Faculty

G. Matt Davies, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor of Soil and Plant Community Restoration

P. Charles Goebel, Ph.D. - Professor of Forest Ecosystem Restoration and Forest Ecology (and Assistant Director, School of Environment and Natural Resources)

David M. Hix, Ph.D. - Professor of Silviculture and Forest Ecology

Technical Staff

Jack McGowan-Stinski (Program Manager, Lake States Fire Science Consortium)

Current Graduate Students

Erin Andrew (M.S. Student; SENR) - Ground-flora compositional changes over two decades in southeastern Ohio (advised by D. Hix)

Jim Palus (M.S. Student; SENR) - The influence of landscape position on forest change in southeastern Ohio (advised by C. Goebel)

Sarah Rose (Ph.D. Student; SENR) - Ecology and successional dynamics of forest spider communities following natural disturbances in forest ecosystems (advised by C. Goebel)

Ryan Vogel (M.S. Student; SENR) - To be determined (advised by C. Goebel)

Current Honors and Undergraduate Research Students

Carrie Ewing - School of Environment & Natural Resources, The Ohio State University

Haley Surckla - School of Environment & Natural Resources, The Ohio State University

Lab Alumni

Dr. Katie H. Costigan (Post-Doctoral Researcher) - Currently Assistant Professor, Univeristy of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA.

Dr. Igor Drobyshev (Post-Doctoral Researcher) - Currently a researcher at the Lake Duparquet Research Station, University of Quebec (La Forêt d’enseignement et de recherche du lac Duparquet (FERLD) and Swedish Agricultural University (SLU), Alnarp, Sweden.

Dr. Jessica Miesel(Post-Doctoral Researcher) - Currently Assistant Professor of Applied Forest Ecology and Management, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

Dr. Kathryn L. Holmes (Post-doctoral Researcher, Ph.D. Student, and M.S. Student) - Currently working at home, writing manuscripts, and raising a family.

Dr. Priscilla Nyamai (Post-doctoral Researcher and Ph.D. Student) - Currently an Assistant Professor at Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

Dr. Arthur E.L. Morris (Post-doctoral Researcher and Ph.D. Student) - Currently an Independent Research Consultant with Aldecology (Salt Lake City, UT) and Adjunct Instructor with BYU-Idaho.

Dr. Katherine L. Martin (Ph.D. Student) - Currently an Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.

Dr. Bruce P. Allen (Ph.D. Student) - Currently a Research Fellow with the New Hampshire Division of Forests and Lands in Hillsborough, NH.

Dr. Charles W. Goss(Post-doctoral Researcher and Ph.D. Student) - Currently a Research Scientist at Washington University, St. Louis, MO.

Dr. Gary W. Graham (Ph.D. Student) - Currently a Natural Resources Extension Specialist, Ohio State University Extension Center, Wooster, OH.

Stephanie Colwell (M.S. Student) - Currently a Forestry Instructor at Hocking College, Nelsonville, OH.

Keely Davidson-Bennett (M.S. Student; ESGP) - Currently an intern with Columbus MetroParks, Columbus, OH.

Ed Ingman (M.S. Student; ESGP) - Currently the Dean of Academics with the Charles School at Ohio Dominican University in Columbus, OH.

Tom Macy (M.S. Student) - Currently the Forest Health Program Administrator with the Ohio DNR Division of Forestry.

Ellie Monarch (M.S. Student; SENR) - Currently research technician with US Forest Service.

Paul Nelson (M.S. Student)- Currently research assistant Michigan State University.

Natalie R. Pinheiro (M.S. Student) - Currently working as an Associate with ENVIRON, an environmental consulting firm in Dublin, OH.

Carrie Rasik (M.S. Student) - Currently a technician with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Columbus, OH.

John Reinier (M.S. Student; SENR) - Currently a Wetlands Ecologist for Cleveland Metro Parks.

Beth Renner (MENR Student; SENR) - Currently a Nature Center Attendant with Highbanks Metro Park, Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks.

Stephen G. Rist (M.S. Student and Research Associate) - Currently a forester with the Ohio Division of Forestry in Athens, OH.

Marie E. Semko-Duncan (Research Associate) - Retired after 25+ years of service to OARDC.

Heather Whitman (M.S. Student) - Currently an instructor at Grand Valley State Univeristy, Allendale, MI.

Thomas C. Wyse (M.S. Student) - Currently a forester with the Living Forest Cooperative in Ashalnd, WI.

Robert Denney - Currently an FIA Forester with the Florida Forest Service.

Robert "Zeke" Ziel, B.S. - Formerly Program Manager for the Lake States Fire Science Consortium.