Principal Investigator

Jason Fridley

Associate Professor
Department of Biology, Syracuse University
Co-director, Graduate Program
448 Life Sciences Complex 
phone 315-443-3098; fax 315-443-2012 
lab phone 315-443-8682

PhD 2002, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Curriculum Vitae

Senior Lab Personnel

Andrew Askew

Technical Director,
Buxton Climate Change Impacts Lab

PhD 2010, University of Sheffield

Graduate Students

Luka Negoita

PhD candidate

BA 2011, College of the Atlantic

Elise Hinman

PhD candidate

BS 2011, University of California - Davis

Kelsey Martinez

PhD candidate

MS 2014, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

Alex Ebert

PhD student, co-advised with Doug Frank

BA 2011, Vanderbilt University

Victoria Hull

MS student, co-advised with Doug Frank

BA 2014, Hamilton College

Lab Alumni

Insu Jo

PhD 2015, Effects of plant invasions on ecosystem processes: linking above- and below-ground resource-use strategies
(co-advised with Doug Frank) 

J. Mason Heberling

PhD 2015, Functional traits and resource-use strategies of native and invasive plants in Eastern North American forests

Mark Lesser

Postdoc, 2012-2014
Gradient ecology of Great Smoky Mountains National Park in a global change context

Andrew Siefert

PhD 2014, Intraspecific trait variation and community assembly in old-field grasslands 
(co-advised with Mark Ritchie)

Catherine Ravenscroft

PhD 2013, Local adaptation to climate change in a calcareous grassland system


Josh Lynn

BS 2013, Latitudinal variation in herbivory intensity in Solidago altissima

 Diamond Nwaeze 
 Alice Fox
 Mara McPartland    
 John Wiley               
 REU student, Succession Project, 2015
 Technician, Succession Project, 2015
 Technician, Succession Project, 2014
 Technician, Succession Project, 2014
 Jeff Chieppa
 Emily Pipher    
 Technician, Succession Project, 2012
 Lead Tech, Succession Project, 2012
 Steve Anderson                       Technician, 2010-2011
 Paulette Lloyd  Undergrad thesis student (ESF), 2010
 Robert Ramos  Undergrad thesis student, 2009
 Steve Maheux  Undergrad thesis student, 2009
 Rachel Suhl  Undergrad thesis student, 2008
 Alaa Craddock                          Lab director, 2006-2011