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Katilyn (Katie) V. Beidler
B.S. Biology, College of Charleston
Advisor: Dr. Seth Pritchard
Research Interests: structure and function of fine root systems, below-ground decomposition, the carbon cycle and plant ecology
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Link to personal website/research:
Dr. Pritchard's webpage
Alexander Braud
B.S. in Geography with a minor in Oceanography & Coastal Sciences; B.A. in Liberal Arts with a concentration in Disaster Science & Management with a minor in Business Administration Louisiana State University
Program: MES/MPA
Advisor: Dr. Norm Levine
Research Interests: Coastal Management, Urban Planning, Natural Hazards, Disaster Resilience
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Sarah Byce
B.S., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Richmond
Program: PCMI
Research Interests: Peace Corps; Coral Reefs; Sustainable Agriculture
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Corey Callihan
B.A. Economics, Colorado College
Program: MES
Research Interests: Sustainable agriculture, food systems, sustainable business development, resource economics, fisheries management
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Amanda Corll
B.S. Biology, Brenau University
Program: MES
Advisor: Dr. Tim Callahan
Research Interests:Coastal processes and ecology
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Lucy Davis 
B.S. Environmental Science, Georgetown College
Program: MES and MPA 
Advisor: Wayne McFee
Research Interests: Anthropogenic effects on the environment, environmental contaminants, age-of-sexual maturity in female bottlenose dolphins
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Kathryn (Katie) Ellis
B.S. Biological Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech
Program: MES
Advisor:Dr. Callahan
Research Interests:Stormwater treatment, low impact development, green infrastructure, native plants, wetlands
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Brian Elmore
B.S., Biological Sciences, Clemson University
Program: PCMI
Research Interests: Peace Corps
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Mimi (Michelle) Franco
B.S. in Marine Psychobiology, University of New England
Program: MES
Advisor: Marie Delorenzo, NOAA/NOS
Research Interests: Chemical contaminants in waterways. Specifically the effects of crude oil and oil dispersants on liver function, cardiac physiology, and mortality of the sheepshead minnow, Cyprionodon variegates.
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Kristen Gold 
B.S. Biology, B.S. Wildlife and Fisheries Science
Program: MES
Advisor: Eric McElroy
Research Interests: Reproduction and ecology of Texas horned lizards
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Jeanette Huber
B.S. Integrative Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Program: MES
Advisor: Gavin Naylor
Research Interests: Fisheries Management, Population Genetics
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Michelle Jordan
B.S. Conservation Biology, B.A. Spanish, Arizona State University
Program: MES
Advisor: Dr. Courtney Murren
Research Interests:The Effects of Water Availability on the Plasticity of Roots and Overall Fitness of Native and Non-Native Populations of Arabidopsis thaliana
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Seanna Kautz
B.S. Marine Science, Coastal Carolina University
Program: MES
Advisor:Tim Callahan
Research Interests:Conservation ecology, restoration
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David Leslie
B.S., Construction Science and Management, Clemson University
Program: MES
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Kristen Linesch 
B.S. Psychology, University of Florida
Program: MES
Research Interests: Coastal Ecology and Management, Habitat Restoration
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Justine Lundsted 
B.S. in Marine Science, Coastal Carolina University
Research Interests: Coastal conservation and resource management
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Nicole Machuca 
B.A. in Sociology and Environmental Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Program: MES/ Former PCMI
Advisor: Annette Watson
Link to personal website: paraguaymachuca.blogspot.com
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Caitlyn Coker Mayer
B.S Geology and Environmental Geosciences, CofC
Program: MES
Advisor: Dr. Adem Ali
Research Interests: Remote Sensing and HABS
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Kelsey McClellan
B.S., Environmental and Natural Resources: Conservation Biology
Program: MES
Advisor: Dr. Amy Fowler
Research Interests: Marine conservation, conservation of coastal resources, human impacts on coastal and marine ecosystems
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Brian McHouell
B.S., Biology, Wingate University
Program: MES
Research Interests: Hydrology
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Sarah Meyers
B.S. Environmental and Natural Resources, Clemson University
Program: PCMI
Advisor: Dr. Annette Watson
Research Interests: ethnobotany, indigenous knowledge and rights, traditional/herbal medicine.
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Alexandra Miller
B.S. Marine Science, University of South Carolina
Program: MES
Advisor: Chris Ellis, NOAA
Research Interests: Climate change effects, pollution, renewable energy
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Fallon Parker
B.S. Biology, Radford
Program: MES
Advisor: Virginia Shervette
Research Interests: Mercury content in freswhater fish in Gills Creek watershed
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Alex Pasquini
Psychology
Program: MES/MPA
Advisor: Kendra Stewart
Research Interests: Environmental renewable energy
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Matt Rittinghouse
B.S. Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Program: MES
Research Interests: Population ecology; coral morphology/ecology
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Andrea Sassard
B.S. Animal and Veterinary Science, Clemson University
Program: Dual MES/MPA
Current Advisor: Norman Levine
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Lisa Scarano
B.S., Marine Science, Coastal Carolina University
Program: MES
Research Interests: Applied Conservation; Outreach
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Ashley Schnitker
B.S. Biology, Northern Kentucky University
Program: PCMI
Research Interests: Ecological Restoration, ecosystem services
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Link to personal website/research:
palabrasdelagringa.blogspot.com
Megan Shearer
B.A. Environmental Studies and Art History, Washington and Lee University 
Program: MES/MPA
Current Advisor: Matt Nowlin
Research Interests: Oyster restoration, wetland/estuarine conservation
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Kimberly Sitta
B.S., Environmental Sciences, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Program: MES
Research Interests: Coastal Zone Management
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Alex Smith
B.S. of Environmental Science, Virginia Tech
Program: MES
Advisor: Dr. Timothy Callahan
Research Interests: Land Conservation, Land Trusts
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Zachary Steinkoenig
B.S. Biology, Xavier University
Program: PCMI
Advisor: Pace Wilbur, NOAA
Research Interests: Habitat Conservation
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Malerie Suess
B.S. in Environmental Science, University of Arizona
Program: MES/MPA
Research Interests: Sustainable agriculture, local food systems
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Carl Taylor
B.S., Integrated Science and Technology, James Madison University
Program: MES/MPA
Research Interests: Sustainable Agriculture; Wetlands; Permaculture; Education; Effects of farming on coastal zones
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Jessica Tipton
B.S. in Biology, Christopher Newport University
Program: MES
Research Interests: Effects of environmental contaminants/aquatic pathogens on marine organism health.
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David Treadaway
B.A. Economics, Appalachian State University
Program: MES
Research Interests:Sustainable management and environmental equity in public parks, non-profit development, and environmental law.
Advisor: Dr. Timothy Callahan
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Stacey Weinstock 
B.S. Wildlife Science, B.S. Fisheries Science, Virginia Tech
Program: MES
Research Interests: Fisheries, Social Sciences, Human dimensions
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Ben Weiss
B.S. Wildlife and Fisheries Biology, University of Vermont
Program: PCMI
Research Interests: Avian ecology and behavior; human/wildlife interactions; endangered species conservation
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