RECENT ALUMNI

Molly Bost
Molly Bost

Advisor: Brent McKee
Completion Year: M.S., 2016
Area of Interest: Geochronology and biogeochemistry in coastal sediments
Avery Bullock
Avery Bullock

Advisor: Carol Arnosti
Completion Year: M.S., 2014
Area of Interest: Marine Nutrient Processing
Zena Cardman
Zena Cardman

Advisor: Andreas Teske
Completion Year: M.S., 2014
Area of Interest: Hydrothermal Vent Microbiology
Natalie Cohen
Natalie Cohen

Advisor: Adrian Marchetti
Completion Year: Ph.D., 2017
Area of Interest: Phytoplankton Physiology
Sara Coleman
Sara Coleman

Advisor: Joel Fodrie
Completion Year: M.S., 2014
Area of Interest: Oyster Reef Ecology
Luke Dodd
Luke Dodd

Advisor: Mike Piehler
Completion Year: Ph.D., 2015
Area of Interest: Oyster Reef Ecology
Emily Elliott
Emily Elliott

Co-Advisors: Brent McKee and Antonio Rodriguez
Completion Year: Ph.D., 2017
Area of Interest: Coastal and Fluvial Geology
Kelsey Ellis
Kelsey Ellis

Advisor: Adrian Marchetti
Completion Year: M.S., 2015
Area of Interest: Phytoplankton Molecular Physiology
John Gunnell
John Gunnell

Advisor: Brent McKee
Completion Year: M.S., 2016
Area of Interest: Sediment Geochemistry and Radiology
Serena Hackerott
Serena Hackerott

Advisor: John Bruno
Completion Year: M.S., 2014
Area of Interest: Coral Reef Ecology, Invasive Lionfish
Dan Hoer
Dan Hoer

Advisor: Christopher Martens
Completion Year: Ph.D., 2015
Area of Interest: Carbon and Nitrogen Biogeochemistry
Kimmaree Horvath
Kimmaree Horvath

Advisor: Justin Ries
Completion Year: M.S., 2014
Area of Interest: Climate Changes and Coral
Anna Jalowska
Anna Jalowska

Co-Advisors: Brent McKee and Antonio Rodriguez
Completion Year: Ph.D., 2016
Area of Interest: The source of nutrients and particles, their remobilization, transport and contribution to global circulation
Jihyuk Kim
Jihyuk Kim

Advisor: Jaye Cable
Completion Year: Ph.D., 2016
Area of Interest: Coastal Hydrology and Geochemistry
Caleb King
Caleb King

Advisor: Chris Martens
Completion Year: M.S., 2015
Area of Interest: Biogeochemical Cycling
Meredith Kintzing
Meredith Kintzing


Completion Year: Postdoc (2010 - 2013)
Area of Interest: Trophic Relationships on Reefs
Ian Kroll
Ian Kroll

Advisor: Joel Fodrie
Completion Year: Ph.D., 2017
Area of Interest: Early life history and population dynamics of commercially important fisheries
Kellen Lauer
Kellen Lauer

Advisor: Rachel Noble
Completion Year: M.S., 2015
Area of Interest: Recreational water quality
Cassandre Lazar
Cassandre Lazar


Completion Year: Postdoc (2014)
Area of Interest: Benthic Archaea in various marine sediment environments
Luke McKay
Luke McKay

Advisor: Andreas Teske
Completion Year: Ph.D., 2014
Area of Interest: Hydrothermal Vent Microbiology
Joe Morton
Joe Morton

Advisor: Charles “Pete” H. Peterson
Completion Year: M.S., 2015
Area of Interest: Ecological Parasitology
Lisa Nigro
Lisa Nigro

Advisor: Andreas Teske
Completion Year: Ph.D., 2015
Area of Interest: Brine Microbial Ecology
Amy Pflaumer
Amy Pflaumer

Advisor: Hans Paerl
Completion Year: M.S.
Area of Interest: Cyanobacterial Toxin Production
Jennifer Prairie
Jennifer Prairie


Completion Year: Postdoc (2011-2014)
Area of Interest: Biophysical interactions relevant to plankton ecology on small scales
Justin Ridge
Justin Ridge

Advisor: Antonio Rodriguez
Completion Year: Ph.D., 2017
Area of Interest: Oyster Reef Geoecology
Verena Salman
Verena Salman


Completion Year: Postdoc (2012-2014)
Area of Interest: Giant sulfur bacteria
Megan Schutt
Megan Schutt

Advisor: Harvey Seim
Completion Year: M.S., 2016
Area of Interest: Atmospheric Boundary Layer Climatology, Offshore Wind and Ocean Energy
Greg Sorg
Greg Sorg

Advisor: Niels Lindquist
Completion Year: M.S., 2017
Area of Interest: Alternative Substrates for Oyster Reef Restoration and Bioeroding Sponges in NC Estuaries
Ethan Theuerkauf
Ethan Theuerkauf

Advisor: Antonio Rodriguez
Completion Year: Ph.D., 2016
Area of Interest: Examining the role of framework geology on shoreline response; Quantifying barrier island carbon budgets
Stephanie Wear
Stephanie Wear

Advisor: Charles Peterson
Completion Year: Ph.D., 2015
Area of Interest: Coral Reef Conservation
Isaac Westfield
Isaac Westfield

Advisor: Justin Ries
Completion Year: Ph.D., 2013
Area of Interest: Carbon Sequestration Geochemistry
Caitlin White
Caitlin White

Advisor: Michael Piehler
Completion Year: M.S., 2014
Area of Interest: Estuarine Nutrient Cycling
Tingting Yang
Tingting Yang

Advisor: Andreas Teske
Completion Year: Ph.D., 2014
Area of Interest: Microbial Community Dynamics of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
Erika Young
Erika Young

Advisor: Charles “Pete” H. Peterson
Completion Year: Ph.D., 2017