Current Graduate Students

* Download the 2020 Annual Report to see details about graduate student research

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Ernie Atkinson, M.S. – WLE
Advisor:  Joseph Zydlewski – Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Fall 2018 – Summer 2022


Liam Berigan, Ph.D. – WLE
Co-Advisor:  Erik Blomberg – Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology
Co-Advisor:  Amber Roth – Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology and School of Forest Resources
Fall 2020 – Spring 2025


Cody Dillingham, M.S. – WLE
Advisor: Joseph Zydlewski – Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Fall 2021 – Spring 2024


Kirstin Fagan, Ph.D. – WLE
Advisor:  Erin Simons-Legaard – School of Forest Resources
Spring 2018 – Fall 2022


Emily Filiberti, M.S. – WLE
Advisor:  Amber Roth – Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology and School of Forest Resources
Spring 2021 – Summer 2023


Melissa Flye, Ph.D. – EES
Advisor:  Joseph Zydlewski – Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Spring 2020 – Fall 2023


Gabriela Franzoi Dri, Ph.D. – WLE
Co-Advisor:  Alessio Mortelliti – Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology
Co-Advisor:  Malcolm L. Hunter – Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology
Spring 2020 – Spring 2024

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Harrison Goldspiel, Ph.D. – WLE
Advisor: Noah Charney – Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology
Fall 2021 – Fall 2025


Chris Heilakka, M.S. – EES
Advisor: Erik Blomberg – Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology
Fall 2018 – Summer 2022


Emilie Hickox, M.S. – WLE
Advisor:  Joseph Zydlewski – Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Summer 2022 – Fall 2025


Brigit Humphreys, M.S. – EES
Advisor: Alessio Mortelliti – Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology
Spring 2022 – Fall 2025


Agus Jati, Ph.D. – WLE
Advisor:  Alessio Mortelliti – Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology
Fall 2020 – Fall 2024


Lara Katz, M.S. – WLE
Co-Advisor: Stephen Coghlan – Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology
Co-Advisor: Joseph Zydlewski – Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Spring 2021 – Fall 2023


Logan Kline, M.S. – EES
Co-Advisor: Cynthia Loftin – Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology
Co-Advisor:  Daniel Hayes – School of Forest Resources
Fall 2019 – Summer 2022


Megan Leach, M.S. – WLE
Co-Advisor:  Aram Calhoun – Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology
Co-Advisor: Jessica Jansujwicz – Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology
Fall 2021 – Spring 2024


Meredith Lewis, M.S. – EES
Co-Advisor: Cynthia Loftin – Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology
Co-Advisor:  Daniel Hayes – School of Forest Resources
Fall 2019 – Summer 2022


Matthew Mensinger, Ph.D. – EES
Co-Advisor:  Joseph Zydlewski – Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Co-Advisor:  Alessio Mortelliti – Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology
Spring 2021 – Fall 2024


Carolyn Merriam, M.S. – WLE
Advisor: Joseph Zydlewski – Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Fall 2022 – Fall 2025


Margaret “Maisie” Merz, M.S. – EES
Advisor: Alessio Mortelliti – Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology
Fall 2021 – Fall 2024


Edwin Njuguna, Ph.D. – WLE
Co-Advisor: 
Christina Murphy – Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Co-Advisor: 
Cynthia Loftin – Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology
Co-Advisor:  Malcolm Hunter – Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology
Summer 2022 – Fall 2024


Kurt Ongman, M.S. – EES
Advisor:  Amber Roth – Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology and School of Forest Resources
Spring 2022 – Fall 2024


Annie Stupik Oviedo, M.S. – WLE
Co-Advisor: Sabrina Morano – Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology
Co-Advisor: Pauline Kamath – School of Food and Agriculture
Fall 2021 – Fall 2023

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Rylee Smith, Ph.D. – WLE
Advisor:  Joseph Zydlewski – Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Spring 2021 – Summer 2025


Shawn Snyder, Ph.D. – EES
Co-Advisor:  Cynthia Loftin – Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology
Co-Advisor:  Andrew Reeve – Earth and Climate Sciences
Summer 2019 – Spring 2023


Joel Tebbenkamp, Ph.D. – WLE
Advisor:  Erik Blomberg – Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology
Summer 2014 – Spring 2025


Sarah Vogel, Ph.D. – EES
Co-Advisor: Cynthia Loftin – Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology
Co-Advisor: Joseph Zydlewski – Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Fall 2020 – Spring 2024


Daison, Weedop, M.S. – WLE
Advisor: Christina Murphy – Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Fall 2021 – Spring 2024


Ivy Yen, Ph.D. – EES
Advisor:  Alessio Mortelliti – Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology
Fall 2020 – Spring 2025

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