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Mentoring network

Interested in being a mentor in your field? Looking for advice? Check out our resources below.

You can post to offer yourself as a mentor by emailing PPE Secretary Nick Barber (nbarber@nullsdsu.edu). Please include name, affiliation, contact information, and any information about target audiences you feel comfortable mentoring.

If you are looking for advice, please first check out our Mentor list. If you don’t see what you’re looking for, please email Lynn Adler with your name, contact information, and the type of mentoring you wish you receive. We’ll post your inquiry to our members and, if you wish, on the website.

 

List of mentors

Nicole Rafferty, nicole.rafferty@nullucr.edu, Assistant Professor, University of California-Riverside
Mentoring expertise: I am happy to mentor individuals who are interested in academic careers in ecology or related fields and can offer guidance to undergraduates, graduate students, and postdocs.

Jay Wason, jay.wason@nullyale.edu, Postdoctoral Associate, Yale University
Mentoring expertise: I am a postdoctoral researcher and received my PhD in 2016. I would be happy to offer undergraduates, graduate students, and current or prospective postdocs advice on school, grants, publishing, applying for jobs/postdocs, and making the transition between any of those academic stages.

Christopher Ivey, ctivey@nullcsuchico.edu, Associate Professor, California State University, Chico
Mentoring expertise: I could offer support for students or early-career scientists interested in academic careers, particularly at comprehensive universities or other institutions that emphasize both teaching and research.

Janette Steets, janette.steets@nullokstate.edu, Associate Professor, Oklahoma State University
Mentoring expertise:  I am happy to mentor individuals (undergraduates through early career faculty) who are considering academic careers in ecology and evolutionary biology.

Lynn Adler, lsadler@nullbio.umass.edu, Professor, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Mentoring expertise: I am happy to mentor individuals who are in or considering academic careers in ecology, including undergraduates, graduates, postdocs and early-career faculty. I welcome questions pertaining to issues for women or LGBTQ individuals in science.

Jean Burns, jbm122@nullcase.edu, Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University
Mentoring expertise: I am happy to mentor individuals who are considering academic careers in ecology, including undergraduates, graduate students, postdocs and early career faculty.

Ken Paige, https://publish.illinois.edu/k-paige/, Professor,University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Jenny Gremer, jrgremer@nullucdavis.edu, Assistant Professor, University of California, Davis
Mentoring expertise: I am happy to mentor individuals who are considering academic careers in ecology, especially undergraduates, graduate students, and postdocs. I have also done some work with governmental agencies and can share my experience with that as well.

Tom Kursar, kursar@nullbiology.utah.edu, http://biologylabs.utah.edu/coley/, Professor, University of Utah
Mentoring expertise: I am can mentor anyone interested in a career in ecology, plant physiology or related disciplines including undergraduates, graduate students, postdocs and early career faculty.