Teaching Assistant, PhD Student
BS, Molecular Biology, Grove City College, 2002
MS, Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Kentucky, 2008
PhD, Biology, University of Kentucky, June 2005-Present
Forest ecology, soil science, soil microbiology, molecular ecology, GIS, and botany
Hiking, camping, climbing, gardening
Principles of Biology I and II (Bio 151 and 153)
Introductory Ecology (Bio 325)
Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society
Mary Arthur and Philip Crowley
Conducting research to examine patterns of nutrient cycling, decomposition processes, and decomposer community structure that develop as a result of the arrangement of trees and invasive species.
Pike, A.C., T.G. Mueller, B. Mijatovic, B.K. Koostra, M.M. Poulette, and R.M. Prewitt. Topographic Indices: Impact of data source. Soil Science. Accepted pending revisions, Spring 2006.