Graduate Student Directory

Currently registered students, last updated Fall 2020. Please contact kwillmott@flmnh.ufl.edu to submit revisions.


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– A –

Alex Abair ABAIR, ALEX
aabair@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Soltis, Pam
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

Ian Ausprey standing in a cloud forest in Peru.AUSPREY, IAN
iausprey@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committeee Chair: Robinson, Scott
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

– B –

Anna Becker in a field. BECKER, ANNA
becker.a@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Cellinese, Nico
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

Michael Belitz holding a butterfly.BELITZ, MICHAEL
mbelitz@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Guralnick, Rob
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

BOILEAU, ARIANNE
aboileau7@ufl.edu
Department: Anthropology
Committee Chair: Emery, Kitty
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

Tyler Bowling wearing tie and vest. BOWLING, TYLER
tbowling2@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Naylor, Gavin
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

David Boyd holding box. BOYD, DAVID
dboyd@flmnh.ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Page, Larry
Degree Candidate: M.Sc.

 

BRENSKELLE, LAURA
lbrensk@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Guralnick, Rob
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

Steven Byrum standing in front of water. BYRUM, STEVEN
s.byrum@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Co-Chair: Naylor, Gavin
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

– C –

Scott Cinel standing in front of trees. CINEL, SCOTT
cinel1@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Kawahara, Akito
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

COREA, JULIAN
j.correanarvaez@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Manchester, Steven
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

Maria Cortex standing in front of bush holding a cutting. CORTEZ, MARIA
mariacortez@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Soltis, Pam
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

Brittany Cummings wearing SCUBA gear holding a camera. CUMMINGS, BRITTANY
bmc825@gmail.com
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Paulay, Gustav
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

CUNNINGHAM-SMITH, PETRA
pcunninghamsmith@ufl.edu
Department: Anthropology
Committeee Chair: Emery, Kitty
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

– D –

DELSOL, NICOLAS
ndelsol@ufl.edu
Department: Anthropology
Committee Chair: Emery, Kitty
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

Josh Doby standing outside holding branch. DOBY, JOSHUA
joshuadoby@gmail.com
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Guralnick, Rob
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

DRURY, STEPHEN
sdrury@flmnh.ufl.edu
Department: Entomology and Nematology
Committee Chair: Daniels, Jaret
Degree Candidate: M.Sc.

Lisa Dobby in front of bookcase. DUFFY, LISA
lisagd@ufl.edu
Department: Anthropology
Committee Chair: Emery, Kitty
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

DUKE, CHARLES TREVOR
trevarch88@ufl.edu
Department: Anthropology
Committee Chair: Wallis, Neill
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

DUQUETTE, MARC
mduquette1@ufl.edu
Department: SNRE
Committee Chair: Emery, Kitty
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

– E –

Kamala Earl wearing snorkly mask in the water. EARL, KAMALA
roxygurl@ufl.edu
Department: SNRE
Committee Co-Chair: Guralnick, Rob
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

ELLRICH, AARON
ellricham@ufl.edu
Department: Historical Archaeology
Committee Co-Chair: Cobb, Charles
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

Yuley Encarnacion in front of cacti. ENCARNACIÓN PIÑEYRO, YULEY
yuleyencarnacion@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Co-Chair: Majure, Lucas
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

– F –

Anthony Farace holding foil. FARACE, ANTHONY
afarace@ufl.edu
Department: Anthropology
Committee Co-Chair: Wallis, Neill
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

FLADEBOE, RANDEE
ranflad@ufl.edu
Department: Anthropology
Committee Member(s): Emery, Kitty
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

FLEMMING, ADANIA
aflemming@flmnh.ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Member(s): Blackburn, David
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

– G –

Nick Gardner in front of a tree looking up.GARDNER, NICK
n.algardner@yahoo.com
Department: Biology
Committee Co-Chair: Robinson, Scott
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

Shelly Gaynor outside.GAYNOR, MICHELLE
michellegaynor@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Soltis, Pam
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

GOTT, RILEY
rgott@floridamuseum.ufl.edu
Department: Entomology and Nematology
Committee Chair: Miller, Jacqueline
Degree Candidate: M.Sc.

GRIMMELBEIN, LOUIS
grimmelbeinl@ufl.edu
Department: Geological Sciences
Committee Chair: Kowalewski, Michal
Degree Candidate: M.Sc.

– H –

Amanda Hall holding round artifact. HALL, AMANDA
ahall555@ufl.edu
Department: Historical Archaeology
Committee Chair: Cobb, Charles
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

HALL, KRISTEN
kristenhall@ufl.edu
Department: Anthropology
Committee Chair: Wallis, Neill
Degree Candidate: M.A.

Ashley Hamersma in front of water. HAMERSMA, ASHLEY
ahamersma@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Manchester, Steven
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

HAMMER, LAUREN
lahammer@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Reed, David
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

Alizé Hardin holding seastarHARDIN, ALIZÉ
amarie.hardin@ufl.edu
Department: Interdisciplinary Ecology
Committee Chair: Kowalewski, Michal
Degree Candidate: M.Sc.

 

Lillian Hendrick holding caterpillar. HENDRICK, LILLIAN
lhendrick@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Kawahara, Akito
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

Nick Homziak in front of brick wall. HOMZIAK, NICHOLAS
nhomziak@ufl.edu
Department: Entomology and Nematology
Committee Chair: Kawahara, Akito
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

HUEGELE, INDAH
indah.huegele@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Manchester, Steven
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

Liz Hurtado in front of UF's Century Tower. HURTADO, LIZ
lhurtado@ufl.edu
Department: SNRC
Committee Chair: Robinson, Scott
Degree Candidate: M.Sc.

– I –

IANNELLI, RACHEL
riannelli@ufl.edu
Department: Anthropology
Committee Chair: Wallis, Neill
Degree Candidate: M.A.

– J –

Fatemah Jamal with microscope. JAMAL, FATEMAH
fjamal@ufl.edu
Department: Interdisciplinary Ecology
Committee Chair: Kowalewski, Michal
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

Aditi JayarajanJAYARAJAN, ADITI
aditij@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Reed, David
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

Greg Jongsma in mammal exhibit gallery.JONGSMA, GREGORY
gjongsma@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Blackburn, David
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

– K –

Rachel Keeffe holding a snake. KEEFFE, RACHEL
rkeeffe@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Blackburn, David
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

Emily Khazan holding a camera.KHAZAN, EMILY
ekhazan@ufl.edu
Department: WEC
Committee Chair: Daniels, Jaret
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

Close up of Taliesin Kinser's face with trees in the background. KINSER, TALIESIN
tkinser@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Soltis, Douglas
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

KRUPAR, SHELBY
skrupar@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Cellinese, Nico
Degree Candidate: Ph.D

KUSNERIK, KRISTOPHER
kmkusnerik@ufl.edu
Department: Geological Sciences
Committee Chair: Kowalewski, Michal
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

KWON, YOUL
youlkwon@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Soltis, Douglas
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

– L –

LEE, ADRIAN
sz.lee@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Naylor, Gavin
Degree Candidate: M.Sc.

– M –

MARTIN, ELIZABETH
emartin1@ufl.edu
Department: SNRE
Committee Chair: Page, Larry
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

MARTIN, NICHOLAS
n.martin@ufl.edu
Department: Entomology
Committee Chair: Daniels, Jaret
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

Jose Martinez headshotMARTINEZ NOBLE, JOSE I.
joemartinez@ufl.edu
Department: Entomology
Committee Chair: Miller, Jacqueline
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

Close up image of Brittany Mistretta's face. MISTRETTA, BRITTANY
bmistretta@ufl.edu
Department: Anthropology
Committee Chair: Keegan, William
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

Luis Montalvo standing in front of a red truck showing a bird to a young boy. MONTALVO, LUIS DANIEL
ldmontalvo@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Robinson, Scott
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

Sean MoranMORAN, SEAN
smoran@flmnh.ufl.edu
Department: BIOLOGY
Committee Chair: MacFadden, Bruce
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

Thomas Murphy on rocky water's edge with a pink kayak in the background. MURPHY, THOMAS
tmurphy1@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Majure, Lucas
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

– N –

NAKAHARA, SHINICHI
snakahara@ufl.edu
Department: Entomology
Committee Chair: Willmott, Keith
Degree Candidate: M.Sc.

Rachel Narducci holding specimen model.NARDUCCI, RACHEL
rnarducci@flmnh.ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Bloch, Jonathon
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

NEWELL, FELICITY
fnewell@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Robinsoin, Scott
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

– O –

OLAECHEA, DIEGO
diego.garcia@ufl.edu
Department: WEC
Committee Chair: Robinson, Scott
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

OLIVEIRA, CRISTINA
olivci@ufl.edu
Department: Anthropology
Committee Chair: LeFebvre, Michelle
Degree Candidate: M.A.

– P –

Daniel Paluh with dog named Cypress.PALUH, DANIEL
dpaluh@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Blackburn, David
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

Kasey Pham in front of window with a variety of greenery.PHAM, KASEY
kasey.pham@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Soltis, Douglas
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

Tania Pineda headshot.PINEDA, TANIA
pinedae@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Paulay, Gustav
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

Jeanette Pirlo with jaw specimen framing her face.PIRLO, JEANETTE
jpirlo@flmnh.ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: MacFadden, Bruce
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

– Q –

 

– R –

Mitchell Riegler near a kangaroo. RIEGLER, MITCHELL
msr2322@ufl.edu
Department: Geological Sciences
Committee Chair: Bloch, Jonathan
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

Matthew Rooney headshotROONEY, MATTHEW P.
mprooney@ufl.edu
Department: Historical Archaeology
Committee Chair: Cobb, Charles
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

Autumn Rose in front of trees.ROSE, AUTUMN
autumnrose@ufl.edu
Department: Anthropology
Committee Chair: Emery, Kitty
Degree Candidate: M.A.

 

ROSS, MACKENZIE
rossma.52@ufl.edu
Department: Geological Sciences
Committee Chair: MacFadden, Bruce
Degree Candidate: M.Sc.

Juliette Rubin collecting insects from bug sheets.RUBIN, JULIETTE
julietterubin@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Kawahara, Akito
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

– S –

SEWNATH, NEEKA
nsewnath@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Guralnick, Rob
Degree Candidate: M.Sc.

SKOJEC, CHELSEA
chelseaskoj@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Kawahara, Akito
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

SMITH, ANNIKA
annikals@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Soltis, Pam
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

SMITH, MACKENZIE
mackenziesmith@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Manchester, Steven
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

Gabriel SomarribaSOMARRIBA, GABRIEL
gabe.somarriba@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Page, Larry
Degree Candidate: M.Sc.

 

Domenique Sorresso in front of library bookshelves. SORRESSO, DOMENIQUE
dsorresso@ufl.edu
Department: Historical Archaeology
Committee Chair: Cobb, Charles
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

SOTO, LUIS
lso2010@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Guralnick, Rob
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

Ryan St Laurent in front picket fence.ST LAURENT, RYAN
rstlaurent@flmnh.ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Kawahara, Akito
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

Sarah Steel Cabrera holding a Maimi blue butterflySTEELE CABRERA, SARAH
ssteelecabrera@flmnh.ufl.edu
Department: SNRE
Committee Chair: Daniels, Jaret
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

– T –

TALLA KOUETE, MARCEL
m.tkouete@ufl.edu
Department: SNRE
Committee Chair: Blackburn, David
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

TENNAKOON, SHAMINDRI
stennakoon@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Kowalewski, Michal
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

THOMPSON, CARMI
cthompson@floridamuseum.ufl.edu
Department: Geological Sciences
Committee Chair: Kowalewski, Michal
Degree Candidate: M.Sc.

– U –

Abigail Uehling UEHLING, ABBY
abbyuehling64@gmail.com
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Paulay, Gustav
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

– V –

black and white image of Maria VallejoVALLEJO-PAREJA, MARIA CAMILA
maria.vallejo@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Blackburn, David; Bloch, Jonathan
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

Lazaro Vinola holding a fossil skull. VINOLA, LAZARO
lwvl94@gmail.com
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Bloch, Jonathan
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

– W –

WAGNER-PELKEY, AMANDA
aewagner@ufl.edu
Department: Museum Studies
Committee Chair: Ennes, Megan
Degree Candidate: M.Sc.

Mitch Walters with small bird perched on his fingers. WALTERS, MITCH
mjw246@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Robinson, Scott
Degree Candidate: M.Sc.

 

WHEELER, STEPHANIE
swheele2@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Robinson, Scott
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

WHELPEY, JESSICA
jwhelpley@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Paulay, Gustav
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

Lauren Whitehurst in front of green foliageWHITEHURST, LAUREN
laurenwhitehurst@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Soltis, Douglas
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

WIJEWARDENA, NIYOMI
nwijewardena@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Reed, David
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

– X –

– Y –

– Z –

Wenyi Zhou with two thumbs up. ZHOU, WENYI
wenyi.zhou@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Chair: Robinson, Scott
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.

 

Bethany Zumwalde with several cactiZUMWALDE, BETHANY
bzumwalde@ufl.edu
Department: Biology
Committee Co-Chair: Majure, Lucas
Degree Candidate: Ph.D.