Recent Posters

"Dispersion in agents of forest disease: spatial pattern among beech bark disease-associated organisms in North America"  Presented at IUFRO meeting in Vienna, Austria 9-14 September 2007.

"A multiple equilibria model for Dendroctonus frontalis with predation and competition"  Presented at Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, San Jose, CA, 5-10 August, 2007.  Received Lotka Award from ESA's Theoretical Ecology Section for the top theoretical ecology poster presentation by a student at the annual meeting.

"Long-term responses in the growth and defense of loblolly pine to changes in carbon and nutrient availability"  Presented at Southern Forest Insect Work Conference, Jekyll Island, Georgia, 23-26 July 2007.

"Evaluating the role of iteroparity and predation in populations of Dendroctonus frontalis"  Presented at Southern Forest Insect Work Conference, Jekyll Island, Georgia, 23-26 July 2007.

"Acceleration and mitigation of forest pestilence from Dendroctonus pine beetles"  Presented at CSREES, USDA Awardee Workshop at the Gordon Conference on Plant Herbivore Interaction,Ventura, CA, 18 February 2007

“Evaluating the Importance of Multiple Drivers in Outbreak Population Dynamics Presented at the North American Forest Insect Work Conference, Asheville, NC, May 2006.

“Modeling the influence of beech bark disease on root sprout regeneration in hardwood forests of northeastern North America Presented at the North American Forest Insect Work Conference, Asheville, NC, May 2006.

“Plume continuity: Can threshold aggregation behavior produce an Allee effect in southern pine beetle populations? Presented at the North American Forest Insect Work Conference, Asheville, NC, May 2006.

“Scale-dependence of plant-herbivore interactions: bark beetles and pine trees? Presented at workshop on Spatial Ecology of Plant-Insect Interactions, Tvärminne, Finland , Nov 2004.

“When ‘isms collide: mutualisms, commensalisms, and antagonisms among plant enemies. Presented at the Gordon Research Conference on Plant-herbivore interactions in Ventura, CA, March 2004.

“Causes and consequences of dynamic feedback in population dynamics of Dendroctonus frontalis (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) Presented at the National Meeting of the Ecological Society of America in Savannah, GA, August 2003.

“Evaluating the Importance of Multiple Drivers in Outbreak Population Dynamics Presented at the National Meeting of the Ecological Society of America in Savannah, GA, August 2003.

Spatial patterns of southern pine beetle infestations Presented at the National Meeting of the Entomological Society of America in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, November 2002.

The relationship between local demographics and landscape epidemiology in the southern pine beetle” Presented at the National Meeting of the Entomological Society of America in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, November 2002.

Host defenses influence dynamics of local populations of Dendroctonus frontalis” Presented at the National Meeting of the Entomological Society of America in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, November 2002.

Hitchhikers and their baggage: effects of mites and their mutualistic fungi on southern pine beetle population dynamics” Presented at the National Meeting of the Entomological Society of America in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, November 2002.

"Scale-dependence of host susceptibility to the southern pine beetle" Presented at the National Meeting of the Ecological Society of America in Tucson, AZ, August 2002

"Geographic patterns in population dynamics of the southern pine beetle" Presented at the National Meeting of the Entomological Society of America in San Diego, CA, December 2001