James P. Collins
Reid N. Harris
Mathew A. Leibold
William J. Resetarits, Jr.
Raymond D. Semlitsch
Larissa L. Bailey
M. Ludwig, Ph.D. Resource quality and life history evolution in
Volker H. W. Rudolf, Ph.D. The influence of cannibalism and size structure
on aquatic food webs.
Linda E. Green, Ph.D. Ecology of Plethodontid salamanders in acidic headwater
streams in Virginia.
Johanna M. Kraus, Ph.D. Reciprocal subsidies to arthropod food webs at
a pond-forest boundary.
Gregory R. Ruthig, Ph.D. Influence of disease on amphibian life history
Erikka E. Conrad, M.S. Effects
of tail loss in Plethodon cinereus, the red-backed salamander.
Don Church, Ph.D. Spatial ecology of pond-breeding amphibians.
Jennifer A. Secki, on leave. Life history evolution in Plethodon
Scott L. Freeman, Ph.D. Movement of larval Desmognathus quadramaculatus.
Erica J. Crespi, Ph.D. Ecological endocrinology of reproduction in Plethodon.
Leslie J. Rissler, Ph.D. Phylogeography and ecology of Desmognathus.
Gina Pisoni, M.S. Predator-prey interactions of the red-spotted newt Notophthalmus
viridescens and bullfrog tadpoles Rana catesbeiana.
Mark C. Grover, Ph.D. The influence of species interactions and moisture
gradients on the distribution and habitat use of plethodontid salamanders.
Mark P. Gustafson, Ph.D.
Interactions among size-structured populations in a salamander guild.
Joseph H. K. Pechmann, Ph.D. Interactions among regulatory processes among
life history stages.
Patricia Harris, Ph.D. Community-wide consequences of single-species perturbations
in experimental aquatic systems.
Steven A. McCollum, Ph.D. Ecological consequences of predator-induced
polyphenism in larval hylid frogs.
Joseph Bernardo, Ph.D. Ecological genetics of growth and maturity in the
salamander, Desmognathus ochrophaeus.
Peter B. Pearman, M.S. and Ph.D. The ecology of patch habitat: Effects
of pond size on experimental tadpole populations.
John E. Fauth, Ph.D. Ecological and evolutionary interactions between
Josh VanBuskirk, Ph.D. Density-dependence and population regulation in
Jeffery Leimberger, Ph.D. The effects of short-term temperature fluctuations
on interactions within an amphibian assemblage.
William J. Resetarits, Jr., Ph.D. Ecological interactions among predators
in headwater stream communities.
Reid N. Harris, Ph.D. Ecological, morphological, and genetic aspects of
a life-history polymorphism in the broken-striped newt, Notophthalmus
W. Dean Kaiser, M.S. The effect of larval Notophthalmus viridescens
predation gradients upon zooplankton community structure.
Ross A. Alford, Ph.D. Effects of variation in phenology, genotype, and
body size on the ecology of aquatic amphibians.
R. Christopher Chambers, Ph.D. Competition and predation in temporary
Andrew F. Taylor, Ph.D. Larval competition and ovipositional responses
in the gregarious parasitoid Bracon hebetor, and the effects of
host species and size.
Sarah M. Gladstone, Ph.D. Ecological processes influencing the abundance,
regulation and distribution on an herbivore, Crocidophora pustiliferales
on the bamboo, Arundinarea gigantea.
Alexander F. Motten, Ph.D. Pollination ecology of the spring wildflower
community in the deciduous forests of Piedmont North Carolina. (Co-chair
with Donald Stone, Dept. of Botany).
Peter J. Morin, Ph.D. Predation and composition of temporary pond communities.
Joseph Travis, Ph.D. Ecological genetics of larval development in hylid
David Wrobel, M.S. An experimental study of life history variation in
the cladoceran, Simocephalus serrulatus.
Laura Reinertson Meagher, Ph.D. The influence of Darwinian thought upon
biological thought of the late nineteenth century. (Co-chair with Seymour
Mauskopf, Dept. of History).
Joseph P. Martin, Ph.D. Biochemical, ecological and genetic studies on
glucose-6-phosphate isomerase allozymes and acclimation studies on adductor
muscle phosphofructokinase of the American oyster, Crassostrea virginica.
(Co-chair with J. Bolling Sullivan, Dept. of Biochemistry).
Susan F. Dakin, Ph.D. The influence of interspecific competition on the
microhabitat distribution of terrestrial lungless salamanders in the Southern
Kurt F. Steinwascher, Ph.D. Ecological interactions between Rana clamitans
tadpoles and the coevolved parasitic yeast Candida humicola.
Raymond J. Barnett, Ph.D. Interactions between tree squirrels and oaks
& hickories: The ecology of seed predation.