Abaye Abebe

Abaye Abebe

Ph.D. Ecology & Environnmental Sciences

Advisor: HongYi Li

 

Research Area: 

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Guta Abeshu

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: HongYi Li

 

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Buddhi Achhami

Buddhi Achhami

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: David Weaver

Co-Advisor: Dr. Gadi V.P. Reddy

buddhi.achhami@msu.montana.edu

Research Area: Causes of mortality and potential mechanisms of host plant resistance to the wheat stem sawfly in barley in Montana

Subodh Adhikari

Subodh Adhikari

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisors: Fabian Menalled & Laura Burkle
subodh.adhikari@msu.montana.edu

Research Area: Impacts of different management systems on North American dry land agro-ecosystems services

Abdullah Alowaifeer

Abdullah Alowaifeer

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisors: Tim McDermott & Anne Camper
vet.abdullah@gmail.com

Research Area: Examining arsenic and mercury accumulation in a natural aquatic ecosystem.  Using Yellowstone Lake as a study model for this research.  In addition to trying to understand the biochemical basis for arsenic bioaccumulation.

Byron Amerson

Byron Amerson

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Geoffrey Poole
byron.amerson@gmail.com

Research Area: A multi-scale evaluation of the rate and magnitude of water exchange between surface flow and the alluvial aquifer in restored and unrestored river channels

Tommy Bass

Thomas "Tommy" Bass

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Bruce Maxwell
tmbass@montana.edu

Research Area: Considerations of ecological and social interactions in food system development, scale, diversity, management, and vulnerability

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Rekha Bhandari

M.S. Entomology

Advisor: David Weaver & Tracy Sterling

 

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Andrew Bobst

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Rob Payn
albobst@hotmail.com 

Research Area: Using Beaver Mimicry Stream Restoration as manipulative experiments to better understand groundwater/surface-water interactions, and transient water storage in floodplains.

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Emma Bode

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Rick Lawrence

 

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Keenan Brame

Keenan Brame

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisors: Tim McDermott & Anne Camper
kbrame3@gmail.com

Research Area: Freshwater quality on the Little Bighorn River involving microbial pathogens, their mode of transport through a freshwater system and their anticipated impacts on water quality due to climate change projections.

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Gabriel Bromley

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Paul Stoy
gabriel.bromley@montana.edu

Sam Carlson

Sam Carlson

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Geoffrey Poole
sam.p.carlson@gmail.com

Research Area: Application of inverse modelling to explore and scale stream nutrient retention and productivity dynamics as related to channel geomorphology

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Adam Cook

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Amy Trowbridge
cook82291@gmail.com

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Bryce Currey

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Jack Brookshire
brycecurrey93@gmail.com

Research Area: TBA

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Kristin Dagati

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Clain Jones, Perry Miller, & Catherine Zabinski

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Shannon Dillard

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Tony Hartshorn
shannon.dillard@msu.montana.edu 

Research Area: Soil water holding capacity and soil nutrient analyses as they relate to arid grassland restoration of an invaded landscape in Yellowstone National Park. 

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Claire Donahoo

M.S. Entomology

Advisor: Bob Peterson
claire31589@gmail.com

Research Area: TBA

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Badamgarav Dovchin

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Tony Hartshorn
badmaagi@gmail.com

Research Area: TBA

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Ben Fischer

M.S. Entomology

Advisor: David Weaver
ben.fisher9@gmail.com

Research Area: Effects of border crops on parasitic wasps (Bracon cephi and lissogaster) and whether flowering pulse and cover crops grown adjacent to wheat provide an alternative food source. 

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S. Katie Fogg

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Geoffrey Poole
s.katie.fogg@gmail.com

Research Area: Simulating hyporheic influences on stream channel temperature

Alex Gaffke

Alex Gaffke

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: David Weaver
alexander.gaffke@gmail.com

Research Area: Adapting existing semiochemical delivery technologies to improve the precision of weed biocontrol agents

Justin Gay

Justin Gay

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Science

Advisor: Jack Brookshire

 

Research Area: Impacts of Climate Change on Biogeochemical Pathways in Terrestrial Ecosystems

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Carolynn Harris

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: John Priscu

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Audrey Harvey

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Jane Mangold
audrey.harvey@msu.montana.edu

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Michelle Majeski

M.S. Land Rehabilitation

Advisor: Tony Hartshorn

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Miranda Margetts

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisors: Bob Peterson & Deborah Keil
miranda.margetts@msu.montana.edu

Research Area: Risk assessment regarding environmental hazards and human health outcomes.

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Florence Miller

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Stephanie Ewing
florencemiller25@gmail.com

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Elizabeth Mohr

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Stiences

Advisor: Geoffrey Poole

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Mallory Morgan

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Paul Stoy
mallorymaynesmorgan@gmail.com

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Mikindra Morin

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Rick Lawrence
mikindra.morin@gmail.com

Research Area: Remote sensing of changes in vegetation stress as a tool for monitoring large-scale carbon sequestration areas. 

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Madison Nixon

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Fabian Menalled
madison.nixon7@gmail.com

Research Area: TBA 

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Michael Oldham

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Scott Powell
michaeljolham@gmail.com

Research Area: TBA 

Emily Pierson

Emily Pierson

M.S. Land Rehabilitation

Advisors: Lisa Rew & Matt Rinella
empierson11@gmail.com

Research Area: Mine reclamation and restoration of grassland communities

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Dayane Reis

M.S. Entomology 

Advisor: David Weaver
dayane.reis@msu.montana.edu

Research Area: Investigating the non-prey food effects in the Wheat Stem Sawfly parasitoids reproductive capacity

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Scott Robinson

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Anthony S. Hartshorn
sbrobins@mtu.edu

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Kimberly Roush

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: John Priscu
kimberlyaroush@gmail.com

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Tessa Scott

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisors: Fabian Menalled & Z. Miller

tessa.scott@msu.montana.edu

Research Area: Determining weed community shifts in organic and conventional crop rotations at Ft. Ellis, and understanding Convolvulus arvensis plant soil feedback and competition parameters within organic small-grain cropping systems. 

Adam Sigler

Adam Sigler

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Stephanie Ewing
asigler@montana.edu

Research Area: Science and outreach to address elevated nitrate in shallow groundwater of the Judith River Watershed

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Meryl Storb

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Rob Payn
meryl.storb@gmail.com

Research Area: Watershed hydrology stream ecosystem interaction.

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Dorj Sukhragchaa

M.S. Land Rehabilitation

Advisor: Catherine Zabinski

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Latrice Tatsey

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Tony Hartshorn

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Emery Three Irons

M.S Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Scott Powell
bad_war_deed@outlook.com

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Samuel Tittle

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Rick Lawrence

samt@everythigredwing.com

Research Area: TBA

Bo Walker

Bo Walker

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Perry Miller
robert.walker5@msu.montana.edu

Research Area: Cover Crop Grazing: Optimizing Seasonality for Optimal Soil and Livestock Benefit

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Bree Whitehead

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Tony Hartshorn

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Skylar Williams

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Paul Stoy

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Madelyne Willis

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: John Priscu

madie.willis@gmail.com

Research Area: TBA

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Ethan Wologo

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Stephanie Ewing
ethan.wologo@msu.montana.edu

David Wood

David Wood

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Paul Stoy
david.wood8@student.montana.edu

Research Area: Temporal and geographic trends in ecosystem condition from multiscale assessments of Eastern Montana grasslands and shrub steppes

Jason Wood

Jason Wood

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Dave Ward
jason.wood@msu.montana.edu

Research Area: Metabolic modeling of an alkaline siliceous hot spring microbial mat community

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Fasil Worku

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: HongYi Li