Current Lab Members
Studying climate and land use changes on species distributions and biodiversity patterns and how these consequences can inform conservation and management actions
Exploration of biogeographical patterns and processes using ENM approaches. Currently, modeling the effect of climate and land use change on species in the central and southern Appalachians and in the Southeastern US more broadly
Using mathematical optimization to inform conservation efforts
Hyun Seok Yoon
Timing of acquisition of protected areas based on market condition; timescale and equilibrium of ecological and economic processes
Lab Manager in Armsworth lab. Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in ecology and evolutionary biology with a minor in climate change
Collecting data on vertebrate species range shifts in Appalachia to determine species movement influenced by climate change
Former Lab Members
Dr. Lalasia Bialic-Murphy, now a research assistant professor at U. Tennessee
Dr. Gengping Zhu, now a postdoc at Washington State U
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
Dr. Varsha Vijay, now Technical Director, Science-Based Targets Network
Dr. Xiangping Liu, now Assist. Prof., Texas State U
Former PhD Students:
Dr. Amanda Hyman, now Foreign Species Biologist, US FWS
Dr. Diane Le Bouille, now post-doctoral fellow, Texas Tech
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, now a PhD student at U. Freiburg
Chad Stachowiak, now District Wildlife Biologist, Monongahela National Forest
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
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)
Sarah Roth, now a PhD student at U Maryland