Current Graduate Students

Lab Assistant

Winston Cornish
Winston Cornish, Lab assistant

Lab Alumni

Conor Fair, Ph.D. (2021) Currently: Assistant Research Scientist, University of Georgia
Kelly Murray, M.S. (2018) coadv.: D. Batzer. Currently Ph.D. student, University of Toronto Ontario – Canada
Tommy McElrath, Ph.D. (2017) Currently: Collection Manager, Insect Collection, Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, IL
James A. Robertson, Ph.D. (2010), Currently: Molecular Systematist, USDA National Identification Service
Floyd W. Shockley, Ph.D. (2009), Currently: Collections Manager, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Inst., Washington, D.C.
Nathan Lord, BSES (2006) & M.S. (2008) Currently: Senior Research Biological Scientist, U.S. Air Force
Carmen Rodriguez, Lab Intern (2005-2006) Currently: Alliance-sphere
Chris Hartley, M.S. (2005) Currently: Coordinator of Education, Sachs Butterfly House Missouri Bot. Garden, MO
Erica Chiao, M.S. (2000) Currently: Director Account Planning at Digitas Health, Philadelphia, PA
Kwevitoukoui (Brad) Hounkpati, Ph.D. (2019) Currently: Director, BSBIZTOGO, Inc. & Grain de Sel Togo, Inc.: Athens GA & Lome – Togo
Courtney Brissey, M.S. (2018) Lab Manager, Soil, Plant, & Water Lab, University of Georgia
Olivia F. Boyd, Lab Intern (2010-2012), Currently: Ph.D. student, Oregon State Univ., Corvallis, OR
Mark Milby, Lab Intern (2009), Currently: Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, IL
Wioletta Tomaszewska, Postdoc (2007-2008), Currently: Professor, Muzeum i Instytut Zoologii, Polskiej Akademii Nauk – Poland
Jessica MacLean, Lab Assistant (2008), Admin. Director of Education & Dev. Lurie Cancer Center, IL
Lori Shapiro, Lab Intern (2005-2006) Currently: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Tatiana Kiselyova, Ph.D. (2003) Currently: Artist/Scientific Illustrator & Equine Clicker Trainer, Athens, GA
Erich Tilgner, M.S. (1997), Ph.D. (2002) Currently: Independent Scholar
Brittany A. Clark, MPPPM (2018) coadv.: D. Batzer. Currently Penn. State Univ. Coop. Extension Service
Mary Faustina-Thuy Le, Lab Intern (2010-2012), Currently: Physician (Nephrology), Carrollton, GA
Jose’ Adriano Giorgi, Ph.D. (2009), Deceased. Formerly: Professor, Universidade Federal do Pará – Brasil
Juanita A. Forrester, M.S. (2003), Ph.D. (2008) Currently: Lead Biology Instructor, Chattahoochee Technical College, GA
Clare H. Scott Chialvo, Lab Intern (2006-2007) Currently: Assist. Professor, Dept. Biology, Appalachian State Univ., Boone, NC
Shannon Fitzgerald, Lab Assistant (2005) Currently: Compliance Specialist, Structural Pest Section, GA Dept. of Ag.
James Pitts, Ph.D. (2002) coadv.: K. Ross Currently: Professor & Curator Utah State Univ., Logan, UT

Museum Interns & Assistants

INTERN directory (click here)

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