People

Fall 2021: Kevin McCluney, Mica Rumbach, Alessia Saul, Rafael Castillo, Lauren Brown, Ewan Isherwood, Jacob Buchanan, Caroline Barth, Jenna Ward, Emily Fargo, Gabriella Muller, Jonathan Brokaw, Kaitlyn Niek, Toby Shaya
Fall 2020. Left to right: Jonathan Brokaw, Alessia Saul, Jacob Buchanan. Not pictured: Daniel Clark and Kaitlyn Niek
Fall 2019. Left to right: John Woloschuk, Jacob Buchanan, Alessia Saul, Margaret Duffy, Rachel Paull, Kevin McCluney, Missy Seidel. Not pictured: Kaitlyn Niek, Savanna Brown
Fall 2017. Left to right: Melanie Marshall, Missy Seidel, John Woloschuk, Jamie Becker, Andie Fisher, Justin Burdine, Kevin McCluney, Gabby Metzner. Not pictured: Ashley Everett, Erin Plummer
Fall 2017. Left to right: Melanie Marshall, Missy Seidel, John Woloschuk, Jamie Becker, Andie Fisher, Justin Burdine, Kevin McCluney, Gabby Metzner. Not pictured: Ashley Everett, Erin Plummer

Current Lab Members

Dr. Kevin E. McCluney Google Scholar Profile
(with links to papers)
Faculty page
CV
Twitter
Research Gate
Academia.edu
Email: kmcclun@bgsu.edu
Dr. Lauren Brown H2Ohio Wetland Monitoring Plant Research Coordinator
Ewan Isherwood H2Ohio Wetland Monitoring Plant Research Coordinator
Jacob Buchanan PhD Student
Studying the population and community dynamics of invertebrates and plants, primarily in the prairie potholes of North Dakota
Alessia Saul MS Student
Studying effects of PFOA on food webs and amphibians
Jonathan Brokaw MS Student
Interested in effects of wastewater chemicals on stream communities
Caroline Barth MS Student
Interested in soil health and phosphate stable isotopes
Mica Rumbach MS Student
Interested in animal mediation of nutrient cycling in wetlands
Toby Shaya MS Student
Interested in bee conservation and climate change
Kaitlyn Niek Undergraduate Student
Interested in nutritional ecology of pollinators (but pursuing a career in medicine)
Daniel Clark Undergraduate Student
Interested in effects of waterfowl nutritional physiology on survival of branchiopod cysts (but pursuing a career in dentistry)
Emily Fargo Undergraduate Student
Helping with research on the climatic sensitivity of urban bees (but pursuing a career in ornithology)
Jenna Ward Undergraduate Student
Helping with research on pharmaceuticals and aquatic food webs
Rafael Castillo Undergraduate Student
Helping with H2Ohio wetland plant monitoring
Gabriella Muller Undergraduate Student
Helping with research on the climatic sensitivity of urban bees

Graduate Student Alumni


Margaret Duffy MS, 2020

Currently a research technician with the USDA ARS

Studied how isotopes could be used to understand phosphate recycling in agricultural soils

Rachel Paull MS, 2020

Currently working for Ecoanalysts Inc

Studied how animals and plants influence nutrient cycling in agricultural ditches experiencing different management

Dr. Justin BurdinePhD, 2019

Currently TT faculty at Cornerstone University

Studied factors influencing pollination services in urban gardens
Website


Dr. Melanie MarshallPhD, 2019

Currently TT faculty at Wright State Lake Campus

Studied how trace chemicals influence aquatic-terrestrial linkages in riverine ecosystems

Melissa SeidelMS, 2019

Currently an Environmental Consultant with Davey Resource Group

Studied pollinator food webs

John WoloschukMS, 2019

Currently a Crew Leader for a deer-focused research project at Penn State

Studied bat and spider spillover predation


Gabrielle MetznerMS, 2018

Currently a project scientist at Kieser & Associates.

Studied rates of phosphorus flux via emergent insects across ditch management.

Jamie BeckerMS, 2017

Currently an ORISE EPA Research Fellow.

Studied how water balance interacts with life-history to influence foraging behavior.(Website)

Undergraduate Alumni

Jordan GessnerUndergraduate Student
Helped with research on waterfowl transportation of freshwater crustacean propagules
Jordan DavidsonUndergraduate Student
Helped with research on pharmaceuticals and aquatic food webs
Erin PlummerInvestigated urban bees
Kaleigh ObrockInvestigated bee physiology
Lana NeffHelped with ditch nutrient cycling project
Neal KolonayHelped with cyanobacterial algal bloom nutrition project and other projects
Ashley EverettInvestigated the influence of fluoride on biofilms
Andie FisherHelped with all aspects of research
Edward LaguckiStudied association between urbanization and flying arthropods (Lagucki et al. 2017)
Matt ZachStudied thermal and hygric limits of spiders and crickets
Nadya Mirochnitchenko Studied effects of washed-up algal blooms on lakeshore food webs along Lake Erie
Haley IngramStudied effects of different statements about water quality on human perceptions