodiversity on Litter Breakdown in Stream Ecosystems
Teaching at the McDonough School

Carrie DePalma (M.S. 2008)
The Influence of Eastern Hemlock Decline on Organic Matter Processing, Invertebrate Community Structure and Consumer-Resource Interactions in Streams

Undergraduate Interns

Allie Courduff (2023)
Penelope Owens (2023)
Leah Weinstein (2023)
Alek Fredriksson (2021)
Haley Sames (2021)
Sarah Alley (2019)
Tess Gallagher (2017)
Ian Baker (2017)
Ariel Poirer (2017) * MS, LSU
Anna Haley (2017)
Sarah Hutchinson (2017)
Grace Dai (2016-2017)
Abeeha Fatima (2016)
David Saavedra (2014-2015)
Darryl Wise (2014-2015)
Steven Pearce (2014)
Briana Diacopoulos (2014) * MS, Univ of Delaware
Alicia Peters (2012-13) * MS, Cornell
Jennifer Hughes (2012) * employed at American Rivers
Katherine Brundrett, (2011-12)
Edson Chavez (2010-11)
Noah Lefcourt (2010-11)
Haley Martin (2009-10) * MS, UMBC
Chris Madden (2009-10)
Catie Iacovino (2009)
Kaitlin Coolahan (2007-08)
Aubrey Hillman (2007-08) * PhD, Univ. of Pittsburgh
Rebecca Reeves, NSF-REU (2007-08) * pursuing MS, Iowa State
Arvind Shantharam (2007-08) * pursuing PhD, Univ of Florida
Kayleigh Somers (2007-08) * PhD, Duke Univ.
Megan Gluth,(2006-07) *co-authored publication
Andre Felton (2006-07)
Courtney Horne (2006-07) MS, Texas A&M, *co-authored publication
Aaron Stoler (2006-07) * PhD, Univ. of Pittsburgh
Crystal Healey (2005-07)
Ryann Williams (2004-07) * MS, Univ. of Florida
Ramya Ambikapathi (2004-07) * PhD, Johns Hopkins Univ.
Gwen Stanko (2006) * MS, UMBC
Moncie Wright (2006) * pursuing PhD, Baylor Univ.
Peter Bogush (2005-06)
Corrie Maxwell (2005-06) * MS, Virginia Tech
Michael Dunbar (2005-07) * pursuing PhD, Univ. of Iowa
Lie’Ann Van-Tull (2004-07)* JD, Univ. of Baltimore
Denise Everhart (2004-05)
Carrie DePalma (2004-05) * MS, UMBC, co-authored publication
Heather Lhamon (2004-05)
Benjamin Healey (2003-04) *co-authored publication
Kara Barnes (2003-04)