Alejandro Acevedo

Post-doc 1998 - 2001: Foraging ecology of Balaenoptera whales.

Associate Professor, Western Washington University

 

Clare Aslan

Post-doc - shared with Zavaleta Lab: Preventing extinctions on islands by quantifying the prevalence of widowed symbionts and testing the potential for taxon substitutions to replace lost mutualists. 

Assistant Professor, Northern Arizona University

Deborah Austin

Post-doc 2005 - 2006: Foraging ecology of pelagic predators

Environment and Climate Change Canada

Mila Bock

Senior Thesis Intern 2010: Examining effects of rat removal on intertidal communities on Rat (Hawadax) Island. 

Assistant Preserves Manager, Laramie Foothills, The Nature Conservancy

 

Elsa Bonnaud

Visiting Scholar 2008: Global review of island invasive cat diet. 

Lecturer, Universite Paris-Sud 11, Orsay

 

Dana Briscoe

PhD 2009, co-advised with Griggs Lab: Predicting locations of foraging hotspots for pelagic predators

Research Associate, Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University

Stacey Buckelew

MS 2007: Impacts of biological traits and anthropogenic threats on seabird extinction risk

Data Coordinator, Axiom Data Science

 

Tosha Comendant

Post-doc 2002 - 2003: Impacts of invasive rats on island endemic reptiles

Senior Conservation Scientist, Conservation Biology Institute

 

Jen Curl

Senior Thesis Intern 2007: Impact of rat eradication on native passerines

Student, Department of Biology & Wildlife, University of Alaska Fairbanks

 

Asha de Vos

Post-doc: 2014 - 2016: Decreasing Blue Whale ship strike mortality off southern Sri Lanka

Pew Fellow in Marine Conservation

 

Josh Donlan

MS 2000: Impacts of invasive herbivores on island plant communities. 

Founding Director, Advanced Conservation Strategies

 

Juan Pablo Galavan

LEADS Intern 2005: Global review of rodent eradications

Land Use Manager, Save Mount Diablo

 

Myra Finkelstein

PhD 2003: New methods for measuring impacts of toxin exposure on wild birds and ecotoxicology of endangered albatross

Adjunct Associate Professor, University of California Santa Cruz

 

Aaron Hebshi

Senior Thesis Intern 2001: Foraging ecology of cormorants

Board of Directors, Oikonos

 

Reina Heinz

Senior Thesis Intern 2010: Preventing seabird extinctions by compiling a database of breeding islands for the world's threatened seabirds

 

 

Bill Henry

PhD 2011: Protecting seabirds by understanding how range expansion impacts at-sea behavior, diet, contaminant loads and population growth

Director, Groundswell Coastal Ecology

 

Susy Honig

PhD 2015: Integrating marine and terrestrial atoll conservation by examining the impact of seabirds on coral reef health

Program Director, Academic Excellence (ACE) Program, UC Santa Cruz

Sarah Horwath

LEADS Intern 2008: GIS-based analysis of biodiversity of the world's islands

Aquatic Biologist, ICF International

 

Holly Jones

Senior Thesis Intern 2003 - 2004: Impacts of invasive rats on seabirds

Assistant Professor, Northern Illinois University

 

Brad Keitt

MS 1999: Conservation of the endangered Black-vented Shearwater

Oceans and Islands Program Director, American Bird Conservancy

Carolyn Kurle

PhD 2008: Introduced rats indirectly change marine rocky intertidal communities from algae to invertebrate dominated

Assistant Professor, University of California San Diego

 

Kim La Pierre

LEADS Intern 2006: Prioritization of invasive species eradication on Alliance for Zero Extinction islands

Postdoctoral Fellow, Berkeley Initiative for Global Change Biology, University of California Berkeley

 

Mike Litzow

MS 1999: Foraging ecology of Pigeon Guillemonts

Scientist, Farallon Institute

 

Marta Lopez-Darias

Visiting Scholar 2004: Introduced ground squirrels on Natividad Island, Mexico: impacts and eradication feasibility

Postdoctoral Researcher, Island Ecology and Evolution Research Group, CSIC-IPNA

 

Erin McCreless

PhD: Quantifying impacts of invasive mammals on globally threatened insular vertebrate species, and development of optimization tools to prioritize invasive mammal eradications on islands

Post-doc, Oregon State University

 

Matthew McKown

Post-doc 2011 - 2014: Design, deployment, and analysis of acoustic monitoring projects. 

CEO, Conservation Metrics

 

Hoyt Peckham

PhD 2008, co-advised with Estes Lab: Impacts of small scale fisheries bycatch on loggerhead turtle populations and development of community-based fishing exclusion zones. 

Founding Director, SmartFish

 

Marloes Poortvliet

PhD 2015, University of Groningen, the Netherlands: Genetics of manta and devil rays: evolution, population genetics and conservation of a group of vulnerable pelagic filter feeders

 

Flavio Quintana

Post-doc 1997: Foraging ecology of Patagonian seabirds

Researcher, Wildlife Conservation Society Argentina

 

Angela Quiros

PhD 2016: Linking terrestrial and marine protected areas at the coastal interface

 

Kuo-wei "Stanley" Shen

MS Student: Protecting Chinese Crested Tern breeding islands via conservation action and monitoring population size to evaluate the effectiveness of the conservation measures. 

 

 

Lev Slevin

Packard Environment Fellow 2010: Creating a sustainable social business that will make bio-acoustic monitoring and outcome-based performance metrics available to a wide range of bird conservation and restoration projects. 

Principal at Venturesome Consulting

 

Dena Spatz

PhD 2016: Threatened insular vertebrates: a global assessment of islands, threats and conservation opportunities.

Conservation Biologist, Island Conservation

 

Coral Wolf

Conservation Measures Project Coordinator 2010 - 2014

Conservation Biologist, Island Conservation

 

Shaye Wolf

MS 2002, PhD 2007: Conservation investments in California Current seabirds (MS). Climate change impacts on persistence of Cassin's Auklets (phD)

Climate Science Director, Center for Biological Diversity

 

Hillary Young

Post-doc 2013: Impacts of rats on remote islands

Assistant Professor, University of California Santa Barbara