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Previous Award Winners

Eugene P. Odum Award

2018

Christopher J. Payne (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
“MultiEDA: An interactive exploratory data viewer for multivariate plot-based inventory data”

Tesa Madsen-McQueen (Appalachian State University)
“Environmental niche divergence in Southeastern Kalmia species; integrating phylogeny, community composition and ecology”

2017

TBA

2016

Dennis D. Tarasi (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
“Biotic and Abiotic Community Changes With Species Invasions”

Phoebe Cook (Grinnell College)
“No evidence for sexual selection on color dimorphism in Megalagrion calliphya Damselflies”

2015

John Jones (Appalachian State University)
“Ecological and Behavioral Consequences of Sympatry Between Golden-­‐Winged and Chestnut-­‐Sided Warblers in the Southern Appalachians”

2014

Lauren McCarthy (East Carolina University)
“How do differences in zooplankton hatching phenology and the presence of predators affect population and ecosystem properties of aquatic food webs”

2013

Kyle Palmquist (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
“Species frequency patterns in the Longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) ecosystem: characterizing the identity and dynamics of infrequent plant species”

2012

Keri Goodman (University of Georgia)
“Activated chemical defenses suppress herbivory on freshwater red algae”

2011

Alexander Fotis (University Lousiana-Monroe)

 

Elsie Quarterman-Catherine Keever Award

2018

Mallory Munden (University of North Carolina Wilmington)
“The impact of crab pot distribution on diamondback terrapin presence in the waters around Masonboro Island, North Carolina”

2017

TBA

2016

Alissa J. Brown (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
“Does the Spatial Pattern of Tree Recruitment in Temperate Forests Reflect a Species’ Successional Status?”

2015

Catherine J. Cole (Appalachian State University)
“An Unusual Succulent in the Appalachian Understory: Leaf Morphology and Light Capture in Sedum ternatum”

2014

Charles Watt (James Madison University)
“Experimentation reveals how brook trout adapt body coloration to match substrate conditions and social hierarchies”

2013

Cakey Worthington (Davidson College)
“Effects of surrounding land use patterns and floral diversity on insect pollinator abundance and biodiversity”

2012

Anne Cubeta (College of Charleston)
“Using species distribution modelling to develop a restoration framework for Lindera melissifolia in the southeastern United States”

2011

K. Elizabeth Becker (University of Central Florida)