Current Students


  • Alissa Calabrese – (Pictured Above) Ph.D. student studying the evolution of hermaphroditism in clam shrimp
  • Gabreille Russel – PhD student studying climate change’s impacts on headwater stream function in Northeast Ohio
  • Chathumadavi Ediriweera – PhD student studying the evolution of sex chromosomes.
  • Connor Lang – MS student studying the evolution of sex chromosomes.

Past Students

Rebecah Ford (2017) – Thesis: Intersexual conflict in androdioecious clam shrimp species: Do androdioecious hermaphrodites evolve to avoid mating with males? Currently employed as a Natural Resource Conservation Technician at Lorain County Metroparks in Lorain, OH

Not Pictured Above:

Bob Bennett (1998) – Thesis: Inbreeding depression in the androdioecious clam shrimp, Eulimnadia texana.

Julie Hutchison (1999) – Thesis: Fertilization rates in two populations of the androdioecious ephemeral pond crustacean, Eulimnadia texana.

Parker Stoller (2019) – Thesis: The impact of road salt on macroinvertebrate communities in temporary wetlands in northeast Ohio.

Jessica Parant (2019) – Thesis: A comparative study of small headwater streams in northeast Ohio regarding restoration.