Brudvig Lab Alumni


Becky Barak (2017-19). Currently Conservation Scientist, Chicago Botanic Garden.

Jonathan Bauer (2015-18). Currently Assistant Professor, Miami-Ohio University.

Tyler Bassett (2017-18). Currently Botanist, Michigan Natural Features Inventory.

Nash Turley (2014-17). Currently postdoc at University of Central Florida.

Emily Grman (2011-14). Currently Assistant Professor, Eastern Michigan University.

John Herrmann (2011-14).

Joe Veldman (2010-14). Currently Assist Professor, Texas A&M University.

Chris Habeck (2010-12). Currently Associate Professor, Kutztown University.

Brett Mattingly (2010-12). Currently Associate Professor, Eastern Connecticut State University.

Graduate Students

Anna Funk, Ph.D., 2018. Planting year conditions shape community assembly in restored prairie communities.

Chad Zirbel, Ph.D., 2018. Interpreting variation in restoration outcomes: Functional traits shape community assembly and ecosystem functioning.

Dani Fegan. M.S., 2015. The effects of agricultural legacies and contemporary restoration on seed rain in longleaf pine woodlands.

Plant Biology Senior Capstone Research Projects

Aidan Pace (2020). Effects of restoration age on granivory rates and granivore preferences

Andrew Borin (2017). Competition between prairie herbs and Panicum capillare (witchgrass).

Meg Kargul (2017). Effects of habitat fragmentation and corridors on herbivory and performance of Carphephorus bellidifolius. Bessey Award for Outstanding Undergraduate in Plant Biology.

Mary Linabury (2017). Seed predation during first year prairie restorations.

Carrie Barker (2015). The effects of soil from different land-use histories on plant growth. Bessey Award for Outstanding Undergraduate in Plant Biology.

Samantha Stockwell (2014). Comparing vegetative characteristics, butterfly distributions, and interrelated correlations across various habitat types and restoration treatments.

Alisha Fischer (2013). Effect of agricultural land-use legacies and restoration efforts on seed rain. Bessey Award for Outstanding Undergraduate in Plant Biology.

Westley Wallace (2011).  Gall formation and seed production on Solidago altissima in response to habitat fragmentation.