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Lab Members

williams2016Neal Williams – PI
Pollination biology, bee ecology evolution and behavior, agroecology
CV, Email
Kimiora Ward – Project Specialist
Restoration ecology, ecological genetics, native plant materials, natural resource management 

Postdoctoral Researchers

Rosemary Malfi
Bumblebees, resource availability, natural enemies, population dynamics
Website, Email
Maj Rundlöf
Agroecology, bumble bees, ecotoxicology, landscape ecology, pollination
Website, CV, Email
Tina Harrison
Biodiversity, global change, community ecology, bees
CV, Email

Graduate Students

Jennifer VanWyk
Pollination, floral evolution, restoration, global change
rossRoss Brennan
conservation, biodiversity, functional traits, interaction turnover
dscn2163John M. Mola
Bumblebees, foraging, dispersal, population genetics, movement ecology
Website, CV, Email
claraClara Stuligross
Bee ecology, environmental stressors, pesticide exposure, resource availability
maureen-pageMaureen Page
Agriculture, conservation, competition, networks, Osmia lignaria

Lab Assistants

img_0009Andrew Buderi
(B.S. Humboldt State University, 2015)
staciStaci Cibotti
(B.S. Humboldt State University, 2015)
heatherHeather Spaulding
(M.S. University of Kentucky, 2009)

Undergraduate Researchers

Jessica Drost (University of California, Davis 2017)
Sonja Glasser (University of California, Davis 2015)
Beth Beyer (University of California, Davis)
Kate Borchardt (University of California, Davis)

Past Members


Claire Brittain, http://clairebrittain.wordpress.com/
Jessica Forrest,  Assistant Professor University of Ottawa
Jochen Fruend, Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Guelph, Currently at University of Freiburg
Sandra Gillespie, Postdoctoral Scholar, Simon Fraser University
Ola Lundin, Postdoctoral Scholar, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala 

Graduate Students

Leslie Saul-Gershenz, (PhD) 2017, Post Doctoral Researcher UC Davis.
Rei Scampavia, (PhD) 2017, Consulting in the San Francisco Bay Area. Rei’s website
Katharina Ullmann, (PhD) 2014, Worked for Xerces Society of Invertebrate Conservation. Currently: Director of UC Davis Student Farm.
Ryder Diaz, (M.S.) 2012, http://www.ryderdiaz.com/
Felix Klaus, (Fulbright Scholar) 2014, Current M.S. student in Teja Tschartnke’s group at Georg-August-University Göttingen

Junior Specialists

Kitty Bolte – Xerces Society Pollinator Habitat Specialist
Logan Rowe – Currently at Michigan State University with Dr. Rufus Isaacs


Sarah Bolm (University of California, Davis 2012)
Mira Parekh (University of California, Davis 2013)
Alexi Haack (University of California, Davis 2013)
Emily McGlynn (B.A., Bryn Mawr College 2009) – Native bee benefits for agriculture in the Mid-atlantic
Kristen Jenkins (B.A.,Bryn Mawr College 2009) – Functional Compensation and biodiversity loss
Sarah Allard (B.A.,Haverford College 2009) – Functional Compensation and biodiversity loss
Cecily Moyer (B.A.,Haverford College 2009) – The role of floral morphology and reward in structuring pollinator plant networks
Rosemary Malfi (B.A.,Bryn Mawr College 2007) – The effect of urban development onBombus communities in the Delaware Valley, PA
Daniela Miteva (B.A.,Bryn Mawr College 2007) – Pollinator communities and pollination in eastern old fields, Pollinator and pollen deposition webs in restored meadows
Amanda Rahi (B.A.,Bryn Mawr College 2007) – The contributions of specialist and generalist bees to reproductive success of desert mallow