Former Lab Members

Former Postdocs:

Dr. Heather Bird Jackson, now Research Assistant Professor at U. Tennessee

Dr. Benjamin Crain, now postdoc at Smithsonian Institution

Dr. Eric Larson, now faculty at U. Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Dr. Sharon Bewick, now faculty at Clemson U

Dr. Alison Boyer, now researcher at ORNL

Dr. Martin Dallimer (U. Sheffield), now faculty at U. Leeds

Dr. Zoe Davies (U. Sheffield), now faculty at U. Kent

Dr. Felix Eigenbrod (U. Sheffield), now faculty at U. Southampton

Former PhD Students:

Dr. Christine Dumoulin, now postdoc at U. Georgia

Dr. Rachel Fovargue, now postdoc at U. Oklahoma

Dr. Austin Milt, now a software engineer at Pandora

Dr. Gwen Iacona, now a post-doc at Arizona State

Dr. Gareth Lennox (U. Sheffield), now senior research associate at Lancaster U.

Dr. Josephine Booth (U. Sheffield), now research fellow at Sheffield Hallam U.

Dr. Isla Sian Fishburn (U. Sheffield), now at Kachina Canine

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Former Master's Students:

Arne Pinneschmidt (U. Wageningen)

Chad Stachowiak, now Presidential Management Fellow at NRCS

Ana Laura Reboredo Segovia (Pierre and Marie Curie U.), now a PhD student at Boston U.

Shelby Renee Burks Ward, now Staff Attorney, Tennessee Clean Water Network

Nate Sutton, now a Data Scientist, MedAmerica

Philippa Gullett (U. Sheffield), now Conservation Scientist, RSPB

Emily Hounslow (U. Sheffield), now postdoc, U. Sheffield

Rebecca Weeks (U. Sheffield), now postdoc at James Cook U.

Natasha Leaver (U. Sheffield), now school teacher

Former Undergraduate Students:

Cole West, now an Attorney in Nashville.

Abbie Percifield, now a doctoral student at Adler University

Amy Benefield, now a PhD student at U. Colorado.

Patrick McKenzie, now a PhD student at Columbia U.

Lindsey Transue, now a research assistant at Oak Ridge National Lab

Current Lab Members

Paul Armsworth
Margi Whitmore

Guest Researcher

Investigating movement of anadromous fishes to inform management decisions and conservation planning.

Lalasia Bialic-Murphy

Research Assistant Professor

Uses a combination of mathematical modeling, biostatistics, and economic analyses to addresses key ecological questions related to conservation biology, plant-environmental interactions, and public policy.

Diane Le Bouille

PhD Student

Using mathematical modeling to better understand and predict costs associated with protected areas and inform reserve design and selection.

Casey Richards

Undergraduate Student

Lab Manager in Armsworth lab. Studying Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at University of Tennessee - Knoxville.

Gengping Zhu


Integrating ecological niche model prediction with modern portfolio theory to optimize conservation investment in space and time.

Amanda Hyman

PhD Student

Exploring dual rate discounting in conservation.

Hyun Yoon

Graduate Student

Protective area selection and design

Former Technicians:

Lisette Cantu-Salazar (U. Sheffield), a researcher with the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology

Mark Parnell (U. Sheffield), now head of en:mapping, a GIS consultancy

Andrew Skinner (U. Sheffield)

Vera Borgwardt (U. Sheffield), now Master's student at U. Bangor

Jennifer Gilbert (U. Sheffield), now at Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust

Kerry Skelhorn (U. Sheffield)


The Armsworth Lab

@2017 Paul Armsworth

Last Update November 2018