Texas Tech University

NRM Graduate Students

 


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

Kathryn Brautigam

Ph.D.
Major Professor: Dr. Blake Grisham
Research Title: Addressing threats to landscape sustainability: using land-use and climate change scenarios to model future spatial and population ecology of the mid-continent population of Sandhill crane on the Southern High Plains

Bio


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

Emily Brodbeck

Ph.D.
Major Professor: Dr. Warren Conway
Research Title: TBD

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


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

Christopher Carter

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Warren Conway
Research Title: Occurrence and Habitat Occupancy of Urban Mesopredators

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

Kelbi Delaune-Trotter

Ph.D. 
Major Professor: Dr. Matthew Barnes
Research Title: Investigating the effects of perennial and ephemeral tributaries on resources and biodiversity within the Pecos River

Bio


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

Amanda Emert

M.S. 
Major Professor: Dr. Kerry Griffis-Kyle
Research Title:  Investigating the zone of influence of agricultural operations on amphibian communities and wetland habitat quality in the Southern High Plains of Texas

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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

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

Joshua Haese

M.S. Non-Thesis
Major Professor: Dr. Mark Wallace
Research Title: TBD

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

Connor Harrington

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Robert Cox
Research Title: TBD

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

Cindi Hazelton

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Robert Cox
Research Title: TBD

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

Jenny Harris

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

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

Madelyn Hill

M.S.
Major Professor: Drs. Blake Grisham and Warren Conway
Research Title: TBD

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

Charles Hoitt

Ph.D. 
Major Professor: Dr. Carlos Villalobos
Research Title: TBA

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

Charles Jacobi

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Samantha Kahl
Research Title:  Assessing presence of the spot-tailed earless lizard (Holbrookia lacerata) and its habitat in Southwest Texas, emphasis on factors that influence detection

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

Courtney Jasik

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Robert Cox
Research Title: TBA

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

Mark Johnson

Ph.D.
Major Professor: Dr. Matthew Barnes
Research Title: TBA

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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)

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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

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

Amanda Leach

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Samantha Kahl
Research Title:  Landscape-scale habitat distribution of Desert Massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus edwardsii) in Texas

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

Derek Malone

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Clint Boal
Research Title: Avian Community Response to Coastal Prairie Restoration

Bio


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

Christopher Miller

Ph.D.
Major Professor: Dr. Robert Cox
Research Title: TBA

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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. Mark Wallace
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

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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


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

Kelton Mote

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Brad Dabbert
Research Title: Effects of Predator Management on Northern Bobwhite Nest Success and Chick Survival in the Rolling Plains of Texas

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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

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

Clint Perkins

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Richard Stevens
Research Title:  TBD

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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

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

Elizabeth Roesler

Ph.D. 
Major Professor: Dr. Matthew Barnes
Research Title: Influence of climate change, freshwater inflows, and changing land use on the distribution of seahorses and pipefishes on the Texas coast

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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

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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

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

Hong Seomun

Ph.D.
Major Professor: Dr. Phillip Gipson/Dr. John Baccus
Research Title: Diets of rare and endangered carnivores determined through non-invasive techniques

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

Manuel Silva

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Blake Grisham
Research Title: Influence of Woody Vegetation Patterns on Scaled Quail Demographics

Bio


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

Caroline Skidmore

M.S. 
Major Professor: Dr. Clint Boal
Research Title: Assessing Distribution and Occupancy Patterns of Riparian Avifauna in the Trans Pecos Region of Texas

Bio


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

Sharon Smythe

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

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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)

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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

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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

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

Courtney Threadgill

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Warren Conway
Research Title: Pronghorn fawn survival in response to mesopredator control in Central New Mexico

Bio


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

Veronica Urbanczyk

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Brad Dabbert
Research Title: Factors that Influence Northern Bobwhite Chick Survival

Bio


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

Katelyn Vedolich

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Kerry Griffis-Kyle
Research Title: TBA

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

Thomas Warren

Ph.D.
Major Professor: Dr. Brad Dabbert
Research Title: TBA

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

Katheryn Watson

Ph.D. 
Major Professor: Dr. Clint Boal
Research Title: Migration Characteristics, Habitat Associations, and Risk of Wind Turbine Encounters of Adult and Juvenile Swainson's Hawks (Buteo swainsoni)

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

Rowdy White

M.S.
Major Professor: Dr. Brad Dabbert
Research Title: Vegetation influences on Northern bobwhite home range selection

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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

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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

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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

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

Yingbo Zhang

M.S.
Major Professor: Drs. Gad Perry and Kerry Griffis-Kyle
Research Title: TBA

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