** I will be accepting new graduate students for Fall 2021. Please email me your resume and research interests.
Griscom Lab Research Student Alumni
Zoe Bergman (2019): MS student at UVA in the Department of Environmental Studies. Summer REU in New Mexico at a long term ecological research site.
Cassie Stark (2018): MS student at Penn State. CLM internship in Bend, Oregon. Ecology/ Forestry technician for the deer-forest study (DCNR; Penn State University). Summer REU at Michigan State.
Brooke Thompson (2018): BLM Forest Ecologist in Redding CA (2019); MS student Virginia Tech (Dual Degree Program in Forest Biology) (2019)
Amanda Leonard (2018):
Cecilia Rogers (2018): MS student at Yale School of the Environment. Bumble Bee Field Ecologist in CA. St. John USVI Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Leader for Student Conservation Association (2018).
Anna Nordseth (2017): PhD Student at Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment
Matt Morrissey (2017): MS Student at Western Michigan in Geography
Ashley Warrington (2017): Bureau of Land Management internship in New Mexico (2017)
Chris Coggin (2016): Bureau of Land Management internship in Wyoming (2017)
Guy Stewart (2016): Internship with Hemp Growers Program at Chimney Rock Farms in CO
Abby Goszka (2016): MS Student at Ohio University in Plant Biology (2019)
Emily Thyroff (2015): PhD student at University of Hawaii (2019); MS student at Purdue University in Forestry and Natural Resources (2018)
Jessie Ward (2013): MS student at Penn State in Forest Resources.
Michael Belovich (2011):
Allison Scire (2011): Veterinarian at Northeast Veterinary Hospital, Seattle, WA
Griscom Lab Graduate Student Alumni
Taylor Evans ('21). Current Position: Land Protection Specialist at Valley Conservation Council. Thesis: Comparing four Nursery Production Methods on Chestnut Hybrid Seedling Quality
Jacob Peters (2020). Current Position: Instructor at Blue Ridge Community College. Thesis: Modeling species distribution and habitat suitability of American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius)
Chris Coggin (2019). Current Position: Biology lab instructor at JMU. Thesis: Forest structure of long-term conserved areas utilizing different strategies on an isolated, moraine formed island
Tyler Kovacs (2019): Current Position: Conservation Steward at The Heritage Conservancy. Thesis: Herpetological assemblages in tropical dry forests of the Azuero Peninsula, Panama: An evaluation of reforestation
Emily Murray (2018). Current Position: Deal support specialist, associate at PTC computer software. Thesis: The combined effects of soil fertility and soil amendments on the growth and mycorrhizal associations of American Ginseng (Panax quinquefolius)
Matthew Harris (2018). Current Position: Bat Biologist with Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife. Thesis: Potential Benefits of Restored Riparian Zones in an Agricultural Matrix for Bat Communities
Kelly Livernoche (2017). Current Position: Biology instructor at Montgomery College. Thesis: The Effect of Cattle Management on Soil Carbon; Implications for Climate Change.
KC Walters (2016). Current Position: Land and Conservation Manager at the Potomac Valley Audubon Society. Thesis: The effect of slope aspect on treatment longevity for the infestation of woolly adelgid on Eastern Hemlock in Shenandoah National Park.
Barry Edgar (2015). Current Position: Assistant Urban Forester for the Louisville Division of Community Forestry. Thesis: The Effect of Controlled Burns on Abundance of Woody Species at Buck Mountain, West Virginia
Leigh Siderhurst (2010). Thesis: Changes in Light Levels with Loss of Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) at a Southern Appalachian Headwater Stream: Implications for Brook Trout (Salvelinus fontinalis)