Previous Students

TSU biolog

PREVIOUS STUDENTS

Outcomes & Current Affiliations

Christopher C. Warren,  Master of Science 2011

Thesis:  Singing behavior leads to detection bias in a territorial songbird

Current Affiliation:    Field Ornithologist
Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project, 2465 Olinda Rd. Makawao, HI 96768

                                                Warrech.gcwa@gmail.com

Cristina Campbell,  Master of Science 2010

Thesis:  Hypersensitive Response in live oak: characterization and efficacy against a host specific gall-forming wasp

Current Affiliation:    City of Austin–Austin Water Utility, Wildland Conservation Division.Golden cheeked Warbler management project

                                              Crst.campbell@gmail.com

Jason W. Hunt,  Master of Science 2010

Thesis:  Estimating occupancy and abundance of Golden- cheeked Warblers (Dendroica chrysoparia) on the Balcones Canyonlands Preserve

Current Affiliation:    City of Austin–Austin Water Utility, Wildland Conservation Division.Golden cheeked Warbler management project

                                                jasonh411@gmail.com

Glen R. Hood,  Master of Science 2009

Thesis:  Effects of Prior Defoliation on the Timing of Life Cycle Events and Susceptibility to Natural Enemies of a Host Specific Gall-Former

Current Affiliation:    Ph.D. Candidate
University of Notre Dame, http://www.nd.edu/~ghood/

                                              ghood@nd.edu

Gregory T. Cryer,  Master of Science 2004

Thesis:  Temporal and Spatial Patterns of Parasitoid Attack on a Root-Galling Cynipid, Belonocnema treatae

Current Affiliation:    High School Science Instructor,
Reading school District, Reading, PA
                                              Gtcryer@hotmail.com

Scott P. Egan, Master of Science 2004

ThesisVariation in Host Plant Quality and Deme Formation as Determinants of the Abundance and Distribution of a Gall-Forming Herbivore

PhD 2010      Vanderbilt University

Current Affiliation:    Res. Asst. Prof. Dept. of Bio.  Sci., Univ. of Notre Dame, https://sites.google.com/site/scottpegan/

                                                scott.p.egan@nd.edu

Myra C. Hall, Master of Science 2001

Thesis: Community Structure of Parasitoids Attacking Leaf Galls of   Belonocnema treatae on Quercus fusiformis

PhD 2005      University of Georgia

Current Affiliation:    Assistant Professor of Biology
Georgia Perimeter College, Decatur Georgia, http://facstaff.gpc.edu/~mhal2/

                                                myra.hall@gpc.edu

Richard J. Reynolds, Master of Science 2000

Thesis: The Role of Natural Enemies in Determining the Relationship Between Gall Size and Emergence Success of a Host-Specific Cynipid

PhD 2008      University of Maryland, College Park MD

Current Affiliation:    Dept of Biostatistics
University of Alabama at Birmingham,
http://www.soph.uab.edu/ssg/people/reynolds

                                                rreynolds@ms.soph.uab.edu

Preston Galusky, Master of Science 2000

Thesis:  Implications of the Within-Canopy Oviposition Preference, Abundance, and Larval Performance Patterns of a Host Specific Cynipid Gall Former

Current Affiliation:    Assoc. Prof. Anatomy and Physiology
Riverside Community College, Riverside, CA,
http://faculty.rcc.edu/galusky/Contact_-_Home.html

                                              Preston.Galusky@rcc.edu

 Warren E. Braswell, Master of Science 1998

Thesis:  The Biology and Ecology of Gregarious Larval Behavior in Doa ampla Lepidoptera: Doidae)

PhD 2006.      New Mexico State University

Current Affiliation:    Molecular Biologist
USDA, Center for Plant Health Science and Technology, McAllen Texas, USA

                                                evan.braswell@aphis.usda.gov

JoAnne N. Lund, Master of Science 1998

Thesis:  The Biology and Ecology of Belonocnema treatae (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) on its Host plant, Quercus fusiformis

Current Affiliation:    Research Biologist
Biological Science Lab, USDA, Forest Service, Rhinelander, Wisconsin

                                                lundbug@newnorth.net