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Graduate Students

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.

Graduate Committees

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

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