May 2010 - 2011: NCEAS Working Group (co-PI with Benjamin I. Cook) Forecasting phenology: Integrating ecology, climatology, and phylogeny to understand plant responses to
January 2010 - 2012: NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Biology (Bioinformatics) Phenology of Plant Invasions: How changing seasons and temporal niches assemble plant communities
September 2006 - 2009: EPA Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowship:
Impact of invasive plants on detrital food webs
May 2009: Graduate Student Filene Teaching Award Dartmouth College
August 2009: Murray F. Buell Award for best student oral presentation (ESA)
August 2009: SERDP & Southwest Chapter Travel Awards, ESA
June 2008: ESA Applied Section Student Travel Grant
June 2008: Jenks Prize, Dartmouth College, Funding to attend UC-Davis Advanced Entomology (Taxonomy & Field Ecology) course
July 2007: Gilman Fellowship, Dartmouth College Funding to participate in global collaborative fertilization/exclosure study (Nutrient Network)
September 2006 - 2008: Exotic/Invasive Pests and Diseases Research (UC-IPM), Title: Impact of exotic Mediterranean annual grasses on detrital food webs Co-PI (PI: Douglas Bolger, co-PI: Kathryn Cottingham)
April 2007: Parkinson Travel Award, Soil Ecology Society
April 2005 - May 2006: Center for Invasive Plant Management Seed Money Grant, Title: The Impact of invasive plants on detrital food web
Wolkovich, E. M. & Forecasting Phenology working group. 2011-2012. Warming experiments underpredict plant phenological responses to climate change. Talks at European & American Geophysical Union meetings.
Wolkovich, E. M., Cleland, E. E. 2010. Future questions in citizen science: Including phenology in community ecology theory. Invited talk at symposium at Ecological Society of America annual meeting.
Wolkovich, E. M., Cleland, E. E. 2009. The Phenology of Plant invasions: How temporal niches assemble plant communities. Phenology 2010 (Dublin).
Wolkovich, E. M., Cleland, E. E. 2009. The Phenology of Plant invasions: How temporal niches assemble
plant communities. American Geophysical Union fall meeting.
Wolkovich, E. M. August 2008. Invasive annual grasses enhance native shrubs and their arthropod communities through abiotic soil eff ects. Ecological Society of America (ESA) Meeting.
Wolkovich, E. M., K. L. Cottingham, C. de Mazancourt, S. Sandin & J. C. Moore. August 2007. How coupling
between green and brown food webs alters trophic structure. Invited talk at at organized oral session
“Trophic Structure Across Systems.” Ecological Society of America Meeting.
Biodiversity Discussion Group organizer, University of British Columbia, Spring 2012 to present
USA National Phenology Network (RCN participant 2009, 2010 and 2012, NCEAS project developed from 2009 meeting)
DOE Workshop: Strategies to promote integrated experiment-model approaches to terrestrial ecosystem study (March 2012)
American Geophysical Union 2011 fall meeting session: Beyond Earlier Spring: Diverse Phenological Responses to Climate Across Species and Ecosystems, co-organizer with B. I. Cook (December 2011)
Cyberinfrastucture for Collaborative Science, workshop participant (May 2011)
Nutrient Network RCN participant (global collaborative experiment) Lead organizer for arthropod sampling and analyses, in collaboration with E. T. Borer & A. D. Kay, Site Organizer for Etna, New Hampshire site, with K. L. Cottingham
National Center for Ecological Analysis & Synthesis working group participant Spring 2008 - present
Working group title: Detritus and dynamics of populations, food webs and communities
Book chapter completed: Dynamic properties of detritus, with K. L. Cottingham, J. C. Moore, P. de
Ruiter and A. Hastings
National Center for Ecological Analysis & Synthesis working group participant Fall 2005 - Fall 2008
Working group title: Trophic Stucture Across Ecosystems
Professional societies: American Geophysical Union, Ecological Society of America, Soil Ecology Society
Reviewer for: Agricultural & Forest Entomology, Agricultural & Forest Meterology, Annals of Botany, Applied Vegetation Science, Biogeochemistry, Biological Invasions, Climate Research, Diversity & Distributions, Ecological Applications, Ecology, Ecology Letters, Environmental Research, Frontiers in Ecology & the Environment, Global Change Biology, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC): WG IV, Journal of Animal Ecology, Journal of Applied Ecology, Journal of Ecology, Marine Ecology Progress Series, Nature, Nature Climate Change, New Phytologist, Oikos, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Proceedings of the National Academy, Science, Soil Biology & Biogeochemistry, Trends in Ecology & Evolution
Miscellaneous: Scientific diving (Scripps Institute for Oceanography), vertebrate exclosure construction. Languages: decent French and Spanish, working knowledge of Russian
Quantitative techniques: Mixed-effects including Bayesian approaches, structural equations, time-series methods (multivariate autoregressive, wavelets, breakpoints), meta-analysis statistics
Computer languages: Git, LaTeX, Maxima, R, Sweave, Subversion