Members of the primack lab

 

 
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Richard B. Primack

Professor of Biology
B.A. Harvard University
PhD Duke University
primack@bu.edu
CV
Department Website
 

 
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Caitlin mcdonough mackenzie

Recent graduate, Postdoc at U Maine
B.A. Harvard University
M.A. University of Vermont
PhD Boston University
mackenz@bu.edu
CV
Website

I study the ecological effects of land-use change and climate change on plant communities. My research is focused on long-term changes in flowering phenology and local abundance across communities in the Northeast.

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Amanda Gallinat

Recent graduate, Postdoc at Utah State University
B.A. Carleton College
PhD Boston University
gallinat@bu.edu
CV
Website

I study the effects of climate change and invasive species on autumn phenology, with a focus on bird-fruit interactions.

 

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Lucy Zipf

PhD Candidate
B.S. Brown University
lzipf@bu.edu
CV

I study the combined effects of global change on the phenology, reproductive success, and potential for ecological mismatch in a declining species of aerial insectivorous bird, the Tree Swallow, and their insect prey.

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TARA Miller

PhD student
B.A. Williams College
tkingmil@bu.edu
CV

I study the effects of climate change on plant and wildlife populations in the Northeast. 

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Linnea Smith

Scientific Assistant - German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research
B.A. Boston University
smithlc@bu.edu

I study the amount of time evergreen plants retain their leaves, including factors that affect this and the effect it in turn can have on an ecosystem.

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abe miller-rushing

Alum and Collaborator
Science Coordinator at Acadia NP
B.A. Grinnell College
PhD Boston University
CV

I study the causes, consequences, and management (including communication) responses to environmental change in protected areas. I focus mostly on forest ecology and citizen science, but get involved in lots more.

 
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ALYSSA HELMLING

Boston University undergraduate
achelml@bu.edu

I study how climate change is affecting flowering and leaf-out times for plants in the Eastern US.