The Interfaces of Global Change IGEP welcomes nine new Ph.D. Fellows in Spring 2022
January 26, 2022
January 18, 2022
The Interfaces of Global Change IGEP welcomes nine new Ph.D. fellows in Spring 2022. The incoming cohort reflects the disciplinary diversity of the Global Change Center, representing seven different departments and six colleges across the VT campus!
SCHOOL OF PLANT AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
Working with Drs. Brian Badgley & Jacob Barney
Research interests: Agroecology, sustainable agriculture, plant-microbe-soil interactions.
Working with Dr. Kendra Sewell
Research interests: Behavioral ecology, behavioral neurobiology, neuroendocrinology, ecophysiology.
FOREST RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
Working with Dr. Michael Sorice
Research interests: Co-management and community-based management of natural resources, use of common resources, local populations, protected areas.
ENVIRONMENTAL AND WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING
Working with Dr. John Little
Research interests: Systems modeling, hydrology, software framework, uncertainty, system dynamics, interdependencies.
Working with Dr. Cayelan Carey
Research interests: Limnology, aquatic biogeochemistry, organic carbon cycling, drinking water quality.
SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
Working with Dr. Todd Schenk
Research interests: Human-wildlife conflict, conservation social science, anti-poaching, cross-cultural research.
BIOMEDICAL AND VETERINARY SCIENCES
Working with Dr. Ryan Calder
Research interests: Public health, environmental health, policy-making, decarbonization, renewable energy systems, artificial intelligence.
Working with Dr. Meryl Mimms
Research interests: Bioacoustic monitoring, effects of climate change on freshwater organisms, applied conservation science.
Working with Dr. Sally Entrekin
Research interests: Aquatic entomology, macroinvertebrate response to human and environmental stressors, traits-based approaches.