Research Staff

Research Staff

Research Professionals


Buhlmann, Kurt

Senior Research Associate

Life history and evolutionary ecology of herpetofauna, and application to conservation and habitat management; upland habitat needs of seasonal wetlands herpetofauna; effects of land management; reintroduction methods; global turtle conservation

Dean Fletcher

Fletcher, Dean

Research Professional III

Ecology and reproductive biology of stream fishes, stream disturbance assessment and restoration, disturbance histories of upper coastal plain streams, and GIS applications in stream assessments

Judy Greene

Greene, Judith

Research Professional I

Population dynamics and ecology of freshwater turtles; natural history and conservation of reptiles and amphibians; biodiversity of isolated wetlands; maintenance of historical and long term data sets

R Kennamer

Kennamer, Robert

Research Professional I

Avian ecology, avian population ecology, and environmental contaminants


Kupferman, Caitlin

Research Professional II, serves as Research Coordinator for the Beasley lab 

Research interests include carnivore ecology, conservation, and anthropogenic effects on wildlife


Laird, Michael

Laboratory/Research Technician II


L Lee

Lee, Linda 

Research Professional III

Botany, plant ecology, wetlands, habitat management and restoration, rare plant conservation


A Lindell

Lindell, Angela 

Research Professional III, Analytical Services Manager

Recent research projects focused on contaminant bioaccumulation in aquatic macroinvertebrates and biogeochemistry of constructed wetlands



Logan, Christina

Research Professional II, Lab Manager for the Seaman Lab

David Scott

Scott, David

Research Professional III

Amphibian ecology, amphibian use of isolated wetlands, ecological risk analysis, K-12 science outreach


Skaggs, Jonathon

Research Professional II, Lab Manager for DeVault Lab

Investigating the effects of environmental change on freshwater systems, landscape ecology, and conservation ecology

Paul Stankus

Stankus, Paul 

Research Professional I

Provide field and lab support to a number of researchers studying effects of heavy metals on biota in disturbed streams and retention ponds. The various research projects target effects on organisms ranging from microbes to macroinvertebrates



Toledo, Fabio Henrique S. F.

Research Professional II

Investigating silviculture, soil-plant-atmosphere interactions, tree water use efficiency, forest nutrition and fertilization, and nutrient cycling in forests


Research Assistants

Research Technicians


Brown, Marley


Mason, Marilyn

Maintaining and propagating the medaka culture, operating the Low Dose Irradiation Facility, and assisting with contaminant studies that use medaka as a model organism; research interest include ecology and environmental toxicology


Peck, Erin



Spivey, Erin


Strassburg, Matthew