Dr. Nick Henshue has a B.S. in Environmental Education, Master’s in Biology, and Ph.D. in Ecology. Nick’s research entails earthworms in post-industrial soils — the way they are part of
Anthony received his PhD in 2016 for work on population genetics of high impact invasive plant species. His work takes a multidisciplinary approach, combining traditional ecology with modern molecular and
Megan is fascinated by the unforeseen biodiversity our cities can harbor. Birds are one of the most ubiquitous of the non-human city-dwellers, and one of her very favorite contributors to
Dr. Kimberly Plank’s dissertation research investigated the ecological role of the root enzyme polyphenol oxidase in the invasive plant genus Bromus. She currently is a Biologist in the Technical Support Group at the
Dr. Julia Perzley is a plant ecologist interested in urban systems and public science education. Currently she is teaching Concepts in Biology, a large introductory biology course at Rutgers Newark.
Sahil’s research focused on understanding how heavy metal contamination shapes biodiversity in brownfields. During his PhD, he studied effects of metal contamination on diversity of epigeic invertebrate community and particularly
Tony’s dissertation research explored the dispersal strategies of two invasive viburnum shrubs throughout New Jersey, the New York Metropolitan area, and the greater Philadelphia area. His two motivating questions were as follows: are