Texas Tech University

NRM Graduate Students

 


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Angela Alviz

Ph.D.
Major Professor: Dr. Richard Stevens
Research Title: Tapir Morphology and Ecology in Colombia

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Jacob Arey

M.S.
Major Professor:  Dr. Robert Cox
Research Title: Herbicide Effects on Huisache

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Travis Ausec

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Scott Collins
Research Title: Urban Lake Habitat Management to Improve Fishing Opportunities

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Emily Brodbeck

Ph.D.
Major Professor: Dr. Warren Conway
Research Title: Surveillance of Coronavirus in Urban Birds

Bio


Matt Buchholz,  phd student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Matt Buchholz

Ph.D.
Major Professor: Dr. Blake Grisham and Dr. Warren Conway
Research Title: Disease/Population ecology of free-ranging axis deer

Bio


Raini Bulaclac, ms student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Raini Bulaclac

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Cooper-Norris
Research Title:  Native Grassland Restoration and Bee Demographics on the Texas Sourthern and High Plains

Bio


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David Creamer

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Rogosch
Research Title:Invasive Species

Bio


ms student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Tucker Davidson

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Clint Boal
Research Title:  Nest-site Selection and Nest Survival for Avian Communities in Pinyon-Juniper Woodlands 

Bio


ms student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Danielle Deming

M.S. 
Major Professor: Dr. Warren Conway
Research Title: Coyote Population Genetics and Dietary Habits in the Mojave Desert

Bio


ms student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Haley Ditzenberger

M.S. 
Major Professor: Dr. Blake Grisham
Research Title:  Greater Sandhill Crane Population Connectivity as Indicated by Stable Isotopes and Microsatellites

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Nathan Eldridge

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Brad Dabbert
Research Title: TBD

Bio


ms student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Lily Evans

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Blake Grisham
Research Title: Assessment of Prescribed Grazing for Lesser Prairie Chickens on Beef Herd Health and Productivity

Bio


ms student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Sarah Fonville

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Clint Boal
Research Title: Winter Food Habits of American Kestrels

Bio


Carlos Garcia,  ms student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Carlos Garcia

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Richard Stevens
Research Title: Roosting ecology of the northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) in Louisiana

Bio


Juan Garcia-Cancel, phd student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Juan Garcia-Cancel

Ph.D.
Major Professor: Dr. Robert Cox
Research Title: Range expansion and effects of buffelgrass (Cenchrus ciliaris) in native communities in semi-arid lands in Texas and Puerto Rico

Bio


ms student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Owen George

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Scott Collins
Research Title: Top-Down and Bottom-Up Effects of Brown Trout (Salmo trutta) on the Annual Production of Native Fish Populations

Bio


Aaron Gray, ms student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Aaron Gray

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Scott Collins
Research Title: Fish Community Responses in a Highly Flow-Regulated Mid-Sized River

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Angela Grogan

M.S. 
Major Professor: Dr. Warren Conway
Research Title: Assessing the genetic suseptibility of pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) to prion diseases through PRNP gene sequencing

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

George Gyan

Ph.D.
Major Professor: Dr. Nathan Gill
Research Title: TBD

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Connor Harrington

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Robert Cox
Research Title: Plant Ecology in the Southern High Plains

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Melody Harrington

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Philip Gipson
Research Title: Degradation of Carnivore Scat Under Differing Environmental Conditions

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Jacob Harvey

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Caitlyn Cooper-Norris
Research Title: Feral Swine-Livestock Interactions and Invasive Plant Monitoring

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Hayden Hays

Ph.D.
Major Professor: Dr. Matthew Barnes
Research Title: Spatial Ecology of Aquatic Macroinvertebrates in Wetlands and Springs

Bio


cindi hazelton, ms student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Cindi Hazelton

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Robert Cox
Research Title: Consequences of Cenchrus Ciliaris (Buffelgrass) Invasion on Vegetation and Soil Characteristics in Texas

Bio


scott hill, student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Scott Hill

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Carlos Portillo
Research Title: The Effects Spatial Resolution Has on Functional Connectivity in Central Texas Grasslands

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Jillian Hochstrasser

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Scott Collins
Research Title: Assessing the Effects of Invasive Planktivores on Zooplankton Communities

Bio


Charles Hoitt,  ms student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Charles Hoitt

Ph.D. 
Major Professor: Dr. Carlos Villalobos
Research Title: Nutritional and Reproductive Behavior in Axis Deer

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Karen Hondrick

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Warren Conway
Research Title: Mottled Duck and Black Rail Response to Fire and Grazing on the Texas Coast

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Mark Johnson

Ph.D.
Major Professor: Dr. Matthew Barnes
Research Title: Ecology of Airborne Environmental DNA

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Trey Johnson

Ph.D.
Major Professor: Dr. Brad Dabbert
Research Title: Restoring Northern Bobwhite Populations in the Pineywoods Ecoregion of Texas

Bio


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Kristin Kabat

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Matthew Barnes
Research Title: TBD

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Haley Keff

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Brad Dabbert
Research Title: Northern Bobwhite Chick Ecology

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Delaney Krasner

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Gad Perry
Research Title: TBD

Bio


Garret D. Langlois,  ms student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Garret D. Langlois

Ph.D.
Major Professor: Dr. Richard Stevens
Research Title: The social network structure and roost selection of a large, abundant, neotropical bat species (Artibeus lituratus)

Bio


Colton Laws,  ms student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Colton Laws

Ph.D. 
Major Professor: Dr. Philip Gipson
Research Title: Re-evaluation of artificial escape dens and effects on swift fox populations in Northwestern Texas and Northeastern New Mexico

Bio


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Catherine Lechnar

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Nathan Gill
Research Title: Combinations of Herbicide and Prescribed Fire to Manage Macartney Rose in Texas Coastal Prairie

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Samantha Lehker

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Reynaldo Patiño
Research Title: TBD

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Joshua Luft

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Brad Dabbert
Research Title:  TBD

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Meghan Mahurin

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Clint Boal
Research Title: Burrowing Owl Habitat Use in Relation to Wind Energy Development

Bio


Derek Malone,  ms student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Derek Malone

Ph.D.
Major Professor: Dr. Clint Boal
Research Title:  Assessing Texas Kangaroo Rat Habitat Management and Population Connectivity

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Brice Martin

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Kerry Griffis-Kyle
Research Title:  Sonoran Desert Tortoise Habitat Associations

Bio


Gary Mizer,  ms student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Gary Mizer

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Warren Conway
Research Title: Influence of Agriculture Production and Anthropomorphic Structures on Pronghorn Movements and Diet Composition

Bio


Cindy Moberly,  ms student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Cindy Moberly

Ph.D.
Major Professor: Dr. Cade Coldren
Research Title: Effects of spatial and temporal dynamics of vegetation on water balances of watersheds in the Edwards Plateau of Texas: a simulation modeling evaluation

Bio


James Morel,  ms student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

James Morel

Ph.D.
Major Professor: Dr. Warren Conway
Research Title: Waterfowl Use and Carrying Capacity of Stock Ponds in Eastern and Central Texas

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Andrea Norton

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Scott Collins
Research Title:  Patterns of Plastic Pollution in Lubbock Urban Lakes

Bio


John Oakleaf,  ms student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

John Oakleaf

Ph.D.
Major Professor: Dr. Philip Gipson
Research Title: Population Dynamics and Reintroduction Characteristics of Mexican Wolves in Arizona and New Mexico

Bio


James Clint Perkins, ms student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Clint Perkins

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Richard Stevens
Research Title:  Ecology of Plains Spotted Skunk

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Kaitlin Plate

Ph.D.
Major Professor: Dr. Matthew Barnes
Research Title:  Particle Size Determination of Invasive Zebra Mussels (Dreissena polymorpha)

Bio


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Bryan Richardson

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Cooper-Norris
Research Title:  Native Rangeland Restoration

Bio


Cristina Rios-Blanco,  ms student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Cristina Rios-Blanco

Ph.D.
Major Professor: Dr. Richard Stevens
Research Title: Bat ecology, Macroecology, Community ecology

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Ariana Rivera

M.S. 
Major Professor: Dr. Clint Boal
Research Title:  Changes in Avian Community Composition Following Prescribed Thinning in Pinyon-Juniper Woodlands

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Bailey Robertory

M.S. 
Major Professor: Dr. Scott Collins
Research Title: Invasive Brown Trout

Bio


Sadie Roth, ms student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Sadie Roth

M.S.
Major Professor: Drs. Kerry Griffis-Kyle and Matthew Barnes
Research Title:  Desert Amphibian Reproduction and Disease Exposure in Isolated Desert Waters

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Ayla Ryan

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Robert Cox
Research Title: Ecology and Restoration of Dunes in Permian Basin of Texas

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Emma Sanchez

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Richard Stevens
Research Title:  Diurnal Roosts of Bats on Highway Overpasses

Bio


Lucas Schilder, ms student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Lucas Schilder

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Clint Boal
Research Title:  Changes in Avian and Plant Community Composition and Structure Following Prescribed Thinning in Pinyon-Juniper Woodlands

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Amanda Schmidt

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Brad Dabbert
Research Title: Effects of Source Population and Holding Time on Northern Bobwhite Translocation Success

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Danner Shreve

M.S. 
Major Professor: Dr. Warren Conway
Research Title: Wolf Ecology, Movements, and Resource Selection

Bio


Sharon Smythe,  ms student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Sharon Smythe Valverde

Ph.D.
Major Professor: Dr. Warren Conway and James Cain (NMSU)
Research Title: Resource Selection and Habitat Use by Elk in Response to Interspecific Competition, Predation Risk, and Forest Restoration in North-Central New Mexico

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Lauren Soliz

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Scott Collins
Research Title:  Effects of Multiple Invaders and Invasive Treatments on Fish Communities and a Threatened Species in San Felipe Creek

Bio


John Stuhler,  phd student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

John Stuhler

Ph.D.
Major Professor: Dr. Richard Stevens
Research Title: Ecology of the Texas kangaroo rat (Dipodomys elator)

Bio


Erin Stukenholtz

Erin Stukenholtz-Bohlender

Ph.D. 
Major Professor: Dr. Richard Stevens
Research Title: Population characteristics of the feral pigeon and avian community structure within an urban landscape

Bio


Mukti Subedi, ms student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Mukti Subedi

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Carlos Portillo-Quintero
Research Title:  TBD

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Shisbeth Tabora

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Reynaldo Patino
Research Title: TBD

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Julien Washington

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Clint Boal
Research Title: TBD

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Ashley Whitehead

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Matthew Barnes
Research Title: Downstream Transport of Zebra Mussel Environmental DNA and Implications for Analysis

Bio


Michael Whitson,  ms student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Michael Whitson

Ph.D. 
Major Professor: Dr. Warren Conway/Dr. Blake Grisham
Research Title: Use of Moist-Soil Management Techniques for Waterfowl in Fallow Rice Fields on the Upper Texas Coast

Bio


student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Rachael Wiedmeier

PhD
Major Professor: Dr. Warren Conway
Research Title: Desert Bighorn Sheep Microbiomes and Disease Risk in Texas

Bio


holly wilson,  ms student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Holly Wilson

Ph.D.
Major Professor: Dr. Richard Stevens
Research Title: Use of Highway Structures by Bats in the Trans-Pecos Ecoregion of Texas: Inventory and Assessment of Relative Contributions of Characteristics of Landscape, Habitat and Highway Structures in Determining Day-Roost Utilization

Bio


Jacob Wright, ms student, ttu, nrm, natural resources management, texas tech university

Jacob Wright

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Matthew Barnes
Research Title: Using gut content analysis to examine the ecological niche of a non-native, marine goby species (Gobiosoma bosc) in the Concho River near San Angelo, Texas

Bio