Current Graduate Supervision:

Frank Stearns: Quantifying mutation effects on fitness in an adaptive landscape context

Sara Konkel: Reproductive biology of Silene caroliniana (co-mentored with M. Dudash)

Andy Simpson: The evolution of fruit dispersal syndromes: their composition and effect on diversification (co-mentored with Scott Wing, SI)

Carolina Diller: Evaluating patterns of floral variation within generalized and specialized pollination systems using comparative and experimental approaches


Juannan Zhou: Natural selection, population genetics and trait diversification of Silene stellata and its pollinating seed predator Hadena ectypa (co-mentored with M. Dudash)


Past Graduate Supervision:

Holly Williams (M.S., Spring 1995): Genetics and ecology of male sterility in Chamaecrista fasciculata (Leguminosae). Present Position: Instructor, Valencia Community College.

Tanya Finney (M.S., Summer 1996): Ecological trade-offs associated with the evolution of flood tolerance in Chamaecrista fasciculata (Leguminosae). Present Position: formerly in Ph. D. program University of California, Irvine. 

Richard Reynolds (Ph. D. 2008): Pollinator specialization and the evolution of pollination syndromes in three closely related North American Silene (co-mentored with M. Dudash). Present Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama

Sylvana Marten-Rodriquez (Ph. D. 2008): Evolution of pollination and breeding systems of Antillean Gesneriaceae (co-mentored with L. Zimmer, SI).  Present Position: Investigador Titular A (= Asst. Professor), Departamento de Biología Evolutiva Instituto de Ecología, A.C., Carretera antigua a Coatepec 351, Xalapa, Veracruz 91070

Abby Kula (Ph. D., Spring 2012): Quantifying context dependent outcomes of the interaction between Silene stellata and its nursery pollinator Hadena ectypa (co-mentored with M. Dudash). Present Position: Postdoc at College of William and Mary.


Postdoctoral Supervision:

Laura F. Galloway: Present Position: Chair and Professor, University of Virginia

Martha R. Weiss: (with M.R. Dudash): Present position: Associate Professor, Georgetown University.

David Carr: (with M. R. Dudash- Dudash main supervisor), Present Position, Research Associate Professor, Director of the Arboretum, Blandy Experimental Station, University of Virginia.

Hans Stenøien: Present Position: Full Professor NTNU, Trondhiem, Norway.

David Erickson: Present Position: Research Scientist at the Smithsonian Institution

Matt Rutter: Present Position: Associate Professor at College of Charleston, SC.

Joe Hereford: Present Position:  Consultant at ICF International


Former Lab Techs:

Anne Royer: Ph.D. student at MSU

Jamie Kostyun: Ph.D. student at Indiana University

Dean Castillo: Ph.D. student at Indiana University