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School of Environment and Natural Resources


FEREL People


G. Matt Davies - Assistant Professor of Soil and Plant Community Restoration

David M. Hix, Ph.D. - Professor of Silviculture and Forest Ecology

Technical Staff

Jack McGowan-Stinski - (Program Manager, Lake States Fire Science Consortium)

Lab Alumni

P. Charles Goebel, Ph.D. - Assistant Director (School of Environment & Natural Resources) and Professor of Forest Ecosystem Restoration and Forest Ecology

Dr. Katie H. Costigan - (Post-Doctoral Researcher) - Currently Assistant Professor, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA.

Dr. Igor Drobyshev (Post-Doctoral Researcher) - Currently a researcher at the Lake Duparquet Research Station, University of Quebec (La Forêt d’enseignement et de recherche du lac Duparquet (FERLD) and Swedish Agricultural University (SLU), Alnarp, Sweden.

Dr. Jessica Miesel - (Post-Doctoral Researcher) - Currently Assistant Professor of Applied Forest Ecology and Management, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

Dr. Kathryn L. Holmes - (Post-doctoral Researcher, Ph.D. Student, and M.S. Student) - Currently working at home, writing manuscripts, and raising a family.

Dr. Priscilla Nyamai - (Post-doctoral Researcher and Ph.D. Student) - Currently an Assistant Professor at Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

Dr. Arthur E.L. Morris - (Post-doctoral Researcher and Ph.D. Student) - Currently an Adjunct Instructor at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah and an Ecologist with Utah Openlands in Salt Lake City, UT.

Dr. Katherine L. Martin (Ph.D. Student) - Currently a US Forest Service ORISE Fellow, Raleigh-Durham, NC.

Dr. Bruce P. Allen (Ph.D. Student) - Currently a post-doctoral researcher with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab in Hanover, NH.

Dr. Charles W. Goss - (Post-doctoral Researcher and Ph.D. Student) - Currently a Research Scientist at Washington University, St. Louis, MO.

Dr. Gary W. Graham (Ph.D. Student) - Currently a Natural Resources Extension Specialist, Ohio State University Extension Center, Wooster, OH.

Stephanie Colwell (M.S. Student) - Currently working for the Ohio Division of Forestry, Columbus, OH.

Keely Davidson-Bennett (M.S. Student; ESGP) - Currently an intern with Columbus MetroParks, Columbus, OH.

Ed Ingman (M.S. Student; ESGP) - Currently a high school teacher in Columbus, OH.

Tom Macy (M.S. Student) - Currently a research technician with US Forest Service Northern Research Station in Delaware, OH.

Ellie Monarch (M.S. Student; SENR) - Currently research technician with US Forest Service.

Paul Nelson (M.S. Student)- Currently research assistant Michigan State University.

Natalie R. Pinheiro (M.S. Student) - Currently working as an Associate with ENVIRON, an environmental consulting firm in Dublin, OH.

Carrie Rasik (M.S. Student) - Currently a technician with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Columbus, OH.

John Reinier (M.S. Student; SENR) - Currently a Biologist with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, Orwell, OH.

Beth Renner (MENR Student)

Stephen G. Rist (M.S. Student and Research Associate) - Currently a forester with the Ohio Division of Forestry in Athens, OH.

Marie E. Semko-Duncan (Research Associate) - Retired after 25+ years of service to OARDC.

Heather Whitman (M.S. Student) - Currently an instructor at Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

Thomas C. Wyse (M.S. Student) - Currently a forester with the Living Forest Cooperative in Ashland, WI.

Robert "Zeke" Ziel (B.S.) - Formerly Program Manager for the Lake States Fire Science Consortium.

Sarah Rose (Ph.D. Student; SENR) - Ecology and successional dynamics of forest spider communities following natural disturbances in forest ecosystems (advised by C. Goebel)

Kelsey Bryant (M.S. Student; SENR) - Quantifying and modeling forest change in southeastern Ohio (advised by D. Hix)

Jim Palus (M.S. Student; SENR) - To be determined (advised by C. Goebel)

Beth Renner (MENR Student; SENR) - Role of American sycamore in riparian forests of central Ohio (advised by D. Hix)

Robert Denney - Effects of increased eastern hemlock mortality on forest ecosystems in the eastern United States (advised by D. Hix)