Former Lab Members

Qin Xu (RA) 2023
Phil Walker (PhD) 2023
Summer spatial ecology of woodland caribou across northern Ontario
John Pattison-Williams (RA) 2022
Laurens Put (RA) 2020-2022
Maddie Trottier (MSc) 2022
Disparity in conspecific interaction and vigilance behaviour in a partially-migratory elk herd (Cervus canadensis) on a sympatric winter range
Maria Dobbin (MSc) 2022
Implications of direct contacts between mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) on transmission of chronic wasting disease
Kelsey Gritter (MSc) 2022
Individual-based movement model of mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) contacts and application to artificial attractants
Johanna Thalmann (RA) 2018-2020
Peter Smolko (PDF) 2018-2020
Kelly Mulligan (MSc) 2020
Jacky Normandeau (MSc) 2019
Linking partial migration to endo- and ectoparasite infection of collared and uncollared elk
Mitch Flowers (MSc) 2019
Jodi Berg (PhD) 2019
Kara MacAulay (MSc) 2019
Eric Spilker (MSc) 2018
Shantel Sparkes (MSc) 2016
Elk carrying capacity since the 1980 Mt. St. Helens eruption
Kerri Krawchuk (MSc) 2014
Is niche separation between wolves and cougars realized in the Rocky Mountains?
Peter Smolko (PhD) 2013
Fire-habitat relationships of Cervus elaphus
Andrew Geary (MSc) 2013
Succession, herbicides, forage nutrition and elk body condition at Mount St. Helens, Washington
Current position: Environmental consultant
Barry Nobert (MSc) 2013
Landscape ecology of mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) and white-tailed deer (o. virginianus) with implications for chronic wasting disease
Current position: ABMI technician
Alexei Potopov (RA) 2009- 2012
Epidemiological modeling of deer of CWD
Current position: Senior Research Associate, Department of Oncology, University of Alberta
Lindsay Glines (MSc) 2011
Woody plant encroachment into grasslands within the Red Deer River drainage, Alberta
Current position: Biologist, MWH Canada
Peter Knamiller (MSc) 2011
Seasonal wolf predation in a multi-prey system in west-central Alberta
Current position: Carnivore Specialist – Yukon Government
Tom Habib (MSc) 2010
Ecology and management of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) and mule deer (O. hemionus) of east-central Alberta in relation to chronic wasting disease
Current position: Research Coordinator, ABMI
Darcy Visscher (PhD) 2010
Trade-offs between risk and reward at multiple scales: a state-dependent approach
Current position: Assistant Professor of Biology, King’s University
Barry Robinson (MSc) 2009
Foraging-predator avoidance trade-offs made by migrant and resident elk (Cervus elaphus) on their sympatric winter range
Current position: Ecologist Team Leader, Elk Island National Park
Heather McPhee (MSc) 2009
Kill site selection and attack rates of wolves in heterogeneous environments in west central Alberta
Current position: Environmental Assessment Scientist, Parks Canada
Erin Rees (PDF) 2009
Modeling CWD spread in SK and AB
Current position: Adjunct Professor, University of Prince Edward Island
Nathan Webb (PhD) 2009
Density, demography, functional response of wolf population in central Alberta, Canada
Current position: Special Projects Coordinator, Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife
Philip De Witt (MSc) 2008
Ungulate guild dynamics: Mechanisms and consequences for aspen-parklands
Current position: Wildlife Ecologist at Matrix Solutions Inc.
Maria Didkowsky (MSc) 2007
Scales of forage selection by ungulates in Aspen Parkland
Current position: Wildlife Biologist at Environment and Sustainable Resource Development
Hannah McKenzie (MSc) 2007
Wolf movement responses to on linear features
Current position: Quantitative Wildlife Biologist, Alberta Environment and Parks
Mark Hebblewhite (PhD) 2006
Linking predation risk and forage to ungulate population dynamics
Current position: Associate Professor, University of Montana, Missoula
Jacqui Frair (PhD) 2005
Survival and movement behaviour of resident and translocated wapiti (Cervus elaphus): Implications of their management in west-central Alberta, Canada
Current position: Associate Professor at SUNY ESF & Associate Director of the ESF Roosevelt Wildlife Station
James Allen (MSc) 2004
Use of sightability models and resource selection functions to enhance aerial population surveys of elk (Cervus elaphus) in Alberta
Current position: Head Biologist, Game and Priority Species, SRD
Stephen Hamilton (MSc) 2003
Estimating winter carrying capacity for bison in Wood Buffalo National Park
Current position: PhD Candidate, University of Alberta
Megan Watters (MSc) 2003
The effects of grazing by large herbivores on carbon and nitrogen dynamics in montane grasslands of Jasper National Park
Current position: Environmental consultant, Edmonton, AB.
Leslie McInenly (MSc) 2003
Seasonal effects of defoliation on montane rough fescue (Festuca campestris Rydb.)
Current position: Minnesota Department Conservation
Daniel Fortin (PDF) 2003
Foraging ecology of elk
Current position: Biology Professor, Université Laval