Recent Alums

Nicholas Synes
Postdoctoral Researcher (2016-2017)

Research Interests:
Ecological modelling, Species distribution modelling, Individual-based modelling, Geographic Information Science

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Current Location: London, UK

Julie Ripplinger
Ph.D. December 2015 

Research Interests: Plant community ecology. Landscape ecology. Anthropogenic disturbance in communities. Resilience in social-ecological systems. Long-term plant community dynamics

Current Position: Post-doctoral scholar, Professor Darrel Jenerette, UC-Riverside

Pep Serra Diaz

VALE post-doctoral research associate 2013-2015

Research Interests:
Biodiversity Distribution. Species Distribution Models. Human-Natural interactions. 

Current email:

Bray Beltran
Masters of Science, Biology, 2012

Current Position:
Bray J. Beltrán | Spatial Ecologist
Five Valleys Land Trust | Heart of the Rockies Initiative
120 Hickory St. Suite B | Missoula, MT. 59801

Effects of Climate Change and Urban Development on the Distribution and Conservation of Vegetation in a Mediterranean Type Ecosystem

Jennifer (Carlson) James
Masters of Arts, Geography, 2014 

Current Position: 
ORISE Internship, Environmental Protections Agency
Arlington, VA

Thesis: Impact of climate change on plant communities in the Santa Monica Mountains, California

Yang-ting (Vicky) Liau
Masters of Arts, Geography, 2014 

Thesis: Environmental gradient segmentation to delineate tree stands