Marko J. Spasojevic
Ph.D. 2010 University of California Irvine, Irvine CA. School of Biological Sciences. Dissertation: “Species, trait, and phylogenetic associations in the alpine tundra: insights into the processes that affect community composition”. Advisor: Dr. Katharine N. Suding
B.S. 2004 University of Washington, Seattle WA. Major: Biology (Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation)
A.S. 2002 Shoreline Community College, Seattle WA.
Research Interests: Community assembly, Plant functional traits, Biogeography, Global change, Plant-Soil interactions, Plant hemiparasites.
B.S. Catholic University of Ecuador, (Spanish: Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador) Quito, EC. School of Biological Sciences, 2011
M.Sc. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI. School for Environment and Sustainability. Focus: Conservation Ecology, 2015
Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin. Department of Geography and the Environment. Dissertation: Land-use transitions in Andean highlands: Ecological and socioeconomic perspectives on landscape restoration, Advisor: Dr. Kenneth Young. 2022
Research Interests: Biogeography, Community Ecology, Climate change, Conservation ecology, Ecological restoration, Environmental justice, Tropical alpine environments
B.S. 2013 Biology, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz CA.
Research Interests: Community Ecology, Biogeography, and Global Change Biology
Magda Argueta Guzman
Co-advised with Quinn McFrederick
B.S. 2014. Biology, The Autonomous Metropolitan University from Mexico City (Spanish: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Xochimilco, Ciudad de México)
M.S. 2017. M. S., The National Autonomous University of Mexico (Spanish: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, UNAM).
Research Interests: Community ecology, Biogeography, Species interactions, Pollinators and their associated microbes
Ariana Firebaugh Ornelas
Co-advised with Loralee Larios
B.A. Biology, 2018 B.A. Environmental Science
Research Interests: Community assembly, Coexistence, Plant functional traits, and Environmental filtering
B.A. 2018 Honors Environmental Biology, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
Research Interests: Alpine ecology, Community ecology, Biogeography, and Global change biology
M.S. 2018 Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
B.S. 2015 Environmental Plant Science, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO
Research Interests: Community Ecology, Arid Ecosystems, and Global Change Biology
B.S. 2011 Biology, (minors in Chemistry and Environmental Science) Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem N.C.
Research Interests: Community Ecology, Species distributions, and Global Change Biology
B.S. In progress University of California Riverside, Riverside, CA. Major: Biology, Minor: Computer Science
Research Interests: pollinator and plant species distributions, species interactions, and spatial patterns
B.S. University of California Riverside, Riverside, CA. Major: Biology, 2022