Rebecca J. Rundell | Environmental Biology | SUNY ESF
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Rebecca J. RundellAssociate Professor

Rebecca J. Rundell

457 Illick Hall
1 Forestry Drive
Syracuse, NY 13210

315-470-6760
rrundell@esf.edu

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Current Graduate Advisees

Current Graduate Advisees

Jesse Czekanski MoirJesse Czekanski Moir

  • Degree Sought: PHD
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Rundell
  • Area of Study: EFB Conservation Biology

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Personal Statement
Well howdy there! I study the causes and correlates of species diversity, especially as they pertain to ants and land snails in Palau. Check out the links for more info!

Graduate Research Topic
Conservation Biology; community ecology; evolutionary biology; biogeography; some dabbling in simulations of evolution

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Palau field course blog
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sometimes I help this ant blog
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I fell into a soil pit once
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Katy LawsonKaty Lawson
kanewcom@syr.edu

  • Degree Sought: PHD
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Drew and Rundell
  • Area of Study: EFB Ecology

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Personal Statement
Katy started a PhD program at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in fall 2020. She works with Dr. Joshua Drew, a conservation ecologist, and Dr. Rebecca Rundell, an evolutionary biologist. Katy's research is funded by a 2020 National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship. Katy's research involves marine invertebrate biodiversity in the western Pacific. Her interests include marine invasions, invertebrate taxonomy, social-biological interaction, scuba, and biodiversity conservation. Katy worked as a Research Technician for the Marine Invasions Lab at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) in Edgewater, MD. She worked for the lab from April 2015 to August 2020. Katy graduated with a B.A. in Environmental Science and Maritime Studies from Williams College in Williamstown, MA in 2014. She has worked in many places including Alaska, Pacific Northwest, San Francisco Bay, Southern California, Panama, Florida Keys, Chesapeake Bay, New England Coast, Maine Coast, and Northeastern Australia. Originally from Macon, GA, Katy now lives in Syracuse, NY. She was a member of the SERC Women in Science Committee, a scholarship recipient from the Women Divers Hall of Fame, and was the intern coordinator for the Our World Underwater Lee Somers AAUS Dive Training Internship (2017-2019).


Brittany LeydaBrittany Leyda
baleyda@syr.edu

  • Degree Sought: MPS
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Rundell
  • Area of Study: EFB Ecology

Nicki McCoyNicki McCoy
ncmccoy@syr.edu

  • Degree Sought: MS
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Rundell
  • Area of Study: Environmental & Forest Biology