Student Awards, Student Research

Congratulations to ENVS Students Completing Honors and Master’s Theses – May 2019

Congratulations to all of the ENVS students who successfully defended their honors or master’s thesis this spring. As always, we are overwhelmed with the scholarship, curiosity and talent of students in ENVS. Please join us in celebrating their success!

Pictured left to right:

Halle Bradshaw (MS/ENVS),“The Effect of a State’s Commitment on Policy Responsiveness of the Endangered Species Act.” Committee: Eri Saikawa, John Wegner, Michael Rich

Lauren Balotin (BA/ENVS), “Analysis of Atlanta Residents’ Knowledge Regarding Heavy Metal Exposures Associated with Urban Agriculture.” Committee: Eri Saikawa, Uriel Kitron, and Sheila Tefft

Arbour Guthrie (BS/ENVS), “Sedimentary and Ecological Interactions of Shoreline Management and Feral Horses on Cumberland Island, Georgia.” Committee: Anthony Martin, Susan Tamasi, Carolyn Keogh. Michael Page

Meg Withers (BS/ENVS), “Population Density of the Northern Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris kenyoni) as an Indicator of Strep Syndrome Transmission Method.” Commitee: Carolyn Keogh, Tracy Yandle, Chris Beck

Candelaria Bergero (MS/ENVS),“Understanding the Mechanisms of Diffusion of National Renewable Energy Targets.” Committee: Eri Saikawa, Michael Rich, Lance Gunderson 

Kelly Endres (BS/ENVS),“Widening Niche Breadth: Investigating the plasticity of plant-pollinator interactions.” Committee: Berry Brosi,  Carolyn Keogh, Eloise Carter

Not pictured: Ellen Dymit (BS/ENVS), “Experimental Evaluation of Territoriality and Associated Behaviors in the Spotted Dusky Salamander (Desmognathus conanti).” Committee: John Wegner, Carolyn Keogh, Gonzalo Vazquez-Prokopec Chris Beck & Amanda Starnes