Emily grew up in Maryland and pursued her BS at Long Island University in Marine Science. She then pursued a MS at Texas A&M University with Dr. Chris Marshall and a PhD at the University of California, Riverside with Dr. Tim Higham. She did postdoctoral work at Colorado State University with Dr. Cameron Ghalambor and was supported by a NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship. Emily is female and a first-generation PhD/academic. Pronouns: she/her
R.C. grew up around Austin, Texas and pursued his BS at Texas A&M University in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, with a concentration in Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Aquatic Ecosystems. His research interests include fish, evolution, and ecophysiology.
Outside of the lab he enjoys hiking, camping, and fishkeeping.
William is Biology major and Geology minor at Georgia Southern University. His research interests include riverine and marine ecology and he has a passion for conservation. In his free time he enjoys scuba diving, fishing and hunting, and loves exercising and working in the outdoors. In the future he would like to continue researching aquatic systems and hopes to have an impact in preserving ecosystems and their inhabitants.
Rachel is working toward her BS in Biology at ULL. She is assessing ecological factors affecting local populations of fishes.
Tanner is working toward a BS in Biology at ULL. As part of a scholarship award, he is working in the lab to help us get organized, assist with equipment, and assess ecological factors affecting local fish populations.
Patti is an undergraduate at the University of Pittsburgh and is participating in the Healthy Streams Healthy Coasts REU program at ULL during the summer 2021.