Sandra De Urioste-Stone – Graduate Students
Current Graduate Students:
- Neil Clayton (MS). Geospatial decision support tool for forest landscape management. NRT conservation science trainee. (Co-advised by Dr. Aaron Weiskittel)
- MacKenzie Conant (MS). Risk-perceptions of tick-borne disease in Western Maine. NRT conservation science trainee.
- Carly Frank (MS). Climate change threats to Maine wild blueberry production. NRT one health and the environment trainee. (Co-advised by Dr. Sean Birkel)
- Lucy Martin (MS). COVID-19 and its impacts on protected areas in Maine. NRT conservation science trainee.
- Elizabeth Pellecer Rivera (PhD). Understanding the relationship between tourism and mosquito-borne disease transmission.
- Megan Schierer (MS). Socio-ecological factors of mosquito distribution. NRT one health and the environment trainee. (Co-advised by Dr. Allison Gardner)
- Alyssa Soucy (PhD). Shifting baseline syndrome among Maine conservationists and recreationists: Implications for education, planning, and spatial tools. NRT conservation science trainee. (Co-advised by Dr. Parinaz Rahimzadeh-Bajgiran)
- Gabriela Wolf-Gonzalez (MS). Socio-ecological approaches to changing winters. NRT conservation science trainee. (Co-advised by Dr. Sarah Nelson)
- Alaina Woods (PhD). NRT one health and the environment trainee. (Co-advised by Dr. Pauline Kamath)
Past Graduate Students:
- Valeria Briones (MS). Forest phenology and resource management in Maine (Completed August 2021). NRT conservation science trainee. Currently works at Woodwell Climate Research Center.
- Asha DiMatteo-LePape (MS). Socio-ecological perspectives of moose management in Maine (Completed August 2021). NRT conservation science trainee. Currently with AmeriCorps.
- Sarah Rappaport (MS). Risk perceptions of tick-borne diseases in Maine: Surveying outdoor enthusiasts (Completed August 2021). Currently works at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Human Dimensions American Conservation Experience.
- Lydia Horne (PhD). Climate change risk and adaptation in coastal tourism destinations in Maine (Completed December 2020). NRT conservation science trainee. Currently works as Postdoctoral Associate at University of Northern Colorado.
- Sandesh Shrestha (MS). Livelihoods and adaptation strategies to global changes in rural Nepal (Completed August 2019). Works as Geospatial Research Associate at Kentucky State University.
- James Elliott (MS). A socio-ecological approach to wildlife disease risk: The health of Maine moose (Completed May 2019). Currently works as process development scientist for New England Biolabs.
- Brooke Hafford MacDonald (MS). Lead exposure in Maine’s Common Loons (Completed December 2018). Currently works at Acadia National Park.
- Andrew Morgan (MS). Public perceptions of metallic mineral mining in Maine (Completed December 2017). Currently works as land steward and program director for Pound Ridge Land Conservancy.
- Emily Wilkins (MS). Economic impacts of weather and climate to Maine’s tourism industry (Completed May 2016). Currently works as a research social scientist at the U.S. Geological Survey.
- Jessica Fefer (MS). Visitor impact management frameworks (Completed August 2015). Dr. Fefer is an Assistant Professor at Kansas State University in the Horticulture and Natural Resource Department.
- Matthew Scaccia (MS). Maine residents’ attitudes toward sustainable tourism development (Completed August 2015). Currently works as an easement steward for the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests.