Lab Alumni

Brittany Allen

MS Thesis: Effects of the Urban Heat Island on Small Mammal body condition (Dec 2021)

Cheyenne Herzog

MS Thesis: Carnivore Activity and Interactions in Riparian Forests of Southeastern Arizona (Dec 2019)

Sidney Riddle

MS Thesis: Effects of aridification and mesquite encroachment on riparian herpetofauna of the lower San Pedro River (Dec 2018)

Lauren Jackson

BS Thesis: Difference in ectoparasite loads in whiptail lizards with sexual modes and from native and non-native habitats (July 2017)

Biological Sci Technician, USDA Forest Service

Tiffany Sprague

MS Thesis: Microhabitat and movement assessment for northern Mexican gartersnakes (Thamnophis eques megalops) at Bubbling Ponds Hatchery, Arizona (May 2017)

Linkedin: Field Institute Manager at McDowell Sonoran Conservancy


Riley Andrade

MS Thesis: Response of waterbird communities to habitat and landscape structure along an urban gradient in Phoenix, Arizona (May 2016)

Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Illinois. Webpage.


Shaneen Beebe

MS Applied Project: Heavy metal trends in feathers from Burrowing Owls in New Mexico (May 2016)

Linkedin: Project Manager at Envirosure Solutions


Brett Montgomery

Photo by Charlie Leight/ASU News

Barrett Honor’s Thesis: Wildlife strikes at airports

Linkedin: Native Trout and Chub Specialist at Arizona Game and Fish Department

Linda Ramirez

MS Applied Project: Wildlife inventory of Rancho Del Cielo, Vail, AZ (May 2015)




Kent Mosher

MS Thesis: Herpetofauna community responses to saltcedar biological control and riparian restoration along a Mojave Desert stream (Dec 2014)

Fish Biologist at Bureau of Reclamation

Aaron Switalski

MS Thesis: Effects of artificial water sources on small mammal communities (May 2013)

Wildlife Biologist, Cecil D. Andrus Wildlife Management Area, Idaho Department of Fish & Game



Andy Bridges

MS Thesis: Sonoran desert tortoise (Gopherus morafkai) growth and juvenile habitat selection at a long-term study site in central Arizona (Dec 2012)

Wildlife Biologist, Petrified Forest National Park

Danny Nielsen

MS Thesis: Effects of saltcedar on population structure and habitat utilization of the Common Side-blotched Lizard (May 2011)

PhD Candidate in Biology at University of Nevada, Reno

Melanie Banville

MS Thesis: Herpetofauna and riparian microhabitat of urban and wildland reaches along the Salt River, Arizona (May 2011)

Organic farmer and business owner