Aaron T. Pearse (2007). “Estimation and modeling of wintering waterfowl numbers in Mississippi.” Current position: Wildlife Biologist, USGS-Northern Prairie Science Center
Ross R. Conover (2009). Benefits of a conservation buffer resource management system to grassland birds in Mississippi.” Current position: Associate Professor at Paul Smiths College
Paul D. B. Skrade (2013). “Reproductive decisions of Mountain Plovers in southern Phillips County. Montana.” Current position: Assistant Professor at Upper Iowa University
Tyler M. Harms (2021). "Methods for surveying and estimating breeding waterfowl populations in the Prairie Pothole Region of Iowa." Current position: Wildlife Biometrician for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Rachel S. Siller (current). "Integrated population model for the Mountain Plover in Montana".
Sharyn L. Hood (2006). “Nesting ecology of Snowy and Wilson's Plovers in Texas.”
Theresa M. Childers (2006). “Breeding biology of the Mountain Plover in Montana.” Current position: Biologist with the National Park Service (Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park)
Brad D. Holder (2006). “Nesting ecology of Wild Turkeys in Mississippi.” Current position: Biologist with the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks
Paul D. B. Skrade (2008). “Incubation behavior and dispersal patterns in the Mountain Plover.” Current position: Assistant Professor at Upper Iowa University
Cory J. Gregory (2011). “Reproductive ecology of the Long-billed Curlew in Nebraska.” Current position: Tour leader for Field Guides.
Tyler M. Harms (2011). “Distribution and abundance of secretive marsh-birds in Iowa.” Current position: Research Associate at Iowa State University
Amber N. Wiewel (2011). “Population biology of Puerto Rican forest birds.” Current position: Biologist with ARMI
Maria C. Dzul (2011). “Population dynamics of Devil's Hole Pupfish in Death Valley National Park.” Current position: Fisheries biologist with USGS in Arizona
Molly K. Gillespie (2013). “Bird and bat responses to wind energy development in Iowa.” Current position: Environmental Scientist with Stantec, Inc.
Kevin T, Murphy (2013). “Waterbird use of dynamic sheetwater wetlands in Iowa’s Prairie Pothole Region.” Current position: Data Analyst II with the Center for Survey Statistics and Methodology at Iowa State University
William Reiter-Marolf (2014). "Lead in species of greatest conservation need: free-flying bald eagles as indicators." Current position: Biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Iowa
Shane S. Patterson (2016). "Local and landscape effects on population dynamics of birds and butterflies in Iowa."
Zack Ruff (2016). "Breeding ecology of the Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) in Phillips County, Montana."
James Dupuie, Jr. (2018). "Ring-necked Pheasant responses to wind energy in Iowa." Current position: GIS specialist in Michigan
Patrick McGovern (2018). "Survival and space use of white-tailed deer fawns in central Iowa." Current position: Biologist with Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Rachel A. Vanausdall (2018). "Migrating and breeding bird use of restored shallow lakes in Iowa." Current position: Ph.D. student at Colorado State University
Benjamin M. West (2020). "Bird-habitat relationships in southern Iowa forests." Current position: Ph.D. student at SUNY-ESF
Sarah Hoepfner (current). "Dunlin nest survival and movements in the Arctic."
Nicole Bosco (current). "Bird and vegetation responses to water management at Red Rock Reservoir."
Joshua D. Obrecht (2006). Honors Thesis advisor
Sarah Scheel (2007). Independent Study
Keenan Zeltinger (2007). Independent Study
Todd Buckley (2008). Independent Study
Caitlynn Cox (2010-11). Dean’s Leadership Scholar
Emily Gamm (2011). Science With Practice
Mica Rumbach (2011). Honors Thesis advisor
Sarah Van Tol (2012). Honors Thesis advisor
Kristen Alverson (2012-13). Dean’s Leadership Scholar
Kate Hunter (2013). Honors Thesis advisor
Maggie Daves (2013-14). Dean’s Leadership Scholar
Matthew Garrick (2013-14). Science With Practice/Independent Study
Marit Bakken (2014-15). Dean’s Leadership Scholar
Kelsey Fleming (2015). Independent Study/Science With Practice
Cassandra Baird (2015). Science With Practice
Jordyn Scumaci (2015-16). Dean’s Leadership Scholar
Emily Bierbaum (2016). Science With Practice
Jose Carranza (2018–2019). George W. Carver intern