Dr. Karen Mabry
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology
Postdoc (Behavioral Genetics): Miami University (OH)
PhD (Animal Behavior): University of California, Davis
MS (Ecology): University of Georgia
BS (Biological Sciences): Clemson University
Dr. Tina Wey
Postdoc: UC Davis
PhD (Biology): UCLA
BA (Biology): Rutgers
Tina is interested in variation in social behavior, social network approaches, animal personality/behavioral syndromes, and dispersal. Link to her webpage here.
MS (Environmental Studies): San Jose State University
BS (Wildlife): Humboldt State University
Gizelle is interested in the influences of urbanization and habitat fragmentation on small mammals, particularly how urbanization affects individual behavior, population genetic structure, and parasite load. She is currently working with populations of Merriam's kangaroo rat in and around Las Cruces, NM.
MA (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology): Columbia University
BS (Zoology): Miami University
Rebecca is interested in how environmental and social stress during early development affect later dispersal behavior.
BS (Biology): New Mexico State University
Dana is exploring the effects of previous habitat experience and individual variation in boldness on habitat preferences in brush mice.
BS (Biology): Grand Valley State University
Liberty is interested in interactions among Peromyscus species, and how small mammal community structure varies through time.
BS (Biology): University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Chris's MS research focuses on the influence of spatial variation in population density on individual dispersal decisions.
BS (Conservation Ecology): New Mexico State University
Kristen's MS research focuses on the interactions between small mammals and their predators, and how those interactions may influence state transitions from grassland to shrubland in the Chihuahuan Desert.
Co-advisors and collaborators: Dr. Brandon Bestelmeyer (USDA Jornada Experimental Range), Dr. Bob Schooley (University of Illinois).
Maria is a Conservation Ecology major and a MARC undergraduate research fellow. She is conducting research on the effects of rearing temperature on development, morphology, and the outcome of competitive interactions in dragonflies.
Co-advisors and collaborators: Dr. Shannon McCauley (University of Toronto), Dr. John Hammond (University of New Mexico)
Lindsey is a Biology major and a HHMI undergraduate research fellow. Her project focuses on the effects of population density on spatial genetic structure in Merriam's kangaroo rats.
MS (Biology): New Mexico State University
BS (Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology): University of California, Davis
Katie's MS research investigated the response of endangered salt marsh harvest mice to tidal influences in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Katie is currently a PhD student in Ecology at UC Davis.