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Our Alumni & Their Careers

Our alumni pursue a wide diversity of careers, including positions in academic research, teaching, government agencies, industry, and not-for-profit organizations. The actual breakdown of our recent (within the last 5 years) and more established (5-10 years post-graduation) alumni by type of position is illustrated here.



Here are the statuses of our MS and PhD graduates from the 2020-2021 academic year:

  • ​Kai Stewart (MS) – Invasive species technician, U.S. Forest Service, Coconino National Forest, AZ
  • Rebecca Klee (MS) – Biologist, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Athens, GA
  • Nicolas Louw (MS) – PhD program at Tufts University
  • Mark Zenoble (MS) – Seeking employment
  • Callie Oldfield (PhD)– Research Director at Phinizy Center for Water Sciences
  • Kyle Swentowsky (PhD)– Post-doc with Dave Jackson at Cold Spring Harbor
  • Mariel Pfeifer (PhD)– Post-doc with Julie Stanton at UGA


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