Jacqueline L Frair | Environmental Biology | SUNY ESF
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Jacqueline L FrairProfessor and Director, Roosevelt Wildlife Station

Jacqueline Frair

257 Illick Hall
1 Forestry Drive
Syracuse, NY 13210

315-470-4905
jfrair@esf.edu


Current Graduate Advisees

Current Graduate Advisees

Melanie BergerMelanie Berger
mberge01@syr.edu

  • Degree Sought: PHD
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Frair
  • Area of Study: EFB Fish & Wildlife Biology & Management

Favorite Quote
"Creativity is intelligence having fun." - Albert Einstein


Lilian Bonjorne de AlmeidaLilian Bonjorne de Almeida
lbdealme@syr.edu

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

Graduate Research Topic
Effects of forest loss and fragmentation on felids in Brazil. Collaboration with Brazilian institutions, including CENAP/ ICMBio (National Research Center for Carnivore Conservation/ Chico Mendes for the Conservation of Biodiversity), Guarulhos Zoo, and São Paulo City Hall.


Stephanie CunninghamStephanie Cunningham
stcunnin@syr.edu

  • Degree Sought: PHD
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Frair
  • Area of Study: EFB Ecology

Personal Statement
My research interests are mainly population and quantitative ecology. For my Master's research, I studied behavior and demography of greater white-fronted geese in North America and western Europe.

Graduate Research Topic
Demography of fisher populations in northern New York. I am interested in spatial and temporal trends of abundance and vital rates.


Terra RentzTerra Rentz
tarentz@syr.edu

  • Degree Sought: MS
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Frair and Parker
  • Area of Study: EFB Fish & Wildlife Biology & Management

Graduate Research Topic
Strengthening the Public Trust: Management Effectiveness of State Fish and Wildlife Agencies

Favorite Quote
"Like the resource it seeks to protect, wildlife conservation must be dynamic. Changing as conditions change, seeking always to become more effective." (Rachel Carson, Silent Spring)


Fatima Sanchez MosquedaFatima Sanchez Mosqueda
dsanch15@syr.edu

  • Degree Sought: MS
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Frair
  • Area of Study: EFB Conservation Biology

Personal Statement
From Iquitos, the capital of the biggest "state" of Peru, which is part of the Amazon rainforest and contains one of the highest levels of biodiversity in South America. I'm a Fulbright and Concytec grantee Master's student in Environmental & Forest Biology. My background includes wildlife monitoring (using invasive and non-invasive sampling methods for terrestrial and aquatic mammals, primates, alligators, birds, and bats) in the tropical rainforests of Peru and part of the Andes Amazon region. My focus is on wildlife conservation, particularly mammal research. I also have experience in field work in extreme conditions with indigenous communities and rural citizens as part of different projects launched in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest. My research interests center on wild cats and their prey, understanding their inter- and intraspecific interactions, and human-wildlife conflicts.

Favorite Quote
“YOU cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around YOU. What YOU do makes a difference, and YOU have to decide what kind of difference YOU want to make.” Jane Goodall (:


Georgianna SilveiraGeorgianna Silveira
gsilveir@syr.edu

  • Degree Sought: MS
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Frair
  • Area of Study: EFB Ecology

Sandy SlovikoskySandy Slovikosky
saslovik@syr.edu

  • Degree Sought: MS
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Frair
  • Area of Study: EFB Fish & Wildlife Biology & Management

Personal Website
Web Link

Personal Statement
Though originally from Munich, Germany, I was raised in the American Southwest in Tucson, Arizona. I have always been passionate about big cats, though also love other mammals in addition to herps, birds, and other wildlife species. My personal interests include sharing about Jesus and serving within the church, spending time with family and friends, reading, and learning new languages. I also enjoy being involved with the GSA at ESF and Christian Outreach at SU.

Graduate Research Topic
My research interests primarily center on human-wildlife conflict, large carnivore ecology, endangered species conservation, and international work. My research focus is on how observations of livestock depredation by carnivores, as well as their variance, relate to the spatio-temporal scale (both extent and resolution) at which these data are collected. Moreover, I am assessing how these observations of conflict relate to carnivore densities with a focus on leopard.