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                                      Graduate Students

My students:

Current graduate students

  • Mr. Alfredo Montoya.  Master’s research project topic:  Morphologic variation in the gray-footed chipmunk (Tamias canipes).  Expected May 2008
          ° More about Alfredo
  • Mr. Gerrad Jones.  Master’s thesis topic:  Mammals of Padre Island National Seashore, Texas.  Expected May 2008.
          ° More about Gerrad
  • Mr. Martin Moses.  Master’s thesis topic:  A spatially explicit metapopulation model of banner-tailed kangaroo rats to prioritize areas for desert grassland conservation.  (co-advised with Gary Roemer).  Expected December 2009.


Completed graduate students

  • Ms. Christina Wampler.  Master’s thesis title:  Effects of fuels reduction treatments on mammals in a southwestern mixed coniferous forest.   May 2007.
  • Mr. Jason Malaney.  Master’s thesis title:  Distribution, habitat characteristics, and population demographics of snowshoe hare (Lepus americanus) at the extreme southern edge of its geographic range.  Eastern New Mexico University.  December 2003.
  • Mr. Andrew Hope.  Master's thesis title:  Island biogeography:  Focal species models and their implications for system level relationships.  Eastern New Mexico University.  May 2002.
  • Ms. Beth Bonham.  Master's in Environmental Education.  Eastern New Mexico University.  May 2000.


Graduate committees

  • Mr. Stanley Fields.  Master’s thesis title:  Ability of western diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox) and prairie rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis viridis) to discern the presence of a potential predator based on chemical cues.  ENMU.  December 2001
  • Mr. Timothy Frey.  Non-thesis Master’s: Applied Ecology.  ENMU. May 2002
  • Ms. Verity Mathis.  Master’s thesis title: Conservation genetics of banner-tailed kangaroo rats (Dipodomys spectabilis): a molecular ecology perspective.  New Mexico State University.  Summer 2006.
  • Ms. Arlys Finch.  Master’s thesis topic.  Sequencing of Star protein in the endangered Pecos gambusia.  Eastern New Mexico University.  December 2006.

  • Ms. Dolly Crawford.  Master’s thesis topic.  Phylogeography of the long-tailed vole: evidence from molecular data and coalescence theory.  University of New Mexico.  Expected May 2009.

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