Smith Fellows
Class of 2004

2004 FellowsJacqualine Grant, Ph.D. Cornell University 2004
"Landscape approaches to preserving genetic diversity in fragmented habitats."
Mentors: Dr. Dave Theobald, NREL Colorado State University and Dr. Brian Smith, Black Hills State University

Joshua Lawler, Ph.D. Utah State University 2000
"Climate change and biodiversity: assessing conservation planning approaches in a changing climate".
Mentors: Dr. Andrew Blaustein, Oregon State University and Dr. Ronald Neilson, USFS

Cara Nelson, Ph.D. University of Washington 2004
"Evaluating prescribed fire as a tool for forest restoration: Implications for old-growth ponderosa pine mortality and vigor".
Mentor: Dr. James Agee, University of Washington

Julian Olden, Ph.D. Colorado State University 2004
"Conservation planning and prioritization for invasive species: forecasting invasions and their impacts in freshwater systems using process-based modeling".
Mentor: Dr. M. Jake Vander Zanden, University of Wisconsin

Brian Silliman, Ph.D. Brown University 2004
"Do top-down and bottom-up forces interact to cause massive die-off of southeastern salt marsh?".
Mentor: Dr. Emmett Duffy, College of William and Mary