School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science

Graduate Student Directory

Alexander Apostle

Alexander Apostle

  • Ph.D Student, Forest Molecular Genetics & Biotechnology
  • Advisor: Carsten Külheim
Tanner Barnes

Tanner Barnes

  • M.S. Forest Ecology & Management
  • Advisor: Kristin Brzeski
  • Searching for Red Wolf Ancestry Along the Golf Coast of Texas
Claudia Bartlick-Georg

Claudia Bartlick-Georg

  • Ph.D Student, Forest Science
  • Advisor: Yvette Dickinson
  • Northern Hardwood Silvicultural Experiment to Enhance Diversity
Parth Bhatt

Parth Bhatt

  • M.S. Student in Applied Ecology with emphasis on Remote Sensing & GIS
  • Advisor: Ann McLean & Curtis Edson
  • Mapping of Coastal Wetland on the Hiawatha National Forest using Unmanned Aerial System(UAS)Imagery: Proof of Concepts
Laura Burmann

Laura Burmann

  • M.S. Forestry Student
  • Advisor: Matt Kelly
  • Social Science perspectives of under-represented groups in the fields of Forestry and Natural Resources
Michelle Cisz Brill

Michelle Cisz Brill

  • Forest Ecology PhD Student
  • Advisors: Rodney Chimner and Sigrid Resh
  • Soil carbon and nutrients in forest bioenergy systems
Robin Clark

Robin Clark

  • Forest Science Ph.D student
  • Advisor: Yvette Dickinson
  • Traditional ecological knowledge and adaptive forest management
Stacy Cotey

Stacy Cotey

  • Forest Science PhD Student
  • Advisor: Audrey Mayer
Chinmoyee Das

Chinmoyee Das

  • Ph.D, Forest Science
  • Advisor: Xinfeng Xie
  • Wood Polymer Composites
Tiff DeGroot

Tiff DeGroot

  • M.S. Student, Forest Ecology & Management
  • Advisor: Kristin Brzeski
  • Ecology of Threatened Mammals in Equatorial Guinea assessed through DNA Metabarcoding and Camera Trapping
Patrick Diedrich

Patrick Diedrich

  • M.F. Student
  • Advisor: Tara Bal
Houjun Ding

Houjun Ding

  • Master of GIS Student
  • Advisor: Ann McLean
Maeve Draper

Maeve Draper

  • M.S. Forestry
  • Advisor: Robert Froese
  • Assessing 65 Years of Growth and Yield from Northern Hardwoods Cutting Trials in the Upper Great Lakes Region
Joseph Eskola

Joseph Eskola

  • M.S. Forestry
  • Advisor: Xinfeng Xie
  • Wood Decay and Protection
Ethan Goss

Ethan Goss

  • M.F. Student
  • Advisor: Tara Bal
Shallen Gurtler

Shallen Gurtler

  • M.S. Forest Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology
  • Advisor: Carsten Külheim
  • The development of iDNA as a tool for monitoring mammal communities
Breanna Gusick

Breanna Gusick

  • M.S. Student
  • Advisor: Jared Wolfe
  • Effects of different silviculture treatments on small mammal diversity in northern hardwoods
Heidi Harmala

Heidi Harmala

  • M.S. Forestry
  • Advisor: Robert Froese
  • Assessing the Carbon Life Cycle under Northern Hardwood Silvicultural Systems
Trenton Hibner

Trenton Hibner

  • M.F. Student
  • Advisor: Tara Bal
Stefan Hupperts

Stefan Hupperts

  • Forest Science PhD Student
  • Advisor: Yvette Dickinson
  • Investigating Silvicultural systems and regeneration mechanisms for promoting tree diversity in managed Lake States northern hardwoods
Michael Hyslop

Michael Hyslop

  • Forest Science PhD Student
  • Advisor: Andrew Storer
Lauren Kamp

Lauren Kamp

  • M.F. Student
  • Advisor: Tara Bal
Sirikorn Khumwan

Sirikorn Khumwan

  • Forest Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology PhD Candidate
  • Advisor: Oliver Gailing
  • Topic: Genetic differentiation between Quercus rubs provenances at gene-based and non-genic micro satellite markers.
Jennifer Klemm

Jennifer Klemm

  • M.S. Applied Ecology
  • Advisor: Tara Bal
Samuel Knapp

Samuel Knapp

  • M.S. Applied Ecology Student
  • Advisor: Chris Webster
  • Gap dynamics and mycorrhizae
Tony Lammers

Tony Lammers

  • M.S. and M.G.I.S. Student
  • Advisor: Jared Wolfe
  • Winter Range Expansion of Songbird Communities in North America
Ashley Laux

Ashley Laux

  • M.F. Student
  • Advisor: Tara Bal
Yanyun Li

Yanyun Li

  • Master of GIS Student
Karl Meingast

Karl Meingast

  • Forest Science PhD Student
  • Advisor: Evan Kane
  • Dissolved organic matter across the terrestrial-coastal interface
Zachary Merrill

Zachary Merrill

  • Ph.D Student, Forest Science
  • Advisors: John Vucetich & Chris Webster
  • Topic: Dendroecology, Forest Disturbance, Moose, Wolves, Spatial-temporal patterns, Isle Royale

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Elizabeth Montgomery

Elizabeth A. Montgomery

  • Forest Science PhD Student
  • Advisor: Andrew Burton
  • Topic: How climate and human influence alter decomposition processes and implications for forest conservation
Munkaila Musah

Munkaila Musah

  • Ph.D, Forest Science
  • Advisor: Xinfeng Xie
  • Mechanical performance, Life Cycle analysis and Bonding Properties of Cross Laminated low-grade timber in the Great Lakes Region
Andrea Myers

Andrea L. Myers

  • Ph.D Forest Science Student
  • Advisor: Yvette Dickinson & Andrew Storer
  • Beech Bark Disease
Seth Myers

Seth Myers

  • M.F. Student
  • Advisor: Tara Bal
Mirko Noack

Mirko Noack

  • M.F. Student
  • Advisor: Tara Bal
Samuel Oliveira

Samuel Lopes Oliveira

  • Ph.D Forest Science Student
  • Advisor: Jared Wolfe
  • Assessing migrant bird communities in Mexican oil palm plantations, and determining the efficacy of using carbon offsets to conserve migrant birds on their tropical wintering grounds.
Grace Parikh

Grace Parikh

  • Forest Science PhD Student
  • Advisors: Chris Webster and John Vucetich
  • Topic: Deer foraging ecology and landscapes
Ian Pope

Ian Pope

  • M.S. Forestry
  • Advisor: Robert Froese
  • New Direction: LiDAR and Hyperspectral Data to Predict Inventory, Growth, and Change
Veronica Porter

Veronica Porter

  • M.S. Student, Forest Ecology and Management
  • Advisor: Fengjing Liu
  • Concentration vs. Discharge Relationships in US Catchments
Nathan Prangley

Nathan Prangley

  • M.F. Student
  • Advisor: Tara Bal
Rafia Rahman

Rafia Rahman

  • M.S. Forest Ecology & Management
  • Advisor: Matt Kelly
  • Assessing Soil Compaction in Northern Hardwoods Following a Winter Harvest Using a Cut-to-Length System
Robert Richard

Robert Richard

  • Ph.D Student, Forest Science
  • Advisor: Evan Kane
  • Spatial relationships of outwash-moraine soil complexes, and nutrient availability to inform whole-tree harvest suitability in the state of Wisconsin
Danielle Rupp

Danielle Rupp

  • Forest Science PhD Student
  • Advisor: Evan Kane
  • Topic: Northern peatlands/Alaskan peatlands
Elsa Schwartz

Elsa Schwartz

  • M.S. Forestry
  • Advisor: Matt Kelly
  • Implications of Forest Tax Abatement Programs for Rural Communities
Deanna Seil

Deanna Seil

  • Peace Corps Masters International Student
  • Advisor: Audrey Mayer
  • Human/livestock-wildlife dynamics in the Tehuacán Cuicatlán Biosphere Reserve
Joe Shannon

Joe Shannon

  • Ph.D, Forest Science, certificate in Data Science
  • Advisor: Fengjing Liu
  • Combined Impacts of Invasive Species, Current Management Decisions, and Climate Change on Future Conditions in Black-Ash Wetlands
Elisabeth Stimmel

Elisabeth Stimmel

  • M.S., Forest Ecology & Management
  • Advisor: Fengjing Liu
  • Effects of emerald ash borer and microtopography on vegetation and soil flux in black ash wetlands
Robert Tunison

Robert Tunison

  • Ph.D, Forest Science
  • Advisor: Molly Cavaleri
  • Plant Physiological Responses to Warming in the Tropical Response to Altered Climate Experiment (TRACE) in Puerto Rico
  • Cell: 513-309-4071
Douglas Tyran

Douglas Tyran

Dominic Uhelski

Dominic Uhelski

  • Ph.D, Forest Ecology
  • Advisors: Rod Chimner and Evan Kane
  • Fire ecology of peatland ecosystems
Matthew Vander Molen

Matthew Vander Molen

  • M.S Student
  • Advisors: Yvette Dickinson & Chris Webster
Ryan Warmboe

Ryan Warmboe

  • M.F. Student
  • Advisor: Tara Bal
Sean Westley

Sean Westley

  • Ph.D Student, Forest Science
  • Advisor: Rod Chimner
  • Restoration of Forested Wetlands