Research Staff

Research Staff

Research Professionals

Larry Bryan

Bryan, Larry 

Research Professional III

Vertebrate ecology, avian habitat use and contaminant uptake, threatened and endangered species conservation, contaminant uptake in aquatic species


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


Hamilton, Matthew

Research Professional II


R Kennamer

Kennamer, Robert

Research Professional I

Avian ecology, avian population ecology, and environmental contaminants

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, serves as Analytical Services Manager

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



Rakowski, Allison

Research Professional II

Wildlife ecology and management, spatial ecology, movement and population dynamics, anthropocentric disturbance or disturbances caused by humans

David Scott

Scott, David

Research Professional III

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

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


Research Assistants

Research Technicians


Fulghum, Christina


Korotasz, Alexis


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


Russell, Amelia

Broad research interests include applied conservation, wildlife ecology, anthropogenic effects on wildlife health and population dynamics, and herpetology; currently assisting with various projects, including the competition between raccoons and opossums for rabies vaccination bait, sequencing DNA from multiple species, and the husbandry of head-starting gopher tortoises



Strassburg, Matthew