Students

Alvaro, Lauren
Master's Student
Email: [[v|lealvaro]]
Phone: (804) 684-7391
Office: Andrews Hall 304
Department: Biological Sciences
Interests: marine ecology, climate change, invertebrates, coastal ecosystems, seagrass

David Arancibia

Arancibia, David
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|darancibia]]
Phone: (804) 684-7593
Office: Andrews Hall 422
Department: Fisheries Science

Mary Bryan Barksdale

Barksdale, Mary Bryan
Master's Student
Email: [[v|mbarksdale]]
Office: 234D Andrews Hall
Department: Physical Sciences
Advisors: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/hein_c.php,Dr. Chris Hein}} and {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/kirwan_m.php,Dr. Matt Kirwan}}

Lilly Blume

Blume, Lilly
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|ltblume]]
Phone: (804) 684-7920
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall S113
Department: Aquatic Health Sciences
Advisors: {{https://www.vims.edu/people/reece_ks/index.php, Kimberly S. Reece}} and {{https://www.vims.edu/people/song_bk/index.php, Bongkeun Song}}

Kayla Cahoon

Cahoon, Kayla
Master's Student
Email: [[v|kmcahoon]]
Cell Phone: 804-832-8308
Office: Andrews Hall 234A
Department : Physical Sciences
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/hein_c.php,Dr. Christopher Hein}}

Jaime Calzada

Calzada, Jaime
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|jrcalzada]]
Phone: (804) 684-7140
Office: Davis Hall 207D
Department: Physical Sciences
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/zhang_yj.php,Dr. Joseph Zhang}}

Anna Caputo

Caputo, Anna
M.A. Student
Email: [[v|arcaputo]]
Phone: (804) 684-7465
Office: Andrews Hall 220

Carleton, Elizabeth
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[lcarleton]]
Phone: (804) 684-7829
Office: Nunnally Hall 117
Department: Fisheries Science
Advisor: {{http://www.vims.edu/people/hoenig_jm/, John Hoenig}}

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Chen, Xuqing
Master's Student
Email: [[v|xchen]]
Phone: (484) 560-3443
Office: Andrews 418
Department: Aquatic Health Sciences

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Clark, Kaitlyn R.
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|krclark]]
Phone: (804) 684-7172
Office: Davis Hall 238
Department: Marine Advisory Program and Fisheries Science
Advisors: {{https://www.vims.edu/research/units/centerspartners/map/people/rudders_d.php,Dr. David Rudders}} and {{https://www.vims.edu/people/mann_rl/index.php,Dr. Roger Mann}}

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Clerkin, Paul
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|pjclerkin]]
Phone Number: (804) 684-7612
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall N213
Department: Fisheries Science

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Corso, Andrew
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|adcorso]]
Phone: (804) 684-7547
Office: Nunnally Hall 132
Department: Fisheries Science
Advisors: {{http://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/hilton_ej.php, Dr. Eric Hilton}} and {{http://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/steinberg_dk.php, Dr. Deborah Steinberg}}

Heather Johnson

Corson, Heather
Master's Student
Email: [[v|hkjohnson]]
Phone: (804) 684-7138
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall N113
Department: Biological Sciences
Interests: Phytoplankton Ecology

Catherine Czajka

Czajka, Catherine
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|crczajka]]
Phone: (804) 684-7205
Office: AH 334A
Department: Biological Sciences
Advisors: Dr. Marjy Friedrichs and Dr. Emily Rivest

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Da, Fei
Ph.D. Student
Email: fda@vims.edu
Phone: (804) 684-7754
Office: Andrews Hall 210
Department: Biological Sciences
Advisor: {{http://www.vims.edu/education/college/summer_intern/faculty_mentors/friedrich_mam.php, Marjy Friedrichs}}

da Costa, Marcella
Master's Student
Email: [[v|mddacosta]]
Phone: (804) 684-7672
Office: CBH N113
Department: Biological Sciences
Interests: Phytoplankton Ecology

Davis, Liz
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|ehdavis]]
Phone: (804) 684-7184
Office: Andrews Hall 224
Department: Physical Sciences
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/hein_c.php,Dr. Christopher Hein}}

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Detweiler, Derek J.
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[djdetweiler]]
Phone: (804) 684-7314
Office: Andrews Hall 323
Department: Biological Sciences
Co-advisors: {{http://www.vims.edu/people/canuel_ea/,Elizabeth A. Canuel}}, {{http://www.vims.edu/people/song_bk,Bongkeun Song}}

Caroline DeVries

DeVries, Caroline
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|cgdevries]]
Phone: (804) 684-7819
Office: Nunnally Hall 128
Department: Fisheries Science

Rachel Dixon

Dixon, Rachel
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|rldixon]]
Phone: (804) 684-7833
Office: Nunnally Hall 115
Department: Fisheries Science
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/people/fabrizio_mc/, Dr. Mary Fabrizio}}

Emma Dodsworth

Dodsworth, Emma
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|eedodsworth]]
Phone: (804) 684-7465
Office: Andrews Hall 320
Department: Biological Sciences / Center for Coastal Resource Management
Advisors: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/brush_mj.php, Dr. Mark Brush}} and {{https://www.vims.edu/people/mitchell_mm/index.php, Dr. Molly Mitchell}}

Evan Flynn

Flynn, Evan
Master's Student
Email: [[v|erflynn]]
Phone: (804) 684-7274
Office: Andrews Hall 132
Department: Physical Sciences
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/kuehl_sa.php,Dr. Steve Kuehl}}

Josh Garber

Garber, Josh
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|jagarber]]
Phone: (804) 684-7987
Office: Andrews 419
Department: Aquatic Health Sciences
Advisor: Dr. Juliette Smith

Gartland, James
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[jgartlan]]
Phone: (804) 684-7546
Office: Nunnally Hall 120
Department: Fisheries Science

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Goetz, Emily
Master's Student
Email: [[v|emgoetz]]
Phone: (804) 684-7219
Office: AH 334C
Department: Biological Sciences
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/johnson_d.php,Dr. David Johnson}}

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Golder, Abby
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|argolder]]
Phone: (804) 684-7416
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall S113
Department: Biological Sciences
Advisors: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/song_bk.php,Bongkeun Song}} and {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/brush_mj.php, Mark Brush}}

Julia Grenn

Grenn, Julianne
M.S. Student
Email: [[v| jmgrenn]]
Phone: (804) 684-7313
Office: Andrews Hall 434D
Department: Fisheries Science
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/walton_b.php, Dr. Bill Walton}}

Kati McCarter

Grigsby, Kati
M.A. Student
Email: [[v|kmmccarter]]
Phone: (804) 684-7361
Office: CCRM 217
Unit: Center For Coastal Resources Management
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/bilkovic_d.php, Dr. Donna Bilkovic}}

Chris Groff

Groff, Chris
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|cmgroff]]
Office: Andrews Hall 335B
Department: Biological Sciences

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Gross, Julie
Ph.D. Student
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/hoenig_jm.php, Dr. John Hoenig}}
Email: [[v|jmgross]]
Phone: (804) 684-7462
Office: Fisheries Science Laboratory - 109
Department: Fisheries Science

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Guthrie, Amanda
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|agguthrie]]
Phone: (804) 684-7471
Office: Davis Hall 207G
Department: Biological Sciences
Unit: Center for Coastal Resources Management

Hall, Alyson
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|achall]]
Phone: (804) 684-7367
Office: Andrews Hall 304
Department: Biological Sciences

Colin Hawes

Hawes, Colin
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|cahawes]]
Phone: (804) 684-7463
Office: Andrews 325
Department: Physical Sciences
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/friedrichs_ma.php,Dr. Marjy Friedrichs}}

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Himes, Anthony
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[arhimes]]
Phone: (804) 684-7947
Office: Andrews Hall 335A
Department: Biological Sciences
Advisor: {{http://www.vims.edu/people/rivest_eb/index.php, Dr. Emily Rivest}}

Kyle Hinson

Hinson, Kyle
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|kehinson]]
Phone: (804) 684-7739
Office: Andrews Hall 323
Department: Biological Sciences
Advisor: Marjy Friedrichs

Kacey Hirshfeld

Hirshfeld, Kacey
M.A. Student
Email: [[v|kahirshfeld]]
Phone: (804) 684-7890
Office: Andrews Hall 421
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/scheld_a.php, Dr. Andrew Scheld}}

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Hyman, Challen
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|achyman]]
Phone: (804) 684-7973
Office: Andrews Hall 422
Department: Fisheries Science
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/people/lipcius_rn/index.php,Rom Lipcius}}

Derek Jackson

Jackson, Derek
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|dnjackson]]
Phone: (804) 684-7428
Office: Davis 236
Department: Fisheries Science
Advisor: Dr. David Rudders

Brian Kim

Kim, Brian
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[bskim]]
Phone: (804) 684-7481
Office: CBH S314
Department: Physical Sciences
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/hardison_ak.php,Dr. Amber Hardison}}

Sean Kinard

Kinard, Sean
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|skkinard]]
Phone: (804) 684-7722
Office: Andrews Hall 335C
Department: Biological Sciences
Interests: Climate change research, community ecology, fisheries

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King, Ashley
Master's Student
Email: [[v|aeking]]
Phone: (804) 684-7483
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall N312
Department: Aquatic Health Sciences
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/people/hale_rc/index.php,Robert Hale}}

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Kohli, Amanpreet K.
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|akkohli]]
Phone: (804) 684-7124
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall N113
Department: Aquatic Health Sciences
Advisor: {{http://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/wargo_ar.php, Dr. Andrew Wargo}} and {{https://www.vims.edu/people/vogelbein_wk/index.php, Dr. Wolfgang Vogelbein }}

Sarah Koshak

Koshak, Sarah
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|jskoshak]]
Office Phone: (804) 684-7845
Office: Andrews 418
Department: Aquatic Health Sciences
Interests: Lobster health, disease pathogenesis, microbiomes, aquatic health, disease ecology

Matt LaGanke

LaGanke, Matt
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|mjlaganke]]
Phone: (804) 684-7807
Office: Andrews Hall 434C
Department: Fisheries Science

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Loeher, Malina
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|mmloeher]]
Phone: (804) 684-7982
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall S113
Department: Aquatic Health Sciences
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/wargo_ar.php, Dr. Andrew Wargo}}

Maldonado, Breanna
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|bmaldonado]]
Phone: (804) 684-7701
Office: Andrews Hall 235D
Department: Physical Sciences
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/wang_hv.php,Dr. Harry Wang}}

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Mapes, Savannah
Master's Student
Email: [[v|samapes]]
Office: CBH S113
Department: Aquatic Health Science
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/people/reece_ks/index.php,Dr. Kim Reece}}

Marquardt, Alex
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|armarquardt]]
Phone: (804) 684-7507
Office: Andrews Hall 317
Department: Fisheries

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Martínez-Soto, Kayla
Ph.D. Student
Email: ksmartin@vims.edu
Phone: (804) 684-7275
Office: Andrews Hall 325-B
Department: Biological Sciences
Advisor: {{http://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/johnson_d.php, Dr. David Johnson}}

Molino, Grace
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|gdmolino]]
Phone: (804) 684-7716
Office: Andrews Hall 234E
Department: Physical Sciences
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/kirwan_m.php,Dr. Matthew Kirwan}}

Miguel Montalvo

Montalvo, Miguel
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|mmontalvo]]
Phone: 804-684-7544
Office: Fisheries Science Laboratory 110
Department: Fisheries Science
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/hilton_ej.php, Dr. Eric Hilton}}

Mowatt-Larssen, Tor
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|tmowattlarssen]]
Phone: (804) 684-7324
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall S213
Department: Biological Sciences
Interests: Marine food webs, carbon cycling, midwater ecology

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O'Brien, Kaitlyn
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|kaobrien]]
Phone: (804) 684-7556
Office: Nunnally Hall 130
Department: Fisheries Science
Advisor: Rob Latour

Patel, Jainita
Master's Student
Email: [[v|jpatel]]
Phone: (804) 684-7744
Office: Andrews Hall 420
Department: Biological Sciences

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Peart, Stephanie G.
Master's Student
Email: [[sgpeart]]
Phone: (804) 684-7432
Office: Andrews Hall 325
Department: Biological Sciences
Advisor: {{http://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/brush_mj.php,Dr. Mark Brush}}

Anna Poslednik

Poslednik, Anna
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|amposlednik]]
Phone: (804) 684-7292
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall N105
Department: Aquatic Health Sciences
Advisor: Dr. Ryan Carnegie

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Prossner, Kristen
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|kmprossner]]
Phone: (804) 684-7239
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall S306
Department: Aquatic Health Sciences

Ramirez, Julianna
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|jmramirez]]
Phone: (804) 684-7650
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall s313
Department: Aquatic Health Sciences

Rarick, Christina
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|cararick]]
Phone: (804) 684-7193
Office: Andrews Hall 320
Department: Biological Sciences
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/research/departments/bio/programs/semp/index.php,Mark Brush}}

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Schatz, Katherine
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|kschatz]]
Phone: (804) 684-7946
Office: Andrews Hall 335C
Department: Biological Sciences
Advisor: {{http://www.vims.edu/people/rivest_eb.php,Dr. Emily Rivest}}

Alex Schneider

Schneider, Alex
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|akschneider]]
Phone: (804) 684-7315
Office: Nunnally Hall 109
Department: Fisheries Science
Co-Advisors: {{https://www.vims.edu/people/fabrizio_mc/index.php,Dr. Mary Fabrizio}}, {{https://www.vims.edu/people/lipcius_rn/index.php,Dr. Rom Lipcius}}

Natalia Schoenberg

Schoenberg, Natalia
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|njschoenberg]]
Phone: (804) 684-7969
Office: Andrews Hall 420
Department: Biological Sciences
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/seitz_rd.php, Dr. Rochelle Seitz}}

Adena Schonfeld

Schonfeld, Adena
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|ajschonfeld]]
Phone: (804) 684-7231
Office: Nunnally Hall 132
Department: Fisheries Science
Advisor: {{http://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/latour_rj.php, Dr. Rob Latour}}

Will Shoup

Shoup, Will
M.A. Student
Email: [[v|woshoup]]
Phone: (804) 684-7208
Office: Davis Hall 236
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/research/units/centerspartners/map/people/rudders_d.php,Dr. David Rudders}}

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Shunk, Nathan
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|npshunk]]
Phone: (804) 684-7267
Office: Andrews 234F
Department: Physical Sciences
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/mazzini_plf.php,Dr. Piero Fernandes Mazzini}}

Abbey Sisti

Sisti, Abbey
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|arsisti]]
Office: Andrews 334A
Department: Biological Sciences
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/rivest_eb.php, Dr. Emily Rivest}}

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Smith, Alexander
PhD Student
Email: [[ajsmith]]
Office: Andrews Hall 235A
Department: Physical Sciences
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/kirwan_m.php,Dr. Matthew Kirwan}}

Ben Smith

Smith, Benjamin
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|brsmith]]
Phone: (804) 684-7321
Office: Andrews Hall 231
Department: Physical Sciences
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/mazzini_plf.php,Dr. Piero Fernandes Mazzini}}

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Smith, Shannon
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|scsmith]]
Phone: (804) 684-7296
Office: Nunnally Hall 113
Department: Fisheries Science
Advisor: Mary Fabrizio

Alex Solis

Solis, Alex
Master's Student
Email: [[v|atsolis]]
Phone: (804) 684-
Department: Biological Sciences

Strohm, Vanessa
Master's Student
Email: [[v|vrstrohm]]
Phone: (804) 684-7966
Office: Andrews 419
Department: AHS
Advisor : {{https://www.vims.edu/people/smith_jl/index.php, Juliette Smith}}

Rebecca Taylor

Taylor, Rebecca
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|rtaylor]]
Phone: (804) 684-7370
Office: Nunnally Hall 130
Department: Fisheries Science

Thomas, Maya
Master's Student
Email: [[v|mithomas]]
Phone: (804) 684-7401
Office: CBH S213
Department: Biological Sciences
Interests: Zooplankton ecology, food web interactions

Candice Vinson

Vinson, Candice
M.A. Student
Email: [[v|cmvinson]]
Phone: (804) 684-7099
Office: Watermen's Hall 205
Unit: Advancement (Outreach) - staff; Center for Coastal Resources Management - student
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/havens_k.php, Dr. Kirk Havens}}

Taylor Walker

Walker, Taylor
Master's Student
Email: [[v|tawalker]]
Phone: (804) 684-7965
Office: Andrews Hall 335D
Department: Biological Sciences
Advisor : {{https://www.vims.edu/people/rivest_eb/index.php,Dr. Emily Rivest}}

Mara Walters

Walters, Mara
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|mfwalters]]
Phone: (804) 684-7281
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall S313
Department: Biological Sciences
Advisors: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/song_bk.php, Bongkeun Song}} and {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/hale_rc.php, Robert Hale}}

Weatherup, Elizabeth
Master's Student
Email: [[v|efweatherup]]
Phone: (804) 684-7926
Office: CBH N114
Department: Aquatic Health Sciences
Interests: Genomics and ecology of Perkinsus marinus (Dermo)

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White, Shelby
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|sbwhite]]
Phone: (804) 684-7986
Office: Andrews Hall 335D
Department: Fisheries Science
Advisor: Dr. Andrew Scheld

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Wittyngham, Serina
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|sswittyngham]]
Phone: (804) 684-7383
Office: Andrews Hall 335D
Department: Biological Sciences
Advisor: {{http://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/johnson_d.php,Dr. David Johnson}}

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Xiong, Jilian
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|jxiong]]
Phone: (804) 413-4194
Office: Andrews Hall 234D
Department: Physical Sciences
Advisor: {{http://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/shen_j.php,Dr. Jian Shen}}

Youtsey, Leslie Speight
Master's Student
Email: [[v|lgspeight]]
Phone: (804) 684-7605
Office: CBH N213
Department: Fisheries Science