Principal Investigator


Jason Fridley

Professor
Department of Biology 
Syracuse University
448 Life Sciences Complex 
phone 315-443-3098; fax 315-443-2012 
lab phone 315-443-7610 
fridley@syr.edu

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


Senior Lab Personnel




K. Alice Lindsay

Lab manager

MS 2011, Cornell University





Robert Griffin-Nolan

Postdoc

PhD 2019, Colorado State


Graduate Students




Alex Ebert

PhD candidate, co-advised with Doug Frank

BA 2011, Vanderbilt University



Victoria Hull

MS student, co-advised with Doug Frank

BA 2014, Hamilton College




Julie LeVonne

PhD student

BS 2018, SUNY Potsdam




Jordan Stark

MS student

BA 2015, Skidmore College



Lab Alumni



Andrew Askew

Technical Director
Buxton Climate Change Impacts Lab

PhD 2010, University of Sheffield



Luka Negoita

PhD 2018, The effect of plant dispersal on ecosystem function




Elise Hinman

PhD 2018, Survival in the forest understory: resilience and resistance to damage in native and invasive woody plants




Kelsey Martinez

PhD 2018, Comparative ecophysiology of native and invasive plants across populations, species, and continents




Insu Jo

PhD 2015, Effects of plant invasions on ecosystem processes: linking above- and belowground resource-use strategies of native and invasive species in Eastern U.S. forests
(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
PhD 2019, University of New Mexico


 Fang Bao
 Noelle Stevens
 Lauren Woolhiser
 Deliang Kong 
 Matt Barni
 Dave Atkins
 Diamond Nwaeze 
 Alice Fox
 Mara McPartland    
 John Wiley               
 Visiting scholar, 2018-19
 REU student, 2019
 Undergrad thesis student, 2017-18

 Visting scholar, 2017-18
 REU student, 2017
 REU student, 2017
 REU student, 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