2008

Gabe Hamer, 2008, PhD
MSU Department: Department of Fisheries and Wildlife
Advisor: Edward D. Walker
Dissertation Title: West Nile virus transmission ecology: vector-host interactions

Eva Lewandowski, 2008, MS
MSU Department: Department of Integrative Biology
Advisor: Thomas Getty
Thesis Title: The effects of pokeweed display characteristics on frugivore identity and fruit removal

Wiline Pangle (Trouilloud), 2008, Ph.D.
MSU Department: Department of Integrative Biology
Advisor: Kay E. Holekamp
Dissertation Title: Threat-sensitive behaviors and its ontogenetic development in top mammalian carnivores

Kevin Pangle, 2008, Ph.D.
MSU Department: Department of Fisheries and Wildlife
Advisor: Scott Peacor
Dissertation Title: The role of non-consumptive effects in the net effect of an invasive predator in the Laurentian Great Lakes

Susan Spaulding, 2008, MS
MSU Department: Department of Forestry
Advisor: David E. Rothstein
Thesis Title: Does clearcut harvesting emulate the effects of natural disturbance on the development of stand structure in Pinus banksiana forests of northern lower Michigan

Kevin Theis, 2008, PhD
MSU Department: Department of Integrative Biology
Advisor: Kay E. Holekamp
Dissertation Title: Scent marking in a highly social mammalian species, the spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta)

Lindsey Walters, 2008, PhD
MSU Department: Department of Integrative Biology
Advisor: Thomas Getty
Dissertation Title: Mate quality and parental investment in the house wren

Rachel Williams, 2008, MS
MSU Department: Department of Plant Biology
Advisor: L. Alan Prather