Lab Members


Jacob Socolar, Post-doctoral Researcher
Jacob’s research focuses on the spatio-temporal ecology of North American birds in the context of global change



Valerie Steen, Post-doctoral Researcher
Valerie is investigating the distributions and biodiversity of birds in the context of breeding bird atlases





Manette Sandor, PhD student
Manette is studying climate change impacts on fleshy-fruited plants and the birds that disperse them



Austin Spence, PhD student
Austin is researching physiological limitations to geographic distributions in hummingbirds




Andrew Stillman, PhD student
Andrew is investigating the ecology of post-fire avian specialists




Genevieve Nuttall, MS student
Genevieve is interested in how environmental change affects plumage pigmentation in birds



Kathryn Weeks
, MS student
Kathryn is interested in large North American carnivores’ ability to behaviorally adapt to close human proximity




Nick Russo, Honors BS student
Nick is studying the dispersal of the invasive hemlock woolly adelgid by birds



Sadie Rumsey, Honors BS student
Sadie is using historical citizen science time series to study bird phenology


For a complete list of collaborators and co-authors,
see Google Scholar or ResearchGate