Expectations for Graduate Students in the Frey Lab
Current Graduate Students
- Mr. Brian Small. Master's research project topic: Status the American beaver in New Mexico. Expected December 2014.
Completed Graduate Students
- Mr. Andrew M. Passarelli. Master's thesis title. Effect of forest insect outbreak on the red squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonius) in the Sacramento Mountains, New Mexico. December 2012
- Mr. Greg Wright. Master's thesis title. Multiple Scale Habitat Selection by a Small Mammal Habitat Specialist (Zapus hudsonius luteus) in a Managed Floodplain Landscape. May 2012
- Mr. Alfredo Montoya. Master's research project topic: Morphologic variation in the gray-footed chipmunk (Tamias canipes). December 2008
- Mr. Gerrad Jones. Master's thesis title: Mammalian Zoogeography of Padre Island National Seashore, Texas. May 2008.
- Mr. Martin Moses. Master's thesis title: Elevated Surface Temperatures Negatively Affect Survival of Banner-Tailed Kangaroo Rats in the Chihuahuan Desert. (co-advised with Gary Roemer). May 2010.
- Ms. Christina Wampler. Master's thesis title: Effects of fuels reduction treatments on mammals in a southwestern mixed coniferous forest. May 2007.
- Mr. Jason Malaney. Master's thesis title: Distribution, habitat characteristics, and population demographics of snowshoe hare (Lepus americanus) at the extreme southern edge of its geographic range. Eastern New Mexico University. December 2003.
- Mr. Andrew Hope. Master's thesis title: Island biogeography: Focal species models and their implications for system level relationships. Eastern New Mexico University. May 2002.
- Ms. Beth Bonham. Master's in Environmental Education. Eastern New Mexico University. May 2000.
Eastern New Mexico University
Mr. Stanley Fields. Master's thesis title: Ability of western diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox) and prairie rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis viridis) to discern the presence of a potential predator based on chemical cues. ENMU. December 2001
Mr. Timothy Frey. Non-thesis Master's: Applied Ecology. ENMU. May 2002
Ms. Verity Mathis. Master's thesis title: Conservation genetics of banner-tailed kangaroo rats (Dipodomys spectabilis): a molecular ecology perspective. New Mexico State University. Summer 2006.
Ms. Arlys Finch. Master's thesis topic. Sequencing of Star protein in the endangered Pecos gambusia. ENMU. December 2006.
New Mexico State University
Mr. Michael Calkins. Master's thesis title: Modeling climate change impacts on the American pika over the western United States. May 2010
Ms. Katie Smith (Biology). Master's thesis title: Refuge use and movement of the salt marsh harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys raviventris) in response to environmental heterogeneity. May 2012
Mr. Darin Kopp. Master's thesis title: Mapping spatial concordance of game and nongame wildlife in New Mexico and North Carolina. December 2013.
Ms. Dana Sanders (Biology). Master's thesis topic: Juvenile dispersal in the brush mouse.
Ms. Eboni Duke. Master's thesis topic. Juvenile dispersal in burrowing owls
Mr. Dylan Burruss. Master's thesis topic. Mesocarnivores of Nigeria: environmental limits and diet