Julie L. Lockwood, PhD
Professor
Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources
14 College Farm Road
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8525
848-932-9336
lockwood at aesop.rutgers.edu

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"Well I was raised up beneath the shade of a Georgia pine
And that's home you know
With sweet tea, pecan pie and homemade wine
Where the peaches grow" Chicken Fried, Zac Brown Band

Current Students


JEFFREY BROWN

PhD Candidate

Jeff is interested in the effectiveness and function of protected areas. He studies birds and arthropods to investigate how various factors (size, levels of light pollution, adjacent land use) impact the species that utilize protected areas. His research goal is to shape best practices for the creation and maintenance of conservation land.

ji3rown at gmail.com


ALEXANDREA SAFIQ

PhD Candidate

Alex's work aims to bridge the gap between ecology, culture, and policy formation. Currently, her research interests include conservation, mathematical modelling of ecosystems, and ecosystem-based management.

alexandrea.safiq at rutgers.edu    Website


Oliver Stringham

PhD Candidate

Oliver's research focuses on the impact of the exotic pet trade on vertebrate invasive species establishment.

oliverstringham at gmail.com

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Rob Ornelas

PhD Student

Rob uses distribution models and quantitative methods to predict the potential for introduction and establishment of invasive species.

robcrystalornelas at gmail.com

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RAFAEL VALENTIN

PhD Candidate

Rafael's research is focused on understanding invasion dynamics at large biogeographic and small local scales. He addresses the influence of transport and release on post-establishment evolution; the lowering of detection thresholds for agricultural insect pests using eDNA; and the global invasion pathways of a invasive insects.

rv242 at rci.rutgers.edu   Website

 


Alumni


Kevin Aagaard, PhD

Post-doctoral Research Associate, USGS Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, WI.

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Julian Avery, PhD

Senior Lecturer in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
Curator, Ecosystem Science and Management Natural History Collection, Penn State University

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Ben BaIser, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida

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Curtis Burkhalter, PhD

Research Scientist, National Audubon Society, CA.

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David La Puma, PhD

Director, New Jersey Audubon's Cape May Bird Observatory

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blake Mathys, phd

Assistant Professor of Environmental Science at Ohio Dominican University

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Alison Seigel Nurok, PhD

Associate in Biology Instruction, Middlebury College, VT

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Liba Pejchar, Phd

Associate Professor, Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology, Colorado State University

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Orin J. Robinson Jr., PhD

Postdoctoral Associate, Cornell Lab of Ornithology

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tom virzi, phd

Research Ecologist, Ecostudies Institute

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Former Postdocs


Rebecca Boulton, PhD

Founder 'RLB Ecology' 


phillip cassey, phd

Associate Professor in the School of Biological Sciences, The University of Adelaide

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JAMES GILROY, PHD

Postdoctoral Research Associate at School of Environmental
Sciences, University of East Anglia

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