Current Lab Members
Christopher C. Witt, PI witt-pbs

Originally from Philadelphia, PA. Curator of Birds and Associate Professor of Biology at UNM. ResearchGate / Twitter / GoogleScholar

Lisa N. Barrow, NSF Postdoctoral Fellow Originally from Florida. Ph.D. 2016, Florida State University. ResearchGate.
Libby Beckman, UNM Ph.D., Fall 2016; Incoming Curator of Birds at University of Montana libby beckman Originally from Montesano, WA. ResearchGate
Andrea Chavez, current UNM M.S. student andrea Originally from Albuquerque, NM. ResearchGate
Ariel Gaffney, current UNM M.S. student ariel Originally from Chicago, IL. ResearchGate
Chauncey Gadek, UNM B.S. 2016; Current UNM M.S. student chauncey Originally from Michigan. ResearchGate
Jessie Williamson, current UNM Ph.D. student JLW-parrot Originally from Napa, CA.
Matthew Baumann, MSB Birds Research Associate, UNM M.S. 2014 matt Originally from Albuquerque, NM. ResearchGate

Andrew B. Johnson, Collections Manager for MSB Division of Birds

andy Originally from Michigan.
Donna C. Schmitt, Research Associate, MSB Division of Birds donna Originally from Kirtland, NM.
C. Gregory Schmitt, Research Associate, MSB Division of Birds greg Originally from Kirtland, NM.
Adrienne Raniszewski, Curatorial Technician, MSB Division of Birds adrienne Originally from Paso Robles, CA.
Sandy O. Williams, Research Associate, MSB Division of Birds sandy Originally from Louisiana.

 

Robert W. Dickerman, Curator & Curator Emeritus. Benefactor, specimen preparator, mentor, role-model.

rwd 1926-2015. Originally from New York. Curator of Birds, 1989-2006. Curator Emeritus at MSB Division of Birds, 2007-2015.
Natalie Wright, UNM Ph.D. 2015 natalie wright Originally from Jacksonville, FL. Current Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Montana. Website / ResearchGate / Twitter / GoogleScholar
C. Jonathan Schmitt, UNM B.S. 2012, summa cum laude, UNM M.S. 2015 jonathan schmitt Originally from Kirtland, NM. Current PhD student at Harvard University (Scott Edwards' Lab). Website / GoogleScholar

Phred Benham, UNM M.S. 2012

phred Originally from New Hampshire. Current NSF IGERT Fellow and PhD student at Zac Cheviron's Lab at University of Montana.
Selected lab alums

Shane DuBay, UNM M.S. 2012

shane dubay Originally from Virginia. Current PhD student with Trevor Price of the Committee on Evolutionary Biology at the University of Chicago Website / ResearchGate
Spencer Galen, UNM M.S. 2014 sc Originally from New Jersey. Current PhD Fellow in Susan Perkins' Lab at the Gilder Graduate School of the American Museum of Natural History, New York. Website / ResearchGate / Twitter
Matt Graus, UNM B.S. 2009, Post-bac Researcher graus Originally from New Jersey. Current PhD student at University of New Mexico Dept. of Pathology. ResearchGate
Matthew R. Jones, UNM B.S. 2011, summa cum laude jones Originally from Cedar Crest, NM. Current NSF GRF Fellow & PhD student in Jeff Good's Lab at University of Montana. Website / GoogleScholar
Sabrina McNew, Post-bac Researcher
sabrina Originally from Albuquerque, NM. Currently NSF GRF Fellow and PhD student in Sara Bush & Dale Clayton's Lab at University of Utah. Website
Laura Pag├ęs, Post-bac Researcher laura Originally from Barcelona, Spain. Current M.S. student in Seth Newsome's Lab, UNM Biology.
Stacey L. P. Scroggs, UNM B.S., 2009 ss Originally from Las Cruces, NM. Current PhD student in Biology at New Mexico State University. ResearchGate
Doug Whalen, UNM B.S. 2010 doug Originally from Richmond, Virginia. Current PhD student in Plant Pathology at Penn State. Website
Matthew Segura, UNM B.S. 2014, post-bac researcher segura Originally from Albuquerque, NM.
Sebastian Restrepo-Cruz, UNM B.S. 2015, post-bac researcher sebastian Originally from Palmira, Colombia.
     
     
Cole J. Wolf, UNM B.S. 2014, summa cum laude cole Originally from Albuquerque, NM. Current PhD student in Zac Cheviron's Lab at University of Montana. ResearchGate
Bethany Abrahamson, UNM 2012, cum laude, UNM M.S. 2014 bethany Originally from Albuquerque, NM. Currently working for ABQ BioPark.
Gerald Bustos, UNM B.S. 2009 gerald Originally from Albuquerque, NM.
Jennifer Clark, UNM B.S. 2012, Post-bac research associate jewelfront Originally from Cedar Crest, NM.
Monica Kimbrough, UNM B.S. 2008 monica Originally from Albuquerque, NM.
Matthew O'Donnell, post-graduate research associate jewelfront Originally from Pennsylvania.
Iris Olivas, UNM B.S., 2013 iris olivas Originally from Chihuahua, Mexico. Current Post-bac Researcher at Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Helena, MT.
Julie Padilla, UNM B.S 2016 julie Originally from Albuquerque, NM.
Erika Pohl, UNM B.S. 2013 erika Originally from Albuquerque, NM.
Angelica Portillo, UNM B.S. 2014 angelica Originally from Albuquerque, NM.
Liana Schmader, UNM B.S. 2011 liana Originally from Albuquerque, NM. Currently MS student in Russell Dawson's lab at UNBC.
Sarah Marie Sheldon, UNM B.S. 2008 sarah Originally from Albuquerque, NM. Currently M.S. student in the Kristan Lab at Cal State San Marcos.
ashley Originally from North Carolina. Currently Ph.D. student at UC-Berkeley (Robert Dudley Lab). ResearchGate
Rosie Steinberg, UNM 2013, cum laude rosie Originally from Albuquerque, NM.
Sara Swiderek, UNM '11 sara Originally from Albuquerque, NM.
Raymond Vanbuskirk, UNM '14 ray Originally from Albuquerque, NM. Co-founder of the birding tour company Brant Tours.
Geneva Williams, UNM '09 jewelfront Originally from Gallup, NM. Currently Ph.D. student at Washington Univ., St. Louis, MO.
Nicholas R. Wilson, Post-bac Research Associate nick Originally from Albuquerque, NM. Freelance biologist and field logistics specialist. Currently working for ABQ Biopark.