Aquatic and Terrestrial Beetle Ecology
Developing Sampling Technology
Current Graduate Students:
Casey LeMay Brennan - MNS (current) Fire effects on the Formicidae Assemblage at Fults Hill Prairie Nature Preserve in Illinois.
Nick Wehner - MNS (current) Annual Changes in the Aquatic Beetle Assemblages Associated With Submerged Rootmats of the Whitewater River, Missouri
Korey A. P. Byers - Survey of the Curculionidae in White Rock Nature Preserve, Monroe County, Illinois: With Notes on Plant Associations
Ben Kist - Comparison of the Carrion Beetle Assemblages in Sandstone Glades, Pine Woodlands, Oak Woodlands and Old Field Recovery Sites at Hawn State Park, Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri
Christa Wisniewski - Survey of the Insect Pollinators on Puerto Rican Species in the Family Piperaceace
Andrew Braun - Floristic Survey of Horton Farm Conservation Area, Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri
Previous Graduate Students:
Stephanie C. Bartel - M.S.(2002 Sul Ross State University) - Establishment of Reference Springs in Big Bend National Park, Texas.
Kaylin Winthers – M.S. (2002 Sul Ross State University) Taxonomic survey of the aquatic Heteroptera in the Trans-Pecos region of Texas.
Kara Gerbert – M.S. (2002 Sul Ross State University) non-thesis.
M. Anthony Maupin - MNS(2008) Survey of the Insect Community in Giant Cane Stands (Arundinaria gigantea) in Southeast Missouri
Emily Baker - MNS (2009) A Comparison of Two types of Leaf Litter Control on the Herbacious Plant Community in a Forest System.