Completed Graduate Students

2012
Lukas Rieppel
History of Science PhD student, completed 2012
2011
Dino Martins
PhD student, completed 2011
2010
Eunsuk Kim
PhD student, completed 2010
2009
Michael Schindlinger
PhD student, completed 2009
On Parrots and Pupae: Quantitative Approaches to Diversity of Acoustic Signals at Multiple Scales in Exemplary Animal Communication Systems
2008
Tiago Quental
PhD student 2002-2008
Systematics, Sexual Selection and Evolution of Secondary Sexual Characters in Neotropical Eumaeini Butterflies (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)
Santiago Ramirez
PhD student 2002-2008
Diversification and Specialization of Orchid Bees and their Orchid Hosts
2007
Adam Bahrami
PhD student, completed 2007
Pathogen Manipulation of Plant Resistance to Herbivory
Katherine A.W. Charles
Master's thesis, Harvard Extension School
Relationship of Host Use to Taxonomic and Molecular Diversity in the Digenea (Platyhelminthes: Trematoda)
Corrie Saux Moreau
PhD student 2002-2007
Evolution and Diversification of the Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
2006
Michael R. Canfield
PhD student, completed 2006
The Ecology and Evolution of Phenotypic Plasticity: Case Studies in Lepidoptera
Luke M. McKneally
Master's student, Harvard Extension School
North American Malacasoma (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae): A Molecular Phylogeny of the Genus Inferred from Seven Gene Regions (won award for best Master's thesis in Biology)
2005
Nikolai P. Kandul
PhD student, completed 2005
Speciation in the Genus Agrodiaetus (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae): Karyotypic Diversification and Reinforcement of Pre-zygotic Isolation
2004
Glenn Adelson
PhD student, completed 2004
A Phylogenetic Approach to Studying Mutualism and Parasitism in the Lycaenidae (Lepidoptera)
Jianping Cui
PhD student, completed 2004
Coordinated Defense Response in Three-way Interaction between Plants, Insects and Pathogens: Arabidopsis, Trichoplusia ni, and Pseudomonas syringae (co-advised with Fred Ausubel)
David Lohman
PhD student, completed 2004
Cuticular Hydrocarbons and Chemical Camouflage in Butterfly-ant Symbioses (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae; Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
Swee-Peck Quek
PhD student, completed 2004
Evolutionary Ecology of the Crematogaster – Macaranga Mutualism and an Ant’s-Eye View to Southeast Asian Rain Forest History' (co-advised with Stuart Davies)
2003
Richard Macniven
Master's student, completed 2003
A Molecular Phylogeny of the Polyommatini (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae): Testing the Origin of the Neotropical Fauna (Masters degree, co-advised with Amanda Benson) (awarded Dean's Prize for the most outstanding thesis in natural sciences)
John Mathew
PhD student, completed 2003
Aphytophagy in the Miletinae (Lycaenidae): Phylogeny, Ecology and Conservation (degree from Old Dominion University, co-advised with Deborah A. Waller)
2002
Manda Jost
PhD student, completed 2002
Phylogeny and Parallel Evolution of Acoustic Morphology in Crickets (Orthoptera: Ensifera): A Comparative Approach to the Relationship between Acoustic Communication and Flying (co-advised with Kerry Shaw)
1999
Sandra Andaluz
Masters student, completed 1999
Molecular Phylogeny of the Polyommatini (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)
Adriana Briscoe
PhD student, completed 1999
Color Vision in Heliconius Butterflies (co-advised with R.C. Lewontin)
Dana Campbell
PhD student, completed 1999
Higher-level Phylogeny and Molecular Evolution of the Riodinidae (Lepidoptera) (co-advised with Phil DeVries)
1997
Ann Fraser
PhD student, completed 1997
Evolution of Specialization in Lycaenid Butterfly-ant Mutualisms
ManWah Tan
PhD student, completed 1997
The Molecular Basis of Pathogenicity of the Bacterium, Pseudomonas aeruginosa Attacking the Cruciferous Plant, Arabidopsis thaliana (co-advised with Fred Ausubel)
Douglas Yu
PhD student, completed 1997
Parasitic Castration of the Ant-plant Cordia nodosa and the Consequences of a Metapopulation Model of Species Coexistence
1995
Belinda Chang
PhD student, completed 1995
Opsin Phylogeny and Evolution (co-advised with R. C. Lewontin)
1994
Diane Wagner
PhD student, completed 1994
Species-specific Effects of Tending Ants on the Life History of Hemiargus isola, a North American Lycaenid Butterfly (co-advised with Henry Horn)
Catherine Lindell
PhD student, completed 1994
Nest Placement among Coexisting Bird Species: An Investigation of Interspecific Usurpation of Phacellodomus rufifrons Nests in a Tropical Savanna (co-advised with Steve Austad)
1989
David R. Nash
PhD student, completed 1989
Cost-benefit Analysis of a Mutualism between Lycaenid Butterflies and Ants (co-advised with John Krebs)
Matthew Baylis
PhD student, completed 1989
The Role of Nutrition in an Ant-lycaenid-hostplant Interaction (co-advised with T.R.E. Southwood)
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