Graduate Students

Vince Butitta

vbutitta@wisc.edu
Research Profile

Advisor: Emily Stanley

General interest in freshwater ecosystem science, specifically problems associated with eutrophication, and roles of native freshwater mussels

Holly Embke

hembke@wisc.edu

Research Profile

Advisor: Jake Vander Zanden

Food web interactions following the removal of centrachids in a north temperate lake

Landon Falke

lfalke@wisc.edu

Research Profile

Advisor: Dan Preston

Stream ecology, trophic interactions, effects of land-use and habitat changes on stream communities with a particular interest in parasites

Adrianna Gorsky

agorsky@wisc.edu
Research Profile

Advisor: Hilary Dugan

Examining greenhouse gas emissions and other aquatic processes during ice-on and ice-off periods of north temperate lakes

Elliot Hendry

ehendry@wisc.edu

Advisor: Sara Hotchkiss

Research interests include paleolimnology, carbon storage/cycling in freshwater ecosystems, evolution of aquatic ecosystems

Krystyn Kibler

kjkibler@wisc.edu

Advisor: Trina McMahon

My research interests involve the complexities of phytoplankton community structure, spatial and temporal variations in an algal bloom, and seasonal influences of HABs.

Ben Martin

bemartin@wisc.edu

Research Profile

Advisor: Jake Vander Zanden

Spiny Water Flea and its impact on predator-prey relationships

Joe Mrnak

mrnak@wisc.edu

Research Profile

Advisor: Jake Vander Zanden

Food web interactions following a reintroduction of native Cisco in 2 north temperate lakes containing invasive Rainbow Smelt

David Ortiz

dortiz4@wisc.edu
Research Profile

Advisor: Emily Stanley

Comparison of temporal and spatial dynamics of algal blooms

Kousei (Martin) Perales

kperales@wisc.edu

Research Profile

Advisor: Jake Vander Zanden

Quantifying impacts of lakeshore development on littoral habitat and fish communities in north temperate lakes

Jordan Richard

jcrichard2@wisc.edu

Advisor: Tony Goldberg

My research interests involves investigating the decline of mussels in the river ecosystem

Maggie Shaw

maggie.shaw@wisc.edu

Advisor: Olaf Jensen

Behaviors and population dynamics of fishes

Mary Solokas

Email: msolokas@wisc.edu

msolokas@wisc.edu

Advisor: Olaf Jensen

Examining the effects of environmental stress on fishery systems

Patricia Tran

ptran5@wisc.edu

Research Profile

Advisor: Trina McMahon

Bioinformatics and aquatic microbial ecology

Daniel Trovillion

dtrovillion@wisc.edu

Advisor: Dan Preston

Examining the influence of anthropogenic disturbance and water quality on aquatic community structure.

Ashley Trudeau

aatrudeau@wisc.edu

Advisor: Olaf Jensen

Recreational fisheries management and social-ecological systems

Jess Turner

jlturner4@wisc.edu

Advisor: Ankur Desai

Estimating net ecosystem exchange of gases from wetlands using low-cost measurements of aquatic processes

Emily Whitaker

ewhitaker2@wisc.edu

Research Profile

Advisor: Hilary Dugan

Examining how changing lake ice-on and -off times effect lake and surrounding ecologies