Meet Our Graduate Students

oak leafAmber Agnew
Degree: MS
Advisor: Dr. Witharana
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Email: amber.agnew@uconn.edu

faceAnika Agrawal
Degree: PhD
Advisor: Dr. Brandt
Topic: Selenium and Mercury transfer in Coastal Food Webs
Email: anika.agrawal@uconn.edu

oak leafNellie Amosi
Degree: PhD
Advisor: Dr. Anyah
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Email: nellie.amosi@uconn.edu

faceBrandon Alveshere
Degree: PhD
Advisor: Dr. Fahey
Topic: Effects of Disturbance and Management on Forest Canopy Structure
Email: brandon.alveshere@uconn.edu

oak leafElana Berlin
Degree: MS
Advisor: Dr. C. Rittenhouse
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Email: elana.berlin@uconn.edu

Levon Bigelow Jr.
Degree: MS
Advisor: Dr. Fahey
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Email: levon.bigelow@uconn.edu

BischoffKathryn Bischoff
Degree: MS
Advisor: Dr. T. Rittenhouse
Topic: Population Dynamics of Introduced and Native Cottontails
Email: kathryn.bischoff@uconn.edu

oak leafAlaina Bisson
Degree: MS
Advisor: Dr. Helton
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Email: alaina.bisson@uconn.edu

faceAmanda Bunce
Degree: PhD
Advisor: Dr. Fahey
Topic: Tree Biomechanics and Silviculture for Climate Change
Email: amanda.bunce@uconn.edu

faceJacob Cabral
Degree: MS
Advisor: Dr. Morzillo
Topic: Human Dimensions of Forest Management
Email: jacob.cabral@uconn.edu

ChristopherChristopher Cane
Degree: MS
Advisor: Dr. Laura Cisneros
Topic: Human Dimensions of Natural Resources and the Environment
Email: christopher.cane@uconn.edu

oak leafAcima Cherian
Degree: PhD
Advisor: Dr. Ortega
Topic: Population Ecology of African Civets (Civettictis civetta)
Email: acima.cherian@uconn.edu

Nicholas Cranmer
Degree: MS
Advisor: Dr. Fahey
Topic: Biomechanics and tree crown structural characteristics
Email: nicholas.cranmer@uconn.edu

oak leafEmlyn Crocker
Degree: MS
Advisor: Dr. Morzillo
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Email: emlyn.crocker@uconn.edu

faceMari Cullerton
Degree: MS
Advisor: Dr. Zhu
Topic: Remote Sensing of Solar Photovoltaics and Understory VegetationĀ 
Email: mari.cullerton@uconn.edu

oak leafAlexander Drift
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Email: alexander.drift@uconn.edu

oak leafAbigail Dunn
Degree: MS
Advisor: Dr. Morzillo
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Email: abigail.dunn@uconn.edu

faceJillian Dyer
Degree: MS
Advisor: Dr. Fahey
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Email: jillian.dyer@uconn.edu

faceLaura Dykstra
Degree: MS
Advisor: Dr. T. Rittenhouse
Topic: Mallard Hen Movements and Reproduction
Email: laura.dykstra@uconn.edu

oak leafRaul Flamenco
Degree: PhD
Advisor: Dr. Brandt
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Email: raul.flamenco@uconn.edu

oak leafPeter Grundy
Degree: MS
Advisor: Dr. Vokoun
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Email: peter.grundy@uconn.edu

Danielle HareDanielle Hare
Degree: PhD
Advisor: Dr. Helton
Topic: Carbon Processing in Stream Ecosystems
Email: danielle.hare@uconn.edu

oak leafJason Hawley
Degree: PhD
Advisor: Dr. T. Rittenhouse
Topic: Bobcat habitat Selection Movement
Email: jason.hawley@uconn.edu

oak leafFalu Hong
Degree: PhD
Advisor: Dr. Zhu
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Email: faluhong@uconn.edu

JanisAlec Janis
Degree: MS
Advisor: Dr. Dietz
Topic: Behavior and Motivation of Well Water Testing
Email: alec.janis@uconn.eduĀ 

Durga Joshi
Degree: PhD
Advisor: Dr. Witharana
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Email: durga.joshi@uconn.edu

oak leafLaura Kelly
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Email: laura.kelly@uconn.edu

Sarah Klionsky
Degree: PhD
Advisor: Dr. Lawrence
Topic: Wetland Restoration on Retired Cranberry Farms
Email: sarah.klionsky@uconn.edu

faceMadeline Kollegger
Degree: PhD
Advisor: Dr. Helton
Topic: Coastal Restoration
Email: madeline.kollegger@uconn.edu

oak leafYogesh Kumar
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Email: yogesh.kumar@uconn.edu

SamanthaSamantha Lewis
Degree: MS
Advisor: Dr. Ortega
Topic: Ecology of Eastern Coyotes
Email: samantha.m.lewis@uconn.edu

oak leafKevin Li
Degree: MS
Advisor: Dr. Knighton
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Email: kevin.j.li@uconn.edu

oak leafTian Li
Degree: PhD
Advisor: Dr. Zhu
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Email: tianli@uconn.edu

manosElias Manos
Degree: MS
Advisor: Dr. Witharana
Topic: Deep learning applications in remote sensing of the Arctic
Email: elias.manos@uconn.edu

faceDavis Manshardt
Degree: PhD
Advisor: Dr. Kirchhoff
Topic: Water System Climate Adaptation & Resilience
Email: davis.manshardt@uconn.edu

Sarah Manstan
Degree: MS
Advisor: Dr. Vokoun
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Email: sarah.manstan@uconn.edu

faceMaddy Meadows-McDonnell
Degree: PhD
Advisor: Dr. Lawrence
Topic: Carbon Sequestration in Salt Marshes
Email: mmeadowsmcdonnell@uconn.edu

Eric MooreEric Moore
Degree: PhD
Advisor: Dr. Helton
Topic: Biogeochemistry of Groundwater and Surface Water Interactions
Email: eric.m.moore@uconn.edu

faceKaren More
Degree: MS
Advisor: Dr. Ortega
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Email: karen.more@uconn.edu

PoudelSandeep Poudel
Degree: MS
Advisor: Dr. Knighton
Topic: Flood Risk Analysis using Socio-Hydrological Modeling
Email: sandeep.poudel@uconn.edu

faceJoshua Snarski
Degree: PhD
Advisor: Dr. Knighton
Topic: Hydrological Modeling and Agricultural BMPs
Email: joshua.snarski@uconn.edu

MatthewMatthew Sobota
Degree: PhD
Advisor: Dr. Knighton
Topic: Hydrological Modeling
Email: matthew.sobota@uconn.edu

oak leafKexin Song
Degree: PhD
Advisor: Dr. Zhu
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Email: kexin.song@uconn.edu

faceChristopher Sullivan
Degree: PhD
Advisor: Dr. Vokoun
Topic: Trout Movement and Thermal Refuge Use
Email: christopher.j.sullivan@uconn.edu

oak leafTianhua Wang
Degree: MS
Advisor: Dr. Meyer
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Email: tianhua.wang@uconn.edu

oak leafHarshana Wedagedara
Degree: MS
Advisor: Dr. Witharana
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Email: harshana.wedagedara@uconn.edu

faceIsabelle Zaffetti
Degree: MS
Advisor: Dr. Meyer
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Email: isabelle.zaffetti@uconn.edu

ChloeChloe Zampetti
Degree: MS
Advisor: Dr. Brandt
Topic: Mercury and Selenium Interactions in Fish and Seafood
Email: chloe.zampetti@uconn.edu

oak leafJinghang Zhou
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Email: jinghang.zhuo@uconn.edu