Justin Mathias Ph.D. 2020.
Thesis: Tree growth and water use efficiency during the 20th century: from global trends to local drivers.
Employment: Postdoc, University of California, Santa Barbara
Kenny Smith Ph.D. 2016.
Thesis: Controls on ecosystem nitrogen status and carbon balance in red spruce forests located in a region of historically high atmospheric N deposition
Employment: Postdoc, Utah State University, Logan, Utah
Scott Spal M.S. 2012.
Thesis: Investigating changes in productivity of an old growth Juniperus stand: A physiological and isotopic approach
Employment: Monsanto Company, St. Louis, MO
Sarah Davis Ph.D. 2007.
Thesis: Productivity and carbon budgets of harvested central Appalachian forests
Employment: Associate Professor, Ohio University, Athens, OH
Chris Buyarski M.S. 2007.
Thesis: Photosynthetic capacity of deciduous tree species growing in the Duke FACE experiment with elevated CO2 and N fertilization
Employment: Lab Technician, University of Minnesota
Gera Jochum M.S. 2005.
Thesis: Effects of elevated temperature on Panax quinquefolisecophysiology and pharmacological activity on human breast MCF-7 carcinoma cells
Employment: Communication Specialist/Writer, NSF, Washington, DC
Clint Springer Ph.D. 2004.
Thesis: Estimating net photosynthesis and productivity of a loblolly pine forest grown with carbon dioxide enrichment
Employment: Associate Professor, St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA
Jeff Herrick Ph.D. 2002.
Thesis: Integrated responses of overstory sweetgum (Liquidambar styracufluaL.) trees to elevated atmospheric CO2: a field experiment at the Duke Forest FACE site
Employment: US Environmental Protection Agency,Research Triangle Park, NC
Teri Myers Ph.D. 2000.
Thesis: Effects of nitrogen and water on growth, photosynthesis, and leaf properties of deciduous tree species with consequences for gypsy moth herbivory
Employment: Sr. Project Manager/Environmental Scientist at CDM Smith, Bel Air, MD
Kirsten Summy-Olesniewicz M.S. 1998.
Thesis: Effects of mycorrhizalcolonization and phosphorus soil availability on nitrogen fixation and biomass production of Robinia pseudoacaciaL. seedlings grown under current and future atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations
Employment: Director of Operations, Corporate Investigations Inc., Pittsburgh, PA
David Myers 1996-2000
Now employed: Faculty, Upward Bound, Missoula, Montana
Joy Ward 1998-1999
Now employed: Professor, University of Kansas
Skip J. Van Bloem 2003-2004
Now employed: Director, Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science, Clemson University, Georgetown, SC