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Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Microtopoclimatic Effects on a Climate-Sensitive Habitat Specialist, the American Pika (Ochotona princeps), Aidan Taylor Beers

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Gut Microbiota, and Management of American Bison (Bison bison) in Conservation and Commercial Herds of the Great Plains, Gaddy Theodore Bergmann

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The Compatible Solute Glycerol as a Photosynthetic Sink and Energy Carrier in Freshwater and Marine Chlamydomonas, Tyson Andrew Burch

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Predictors and consequences of nest-switching behavior in barn swallows (Hirundo rustica erythrogaster), Kyle Jordan Donahue

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Tools for the Occurrence of Free-Living and Symbiotic Organisms in Space and Time, Maxwell B. Joseph

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Developing an Evolutionary Roadmap to High Lipid Accumulating Diatoms: A Systematic Appraisal of Amphora Sensu Lato, Joshua G. Stepanek

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On Taking a Thermal Approach to Fragmentation Research, Kika Tarsi Tuff

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Re-evaluating the Ecological Role of a Keystone Species at the Urban-Wildland Interface, Stower Charles Beals

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Host-Parasite Interactions of the African Cuckoo Catfish (Synodontis multipunctatus), Marcus Steven Cohen

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Stay Cool: Exploring A Group Performed Thermoregulatory Fanning Behavior In Honeybees, Chelsea Nicole Cook

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Long Term Restoration Projects: Invasive Species Caused Feedbacks Above and Belowground, Akasha May Faist

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Patterns and Processes Underlying Soil Microbial Community Succession, Joseph E. Knelman

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Ecology of the Amphibian Skin Associated Microbiome and Its Role in Pathogen Defense, Jordan Gehb Kueneman

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Genomics of Adaptation and Diversification, Ryan C. Lynch

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Impacts of Climate and Distrubances on Vegetation Dynamics in Piñon-Juniper Woodlands, Miranda D. Redmond

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Investigating the Impacts of Deterministic Forces on Bees in Human Modified Environments, Collin Jon Schwantes

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Behavior, Ecology, and Evolution of the Cicada-Hunting Parasitoid Flies (Diptera: Sarcophagidae: Emblemasomatini), Brian J. Stucky

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Foraging Behavior, Behavioral Flexibility, and Range Size of Australian Honeyeaters (Meliphagidae), Sarah Katherine Wagner

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Colonizing the Caribbean: Biogeography, Physiology, and Diversification of Limia (Poeciliidae), Pablo Francisco Weaver

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Size Matters: How Pool Volume Affects the Survival of Fairy Shrimp on the Colorado Plateau, Evelyn Cheng

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Effects of Fish on Aquatic Food Webs at High Elevation, Thomas Mabon Detmer

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Population Genetics of Ovis and Phylogenetics of Caprinae: A Comparison of Different Genetic Markers for Evaluation of Diversity at Multiple Taxonomic Levels, Catherine Colleen Driscoll

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Variation in Anti-Insect Defenses of Three Coniferous Tree Species across Temporal and Spatial Gradients of the Colorado Front Range, Scott Ferrenberg

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An Evolutionary Perspective on Selecting High-Lipid-Accumulating Diatoms (Bacillariophyta): Literature Review, New Data, and Future Prospects, Francis Joseph Fields

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The Production and Consumption of Volatile Organic Compounds in Soil and Decomposing Litter, Christopher Marshall Gray

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Not Just a Silly Voice: Dogs Respond to Motherese but Wolves Do Not, Hilary Deanne Hastings

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Environmental and Genetic Influences on Melanin-Based Plumage Coloration: Implications for Population Divergence, Joanna Kay Hubbard

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Climate and Spatial Variability: Vernal Pool Plant Abundance and Community Composition, Christopher John Javornik

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Understanding the Effects of Host and Pathogen Diversity on Disease and Pathogen Transmission at Multiple Spatial Scales, Joseph Richard Mihaljevic

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Interactions Between Digenean Trematodes and Human Land Use, Nutrient Cycling, and Climate in Colorado, John Anthony Mischler

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The Role of Native Ecosystems in Constraining Alien Tree Invasions, Taryn Lee Morris

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Forest Soil Black Carbon Retention a Decade after a Fire in Northwestern Colorado, Rebecca Elkus Poore

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Parasite ecology in freshwater wetlands: Consequences for hosts, communities and ecosystems, Daniel Lucas Preston

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Parasite Metacommunities across Scales: Trematodes in Their Freshwater Mollusk Hosts, Katherine Lee Dosch Richgels

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Exploring Generalities in the Drivers of Diversity Patterns in Fragmented Landscapes: Multi-continental Model Cross-comparisons Using Butterflies, Natalie Suzanne Robinson

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The Effects of Wind on Foraging Strategies of Atta cephalotes Leaf-Cutter Ants, Michael John Rodriguez

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Global Measurement of Nitrous Oxide Isotopomers using Cavity Ring-down Spectroscopy, Amy Elizabeth Steiker

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The Dentition of Cypriniform Fishes as a Model for the Nature of Developmental Constraints on Evolution, Julie Françoise Szymaszek

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Causes and Consequences of Fine Scale Spatial Heterogeneity of Soil Nutrients, Kallin Tea

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Effects of topography and forest change on soil nutrient dynamics in wet tropical forests, Samantha Rose Weintraub

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Characterizing Metrics and Outcomes of Stress in a Climate-Sensitive Species, the American Pika, Jennifer Lee Wilkening

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Evolutionary Divergence in Sexual Signals: Insights from within and among Barn Swallow Populations, Matthew Reed Wilkins

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Nationwide Distributional Determinants For A Wildlife And Human Parasite, Ian David Buller

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Disturbance interactions in subalpine forests, their impacts on forest resilience, carbon, and future carbon storage under a variety of management and climate change scenarios, Brian Buma

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Effects of beetle kill on Colorado mountain stream ecosystems, Leigh Ayn Cooper

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Climatic and Habitat Drivers of American Pika (Ochotona princeps) Occupancy and Population Density Dynamics in the Southern Rocky Mountain Region, Liesl Peterson Erb

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Untangling a Phylogenetic Knot of Serpents: Integrative Systematics on Neotropical Snakes, Robert C. Jadin

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An Ecological Approach to Geogenic Arsenic Contamination in Bangladesh, Teresa Marie Legg

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Effects of Biological Control and Precipitation on Spotted Knapweed (Centaurea stoebe) Population Dynamics, Anastasia Phyllis Maines

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Predation on parasites and its consequences for transmission, Sarah Anne Orlofske

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The North American Bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus): Dispersal and Reservoir Potential of a Problematic Invasive Species in the Colorado Front Range, Anna Christine Peterson

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Precipitation Change in a Semi-Arid Grassland: Plant Community Responses and Management Strategies, Janet Sullivan Prevey

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Patterns of Hybridization Among Catostomids of the Upper Colorado River Basin and the Diversity of Their Associated Microbiota, Se Jin Song

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Ecological Costs and Benefits of Secondary Metabolites in Animal-Dispersed Fruits, Susan Richardson Whitehead

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Age-related reproduction: Conceptual revisions and empirical tests written by Rachel Joan Wildrick, Rachel Joan Wildrick

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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The Morphological and Molecular Microevolution and Development of Mimulus guttatus (Phrymaceae) Shoot Architecture, Robert Leo Baker

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Prairie Dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus) and Vegetation Dynamics in Boulder, Colorado: A Retrospective Analysis, Stower Charles Beals

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Landscape and anthropogenic effects on mammal occupancy in the Appalachian Trail corridor, Peter Lowell Erb

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Morphological Predictors and Genetic Consequences of Nest Predation in the North American Barn Swallow Hirundo Rustica Erythrogaster, Andrew James Haberstroh Flynn

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Building data into knowledge: Identifying challenges and their solutions in biodiversity informatics, Andrew William Hill

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Stress hormones and selection: Assessing the physiological underpinnings of a sexually selected melanin-based trait and the roles of genes and environment in shaping corticosterone profiles, Brittany Rene Jenkins

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Nestmate Recognition and Cuticular Hydrocarbon Profiles in the Ant Formica argentea, Michelle Ochomogo Krasnec

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Landscape structure and plant age effects on terpenoid emissions from Pinus ponderosa and Pteridium aquilinum, Monica Beatriz Madronich

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Climate-driven shifts in host-parasite interactions: Consequences for parasite transmission and amphibian pathology, Sara Hellmuth Paull

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Invasive crayfish in a desert spring system: Using landscape genetics to inform ecological restoration, Elizabeth Love Paulson

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Understanding the Diversity and Community Structure of Bdelloid Rotifer Soil Communities., Michael Scott Robeson

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Dispersal, Diversity and Divergence: Evolutionary Processes in Prairie Dogs (Genus Cynomys), Loren Cassin Sackett

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Biogeochemical couplings among Earth’s ecosystems: a focus on old-growth tropical rainforest, Philip Graham Taylor

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Mountain Pine Beetle Disturbance and Climate Impacts on Subalpine Forest Carbon Cycling, Nicole Anne Trahan

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The effects of atmospheric composition, climate, and herbivory on plant secondary metabolism and volatile organic carbon emissions, Amy Marie Trowbridge

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Fertilization Biology of Maize and Teosinte, Chi-Chih Wu

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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The spatiotemporal dynamics of microbes in the near-surface atmosphere, Robert Michael Bowers

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Landscape-Scale Variation in Soil Microbial Communities Across a Forested Watershed, Kathryn Gwyn Eilers

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The development and evolutionary origin of barbels in the channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus (Siluriformes: Ictaluridae), Michael Brent Hawkins

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Tracing the Evolutionary History of Coca (Erythroxylum), Melissa Islam

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High and Dry: Spaced Out Microbes in Arid Alpine Environments, Andrew John King

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The Impact of Colonizer Plants on Bacterial Community Structure and Function in Early Successional Soils of a Glacial Forefield, Joseph E. Knelman

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Conservation Genetics of Wild Coffee (Coffea Spp.) in Madagascar, Sarada Krishnan

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The good, the bad and the flexible: interactions of Erysimum capitatum with pollinators and herbivores over space and time, Claire Ruth Lay

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Evolution & Conservation of Cutthroat Trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii spp.) in the Southern Rocky Mountains, Sierra Magenta Love Stowell

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The importance of plant ontogeny for tri-trophic interactions, Carolina Quintero

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Interactions of Climate, Carbon, and Nutrient Cycling in Wet Tropical Forest, William Russell Wieder

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Testing the effects of resource distribution on simultaneous predator and prey habitat selection using seven-spotted lady beetles (Coccinella septempunctata L. , Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) , pea aphids (Acyrthosiphon pisum (Harris) , Hemiptera: Aphididae) , and tic bean plants (Vicia faba L. , Fabaceae), Amanda Christine Williams

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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The Effects of Logging, Fire and Blowdown on Colorado Subalpine Forest Soil, Kendra Willene Morliengo-Bredlau