Former Graduate Students

Current Positions

Jill B. K. Leonard, Ph.D., Department of Biology, 1997

Professor, Northern Michigan University , Marquette, MI

Joseph D. Zydlewski, Ph.D., Department of Biology, 1998

Research Fish Biologist, Assistant Unit Leader, Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research, USGS

Professor, University of Maine, Orono, ME

Ryan A. Pelis, M.S., Organismic & Evolutionary Biology, 2000

Assistant Professor, Binghamton University State University of New York, Binghamton, NY

Darren T. Lerner, Ph.D., Organismic & Evolutionary Biology, 2006

Director, Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program, University of Hawaii, Manoa, HI

Katherine Nieves-Puigdoller, Ph.D., Organismic & Evolutionary Biology, 2007

Postdoctoral Fellow, Amherst College, MA

Michelle Y. Monette, Ph.D., Organismic & Evolutionary Biology, 2007

Assistant Professor, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT


Luke R. Iwanowicz, Ph.D., Department of Natural Resources Conservation, 2008

Research Biologist, USGS Leetown Science Center, WV


Joseph G. Chadwick, M.Sc., Organismic & Evolutionary Biology, 2012

Ciaran Shaughnessy, Ph.D., Organismic & Evolutionary Biology, 2019

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Pediatrics, National Jewish Health, Denver, CO 

Visiting Scientists

Luis Vargas-Chacoff  

Associate Professor, Universidad Austral de Chile, Chile

Sigurd Stefansson  

Professor, University of Bergen, Norway

Björn Thrandur Björnsson  

Professor, University of Gothenburg, Sweden


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