Maria Juliana Bedoya Duran
2020. Thesis. Privately protected areas, shade coffee, and the conservation of ground birds and medium and large mammals in the western Andes of Colombia. Ph.D.
Prescillia Rindang Putri
2019. Thesis. Sustainable palm oil certification: Do forest reserves designated using “high conservation value” and “high carbon stock” approaches within palm oil plantations support mammal conservation? M.S.
2017. Thesis. Beach mouse habitat on storm-affected barrier islands: influence of landscape structure, perceived predation risk, and sea level rise. Ph.D. Current position: Instructor: Santa Fe College.
Maria Laura Gelin Spessot
2016. Thesis. Response of pumas (Puma concolor) to the migration of their primary prey in Patagonia.
Galo Zapata Rios
2014. Thesis. Impacts of domestic dogs on the native mammalian fauna of the Ecuadorian Andes. Ph.D. Current position: Director of Science, Wildlife Conservation Society, Ecuador.
2013. Project. Socio-Bosque: an economic incentive program for conservation in Ecuador. Non-thesis M.S. Current position: Executive Director, Conservation International, Ecuador.
2012. Thesis. Indigenous people and jaguar conservation: Effects of road development and bushmeat extraction in Ecuador’s Yasuní National Park. Ph.D. News article about Santiago’s work. WCS Article. National Geographic News. WCS Slide Show. Current positions: Professor and Researcher, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, SLP, México, and Associate Professor, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador.
2012. Thesis. Domestic dogs as invasive species: from local to global impacts. Ph.D. (Co-chair with Dr. K. Sieving). Current position: Assistant Professor, Instituto de Conservación Biodiversidad y Territorio, Facultad de Ciencias Forestales y Recursos Naturales, Universidad Austral de Chile.
2011. Thesis. Are forest strips cut out for the job of conserving biodiversity? Analyzing the case of mammals with hierarchical Bayesian occupancy models in the Chaco forest. Current position: Research scientist, CONICET, Salta, Argentina.
2011. Thesis. Ecological and human dimensions of the monk parakeet damage to crops in Argentina. Ph.D. Current position: Research scientist, Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA) Estación Experimental Agropecuaria Paraná, Argentina.
2010. Thesis. The influence of species traits and landscape attributes on the response of mid- and large-sized neotropical mammals to forest fragmentation. Ph.D. (Dr. Mel Sunquist, co-chair). Current position: Assistant professor, School of the Environment, Washington State University.
2009. Are barn owls (Tyto alba) biological controllers of rodents in the Everglades Agricultural Area? Ph.D.
2009. Thesis. Assessment of the importance of plantations for the Araucaria Tit Spinetail (leptasthenura setaria) in Argentina. MS. Current position: Research scientist, CONICET, Salta, Argentina.
Mariano Rodriguez Cabal
2008. Thesis. Habitat assessment for a threatened keystone marsupial in temperate forest of South America (Research site: Andean forest of southern Argentina). MS. Current position: Ph.D. student, University of Tennessee.
2006. Thesis. Hurricane impacts on coastal dunes and spatial distribution of Santa Rosa Beach Mice (Peromyscus polionotus leucocephalus) in dune habitats. MS. Current position: Regional Conservation Biologist, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
2002. Thesis. Wildlife Ecology and Conservation. Effects of predation risk and landscape structure on the foraging behavior of the Santa Rosa beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus leucocephalus): Conservation management implications. M. S. Current position: Great Lakes Regional Wildlife Biologist, Wildlife Habitat Council.
2001. Thesis. The reproductive context of low-frequency vocalizations in the African elephant (Loxodonta africana) in captivity. M.S. – University of Florida, Ph.D. -- Cornell University.
2001. Thesis. Facilitation of burrowing owls by a colonial rodent: ecosystem engineering and heterospecific communication. M.S.
2000. Thesis. Effects of landscape structure on the distribution of mountain vizcachas (Lagidium viscacia). Ph.D. Current position: Research Ecologist, Centro de Ecología Aplicada del Neuquén and Co-director, Patagonian and Southern Andean Steppe Program, Wildlife Conservation Society, Argentina.
1999. Thesis. Effects of herbivory by the plains vizcacha (Lagostomus maximus) on vegetation of semiarid scrub of central Argentina. M.S. Current position: Associate Professor, Faculty of Natural and Exact Sciences, National University of La Pampa, Argentina.
1999. Thesis. Cold spots/hot spots: facilitation and interference of shrubs by a native herbivore in a semiarid ecosystem. M.S. – University of Florida, Ph.D. – University of Montana, Current position: Assistant Professor and CONICET researcher, Faculty of Natural and Exact Sciences, National University of La Pampa, Argentina.
1997. Thesis. Source-sink dynamics induced by hunting: a case study of clupeo foxes on rangelands in Patagonia, Argentina. Ph.D. Current position: Staff Researcher, Argentine Research Council (CONICET); Conservation Zoologist and Co-director, Patagonian and Southern Andean Steppe Program, Wildlife Conservation Society, Argentina.
1996. Thesis. The European rabbit: patterns of spread and resource availability along watersheds in Northern Patagonia, Argentina. M.S. Current position: Research Biologist, Patagonian and Southern Andean Steppe Program, Wildlife Conservation Society, Argentina.
1995. Thesis: The influence of landscape structure on animal communities: landscape spatial patterns and avian body mass aggregations. M.S. – University of Florida, Ph.D. – University of Wisconsin, Current position: President, Ceiba Foundation for Tropical Conservation.