Lynn Siefferman, Ph. D.

My main research topics are:

  1. Behavioral ecology of beautiful and easily studied eastern bluebirds and tree swallows
  2. Evolutionary ecology of spotted salamanders
  3. Conservation of eastern...


Chloe Dorin

Chloe Dorin

My master's thesis research is exploring the relationships between an egg mass polymorphism in the spotted salamander, environmental variation, and a singularly unique endo-symbiosis between the spotted salamander and...

Amelia Gallina

Amelia Gallina

I am currently working on my B.S. in Biology, with a concentration in ecology, evolution, and environmental sciences. My Biology honors thesis is looking at plumage ornamentation, aggression, and boldness of breeding...

Sarah Hill

Sarah Hill

I received my B.S. in Biology from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington where I conducted microplastics research with the Plastic Ocean Project. I am a third year M.S. student conducting my thesis research...

Adrianna Nelson

Adrianna Nelson

I am an undergraduate studying the behavioral ecology and spatial distribution of Tree Swallows. My Biology thesis asks whether nest site selection is non-random based on personality. I will graduate with a B.S. in...

Cosmin Serban

Cosmin Serban

I am originally from Romania and came to Boone 7 years ago. My interest in science is senescence and longevity and I have done previous work on telomeres and telomere regulation. Right now, I am applying that to...

Eva Swibold

Elva Swibold

Elva is an undergraduate honors student who grew up local to the App State area. With a passion for birds reaching back several years and an aspiration to study the sensory ecology of birds as a professor, they are...

Noah Williams

Noah Williams

My research interests revolve around the effects of environmental factors and anthropogenic activities on avian reproductive dynamics. I am also interested in how long-term datasets can provide insight into how...

Emeritus MS Students

Alexandria Albers

PhD Candidate, University of Montana

Nicole Barrios

Instructor, Wingate University

Alexandra Bentz

Assistant Professor, Univ. Oklahoma

Edward Burress

Post doc, Yale University

Kristen Content

QC Scientist, Catalent Pharma Solutions

Thomas Franklin

eDNA Program Leader, US Forest Service, Montana

Taylor Fulk

Outdoor Educator, Forest Wild LLC

Morgan Harris

Private Lands Biologist, Defenders of Wildlife

John A. Jones

PhD Candidate, Tulane University

Desiree Moffitt

Online Biology Instructor, multiple community colleges

M. Worth Pugh

Coordinator Zoological Collections, University of Alabama

Monica Winebarger

Registered Nurse, Alabama