2002

Puja Batra, 2002, Ph.D.
MSU Department:  Department of Integrative Biology
Advisor:  Fred Dyer
Dissertation Title:  Foraging ecology of giant honey bees, Apis dorsata, in an Indian Forest

Anne Engh, 2002, Ph.D.
MSU Department:  Integrative Biology
Advisor:  Kay Holekamp
Dissertation title:  The causes and consequences of social rank in the spotted hyena, Crocuta crocuta

Merritt Gillilland, 2002, MS
MSU Department:  Department of Zoology
Advisor:  Tom Getty
Thesis title:  Microhabitat analysis of bass tapeworm, Proteocephalus ambloplitis, infrapopulations in four species of centrarchids from Gull Lake, Michigan

Heather Hallen-Adams, 2002, Ph.D.
MSU Department: 
Department of Botany
Advisor: Gerald Adams
Dissertation title:  Studies in amatoxin-producing genera of fungi: Phylogenetics and toxin distribution

Brian Keas, 2002 Ph.D.
MSU Department:  Department of Integrative Biology
Advisor:  Tom Burton
Dissertation title:  Influence of water level on coastal wet meadow snail communities

Jason Kilgore, 2002, Ph.D.
MSU Department:  Department of Botany
Advisor:  Frank Telewski
Thesis title:  A dendroecological analysis of a long-term reforestation experiment in Grayling, Michigan

Christopher Lepczyk, 2002, Ph.D.
MSU Department:  Department of Fisheries and WIldlife
Advisor:  Jack Liu
DIssertation title:  Effects of human activities on birds across landscapes in the Midwest

Rodrigo Marcader, 2002, MS
MSU Department:  Department of Entomology
Advisor:  Mark Scriber
Thesis title:  Phenophase dependent tolerance to foliar herbivory in grape vines, Vitis labrusca (L.) var. 'Niagara'

David Raikow, 2002, Ph.D.
MSU Department:  Department of Zoology
Advisor:  Steve Hamilton
Dissertation title:  How the feeding ecology of native and exotic mussels affects freshwater ecosystems

Laura Schreeg, 2002, MS
MSU Department:  Department of Forestry
Advisor:  Richard Kobe
Thesis title:  Do differences in soil resource availability affect forest composition in northern lower Michigan? A field investigation of seedling growth, survival and morphology

Todd Wills, 2002, MS
MSU Department:  Department of Fisheries and Wildlife
Advisor:  Mary Bremigan
Thesis title:  Evaluation of habitat enhancement structures in four reservoirs of the Au Sable River, Michigan

Jeff Winston, 2002, MS
MSU Department:  Department of Zoology
Advisor:  Don Hall
Thesis title:  Plan B, no title

Carrie Woodrum, 2002, MS
MSU Department:  Department of Botany
Advisor:  Frank Ewers
Thesis title:  Hydraulic, biomechanical and anatomical study of xylem from five tree species of Acer