Jessica Yorzinski is a new Assistant Professor in the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences. Her research focuses on sensory ecology and animal behavior, with an emphasis on sexual selection and antipredator defenses. She received her B.S. from Cornell University in Neurobiology & Behavior and Ph.D. from UC Davis in Animal Behavior. She completed postdoctoral positions at Duke University and Purdue University. Visit Dr. Yorzinski’s website.
Jason earned his Ph.D. from Michigan State University in Plant Biology and Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, and Behavior working on the impacts of plant invasion on carbon and nitrogen cycling in Michigan wetlands. Read more about Jason here.
Meet EEB PhD student Rachael Glazner. Rachael is currently funded by the Texas A&M University at Galveston 2-Year Competitive Graduate Student Fellowship.
For her field work this summer, Rachael is using camera traps to study the distribution of wading birds in different foraging habitat types in Galveston, Texas. Check out some of her pictures on our Facebook page, including one of a curious heron investigating one of the cameras.