Former Graduate Students

Many graduate students have worked under Dr. Law on their M.S. thesis or Ph.D. dissertation projects with the Terra-PNW Research Group. Below are some of the students who have gained their post-graduate degrees working and studying with us:

Giorgio Alberti, Ph.D., 2005
Giorgio studied with us for a year as a visiting scholar from Udine University, and is now a research scientist there.





Logan Berner, Ph.D., 2014-2017

Logan's dissertation research focused on forest response to water availability and disturbance across the western United States.  Logan is now a postdoctoral scholar in the School of Informatics, Computing, and Cyber Systems at Northern Arizona University and is also the owner and senior analyst at EcoSpatial Services L.L.C. https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=SX1wuUIAAAAJ&hl=en


John Campbell, Ph.D., 2000-2003
John is now a Faculty Research Associate at Oregon State University.





Dan Donato, Ph.D., 2003-2008
Dan performed his Ph.D. research on post-fire recovery at the Biscuit Fire in southwest Oregon, and he is now a Natural Resource Scientist with the Washington State Department of Natural Resources.





Burke Greer

Tara Hudiburg, Ph.D., 2005–2012
Tara modeled a variety of biofuels options and the effects of these possible scenarios on the carbon budget of Pacific Northwest forests.  She is now an Assistant Professor in the Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences at the University of Idaho: https://www.uidaho.edu/cnr/faculty/hudiburg





Theresa Johnson, M.S., 2002–2005
Theresa studied the effects of water and shade treatments on photosynthesis and root-rhizosphere respiration in young ponderosa pine.





Maureen McGlinchy, M.S., 2007–2011
Maureen modeled possible future climate scenarios for northern California and western Nevada.

Garrett Meigs, M.S., 2006–2010
Garrett studied the effects of forest fires on soil chemistry, and is now a faculty research associate at Oregon State University.





Angelo Nolé, Ph.D., 2004-2005
Angelo studied with us for a year as a visiting scholar from Universia degli Studi della Basilicata.






Brendan Rogers, M.S., 2007-2009
Brendan is now an Assistant Scientist at Woods Hole Research Center.






Steve Van Tuyl, M.S., 2001–2003
Steve is now the Data and Digital Repository Librarian at Oregon State University: http://osulibrary.oregonstate.edu/staff/vantuyls