Lab alumni

Postdoctoral research associates

José Daniel Anadón (Fall 2012 – Spring 2013)
Currently an Assistant Professor at Queens College, City University of New York

Joint publications with Professor Gerber: 

Gerber, L.R., Gondor, A., D’Agrosa, C., & Anadon, J. (2014). Conservation prioritization to conservation action in the Gulf of California, Mexico. Journal of Conservation Planning, 10, 1-16. (link

Victoria Bakker (Fall 2008 – Fall 2010)
Currently an Assistant Research Professor at Montana State University

Joint publications with Professor Gerber:

Hernández-Camacho, C. J., Bakker, V. J., Aurioles-Gamboa, D., Laake, J., & Gerber, L.R. (2015). The use of surrogate data in demographic population viability analysis: A case study of California sea lions. PLoS One, 10(9), e0139158. doi:10.1371. (link

Ford Ballantyne (Fall 2003 – Fall 2005)
Currently an Associate Professor at the University of Georgia

Joint publications with Professor Gerber:

Rife, A. N., Aburto-Oropeza, O., Hastings, P. A., Erisman, B., Ballantyne, F., Wielgus, J., Sala, E., & Gerber, L.R. (2013). Long-term effectiveness of a multi-use marine protected area on reef fish assemblages and fisheries landings. Journal of Environmental Management, 117, 276 283. doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2012.12.029. (link

Wielgus J., Ballantyne, F., Sala, E., & Gerber, L.R. (2007). Viability analysis of reef fish populations based on limited demographic information. Conservation Biology, 212, 447-454. doi:10.1111/j.1523-1739.2006.00644.x. (link

Gerber, L.R., S. Heppell, F. Ballantyne and E. Sala. (2005). The role of dispersal and demography in determining the efficacy of marine reserves. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 62: 863–871 (2005). (linkdoi.org/10.1139/f05-046

D’Agrosa, C., Gerber, L.R., Sala, E., Wielgus, J., & Ballantyne IV, F. (2007). Navigating Uncertain Seas: Adaptive monitoring and management of Marine Protected Areas. 32 pp. 

Caterina D’Agrosa (Fall 2006 – Spring 2011)
Currently a Content Developer and Freelance Writer

Joint publications with Professor Gerber:

Gerber, L.R., Gondor, A., D’Agrosa, C., & Anadon, J. (2014). Conservation prioritization to conservation action in the Gulf of California, Mexico. Journal of Conservation Planning, 10, 1-16. (link)

Anadon, J. A., D’Agrosa, C., Gondor, A., & Gerber L.R., (2011). Quantifying the spatial ecology of wide-ranging marine species in the Gulf of California: Implications for marine conservation planning. PLoS ONE, 6(12), e28400. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0028400. (link

Underwood, J., D’Agrosa, C., & Gerber, L.R. (2010). Identifying conservation areas on the basis of alternative distribution data sets. Conservation Biology, 24(1), 162-170. doi:10.1111/j.1523-1739.2009.01303.x. (link)  

Young, J. K., Gerber, L.R., D’Agrosa, C., Hilborn, R., Hopcraft, G., & Arcese, P. (2007). Wildlife population increases in Serengeti National Park. Science, 315(5820), 1790-1791.doi:10.1126/science.315.5820.1790b. (link

D’Agrosa, C., Gerber, L.R., Sala, E., Wielgus, J., & Ballantyne IV, F. (2007). Navigating Uncertain Seas: Adaptive monitoring and management of Marine Protected Areas. 32 pp.  

Steffen Eikenberry (Fall 2018 – Summer 2021)
Currently a Clinical Associate Professor in the ASU’s School of Mathematics and Statistical Sciences

Elena Finkbeiner (Fall 2017 – Fall 2018)
Currently a Fisheries Science Program Manager at Conservation International

Joint Publications with Professor Gerber:

Kittinger, J. N., Bernard, M., Finkbeiner, E., Murphy, E., Obregon, P., Klinger, D. H., School, M. L., Dooley, K. J., Gerber, L. R. (2021). Applying a jurisdictional approach to support sustainable seafood. Conservation Science and Practice, e386.

Krista Kemppinen (Fall 2018 – Spring 2020)
Currently a Senior Scientist for the Center for Biological Diversity

Joint publications with Professor Gerber:

Kemppinen, K. M., P. M. Collins, D. G. Hole, C. Wolf, W. J. Ripple and L. R. Gerber. 2020. Global reforestation and biodiversity conservation. Conservation Biology 34(5):1221-1228. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.13478.

Lyne Morissette (Fall 2007 – Spring 2009)
Currently an Assistant Professor at UiT The Arctic University of Norway

Joint publications with Professor Gerber:

Morissette, L., Kaschner K., & Gerber, L.R. (2010). ‘Whales eat fish’? Demystifying the myth in the Caribbean marine ecosystem. Fish and Fisheries, 11. 388-404. doi:10.1111/j.1467-2979.2010.00366.x. (link

Morissette, L., Kaschner, K., & Gerber, L.R. (2010). Ecosystem models clarify the trophic role of whales off Northwest Africa. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 404, 289-302. doi.org/10.3354/meps08443. (link)

Gerber, L.R., Morissette, L., Kaschner, K., & Pauly, D. (2009). Should whales be culled to increase fishery yield? Science, 323, 880-881. doi:10.1126/science.1169981. (link)

Morissette, L., Melgo, J. L., Kaschner, K., & Gerber, L.R. (2009). Modelling the Trophic Role of Marine Mammals in Tropical Areas:  Data requirements, uncertainty, and validation. UBC Fisheries Center Research Reports, 17(2), 120 pp. 

Aireona Bonnie Raschke (Spring 2018 – Spring 2019)
Currently an Adjunct Professor at Arizona State University

Haridas Chirakkal Variam (Fall 2007 – Fall 2010)
Currently an Adjunct Research Assistant Professor at University of Nebraska

Dara Wald
Currently an Assistant Professor at Iowa State University

Michael Westphal (Fall 2003 – Fall 2004)
Currently at World Resources Institute, Northern Arizona University & Washington, DC

Jeffrey Wielgus (Fall 2004 – Fall 2006)
Currently a Senior Manager at Rare

Joint publications with Professor Gerber:

Wielgus, J., Balmford, A., Lewis, T., Mora, C., & Gerber, L.R. (2010). Coral reef quality and recreation fees in marine protected areas. Conservation Letters, 3, 38-44. doi:10.1111/j.1755-263X.2009.00084.x. (link)

Stamieszkin, K., Wielgus, J., & Gerber, L.R. (2009). Management of a marine protected area for sustainability and conflict resolution: Lessons from Loreto Bay National Park (Baja California Sur, Mexico). Ocean and Coastal Management, 52(9), 449-458. doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2009.07.006. (link

Wielgus, J., Gerber, L.R., Sala, E., & Bennett, J. (2009). Including risk in stated-preference economic valuations: Experiments on choices for marine recreation. Environmental and Resource Economics, 90(11), 3401-3409. doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2009.05.010. (link

Wielgus, J., Gonzalez-Suarez, M., Aurioles-Gamboa, D., & Gerber, L.R. (2008). A non-invasive demographic assessment of sea lions based on stage-specific abundances. Ecological Applications, 18(5), 1287-1296. doi:10.1890/07-0892.1. (link

Wielgus, J., Sala, E., & Gerber, L.R. (2008). Assessing the ecological and economic benefits of a no-take marine reserve. Ecological Economics, 67, 32-40. doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2008.04.019. (link

Gerber, L.R., Wielgus, J., & Sala, E. (2007). A decision framework for the adaptive management of an exploited species with implications for marine reserves. Conservation Biology, 21(6), 1594-1602. doi:10.1111/j.1523-1739.2007.00824.x. (link

Wielgus J., Ballantyne, F., Sala, E., & Gerber, L.R. (2007). Viability analysis of reef fish populations based on limited demographic information. Conservation Biology, 212, 447-454. doi:10.1111/j.1523-1739.2006.00644.x. (link

D’Agrosa, C., Gerber, L.R., Sala, E., Wielgus, J., & Ballantyne IV, F. (2007). Navigating Uncertain Seas: Adaptive monitoring and management of Marine Protected Areas. 32 pp. 

Julie Young (Spring 2006 – Fall 2007)
Currently an Associate Professor at Utah State University

Joint publications with Professor Gerber:

Flatz, R., Young, J. K., Gonzalez-Suarez M., Hernandez, C. J., Immel, A., & Gerber, L.R. (2012). Weak polygyny in California sea lions and the potential for alternative mating tactics. PLoS ONE, 7(3), e33654. doi: 10.1371/journal/pone.0033654. (link)

French, S. S., Young, J. K., Gonzalez-Suarez, M., Durham, S., & Gerber, L.R. (2011). Human Disturbance Influences Reproductive Success and Growth Rate in California Sea Lions (Zalophus californianus). PLoS ONE, 6(3), e17686. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0017686. (link

Gerber, L.R., Young, J. K., Gonzalez-Suarez, M., Hernandez-Camacho, C. J., & Sabo, J. L. (2010). The cost of male aggression and polygyny in California sea lions (Zalophus californianus). PLoS ONE, 5(8), e12230. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0012230. (link

Green, D.S., Young, J. K., Hernandez-Camacho, C. J., & Gerber, L.R. (2010). Developing a non-invasive indicator of pinniped health: Neonate behavior and growth in California sea lions (Zalophus californianus). Ciencias Marinas, 36(3), 311-321. (link

Holcomb, K., Young, J., & Gerber, L.R. (2009). The influence of human disturbance on the behavior of California sea lions during the breeding season. Animal Conservation, 12, 592–598. doi:10.1111/j.1469-1795.2009.00290.x. (link

Jacobs, D. F., Young, J. K., Hernandez-Camacho, C. J., & Gerber, L.R. (2008). Determinants of outcomes of agonistic interactions among male California sea lions (Zalophus californianus). Journal of Mammalogy, 89(5), 1212–1217. (link

Young, J. K., Gonzalez-Suarez, M., & Gerber, L.R. (2008). Determinants of agonistic interactions in California sea lions. Behavior, 145. 1797-1810. (link)  

Robertson, K. L., Runcorn, C. W., Young, J. K., and Gerber, L.R. (2008). Spatial and temporal patterns of territory use of male California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) in the Gulf of California, Mexico. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 86, 237-244. doi.org/10.1139/cjz-2013-0099. (link

Young, J. K. & Gerber, L.R. (2008). The influence of social composition on reproductive behavior of territorial male California sea lions. Aquatic Mammals, 34(1), 103-110. doi: 10.1578/AM.34.1.2008.102. (link

Young, J. K., Gerber, L.R., D’Agrosa, C., Hilborn, R., Hopcraft, G., & Arcese, P. (2007). Wildlife population increases in Serengeti National Park. Science, 315(5820), 1790-1791.doi:10.1126/science.315.5820.1790b. (link

Young, J. K., Hernandez, C. J., & Gerber, L.R. (2007). Long-distance movement of a pinniped neonate. Marine Mammal Science, 23(4), 926-930. doi:10.1111/j.1748-7692.2007.00138. (link 

Graduate students

Arielle Amrein (Fall 2018 -Spring 2020)

Join Publications with Professor Gerber:

Amrein, A. M., Guzman, H. M., Surrey, K. C., Polidoro, B., & Gerber, L. R. (2020). Impacts of whale watching on the behavior of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in the coast of Panama. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7, 1105.
Cárdenas, S., Gabela-Flores, M. V., Amrein, A., Surrey, K., Gerber, L. R., & Guzmán, H. M. (2021). Tourist Knowledge, Pro-Conservation Intentions, and Tourist Concern for the Impacts of Whale-Watching in Las Perlas Archipelago, Panama. Frontiers in Marine Science.

Miranda Bernard (Fall 2016 – Spring 2021)
Currently a Smith Fellow at Duke University in partnership with NOAA

Joint Publications with Professor Gerber:

Borrelle, S.B., Ringma, J., Law, K.L., Monnahan, C.C., Lebreton, L., Mcgivern, A., Murphy, E., Jambeck, J., Leonard, G.H., Hilleary, M.A., Eriksen, M., Possingham, H.P., De Frond, H., Gerber, L.R., Polidoro, B., Tahir, A., Bernard, M., Mallos, N., Barnes, M., Rochman, C.M. (2020). Predicted growth in plastic waste exceeds efforts to mitigate plastic pollution. Science, doi: 10.1126/science.aba3656 (link)

Kittinger, J. N., Bernard, M., Finkbeiner, E., Murphy, E., Obregon, P., Klinger, D. H., School, M. L., Dooley, K. J., Gerber, L. R. (2021). Applying a jurisdictional approach to support sustainable seafood. Conservation Science and Practice, e386.

Anna J. Bettis (Fall 2012 – Spring 2015)
Currently a Resident Scholar at Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trusts

Ute Brady (Fall 2014 – Spring 2020)
Currently a Postdoctoral Scholar at Syracuse University

Caiti Busch (Troyer) (2012 – Spring 2014)
Currently an Associate Attorney at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Joint publications with Professor Gerber:

Troyer, C. & Gerber, L.R. (2015). Assessing the impact of U.S. Endangered Species Act recovery planning guidelines on managing threats for listed species. Conservation Biology, 29(5):1423–1433. doi:10.1111.cobi.12552. (link)

Tara Gancos Crawford (Fall 2010 – Spring 2013)
Currently a PhD student at University of Georgia

Joint publications with Professor Gerber:

Gerber, L.R., Estes, J., Gancos-Crawford, T. M, Peavey, L., & Read, A. J. (2011). Managing for extinction? Conflicting conservation objectives in a large marine reserve. Conservation Letters, 4(6), 417-422. doi:10.1111/j.1755-263X.2011.00197.x. (link)

Gerber, L.R., Gancos, T. N., & Halpern, B. (2012). Marine reserves and ecosystem-based management: Nested approaches for marine conservation. In A. Hastings and L. Gross, editors. Sourcebook in Theoretical Ecology. University of California Press.

Heather A. Fischer (Fall 2011 – Fall 2017)
Currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at Spatial Analysis Research Center

Joint publications with Professor Gerber:

Fischer, Heather A. Elizabeth A. Wentz, Leah Gerber. Data Fitness for Use Assessment for Volunteered Geographic Information. GeoJounral. In Preparation https://stem.oregonstate.edu/sites/stem.oregonstate.edu/files/Heather-Fischer_CV.pdf

Ramona Flatz (Spring 2007 – Spring 2010)
Currently a Research Associate at Willamette College

Joint publications with Professor Gerber:

Flatz, R. & Gerber, L.R. (2010). First evidence for adoption in California sea lions. PLoS ONE, 5(11), e13873. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0013873. (link)

Flatz, R. & Gerber, L.R. (2010). First evidence for adoption in California sea lions. PLoS ONE, 5(11), e13873. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0013873. (link)

González-Suárez, M., Flatz, R., Aurioles-Gamboa, D., Hedrick, P. W., & Gerber, L.R. (2009). Isolation by distance among California sea lion populations in Mexico: Redefining management stocks. Molecular Ecology, 18, 1088-1099. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2009.04093.x. (link)

Marie Fujitani (Fall 2008 – Spring 2014)
Currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries

Joint publications with Professor Gerber:

Fujitani, M., Fenichel, E., Torre, J. & Gerber, L.R. (2018). Synthesizing ecological and human use information to understand and manage coastal change. Ocean and Coastal Management. doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2017.10.001 (link)

Fujitani, M. L., Fenichel, E., Torre, J., & Gerber, L.R. (2012). Implementation of a marine reserve has a rapid but short-lived effect on recreational angler use.
Ecological Applications, 22(2), 597-605. doi:10.1890/11-0603.1. (link)

Sarah Geren (Fall 2014 – Fall 2015)
Currently a PhD student at ASU’s School for the Future of Innovations in Society

Micah V. Harp (Fall 2015 –  Spring 2017)
Currently a Climbing Arborist at Bartlett Tree Experts

Claudia Hernández-Camacho (Fall 2004 – Spring 2009)
Currently a Professor at CICIMAR in La Paz, MX

Joint publications with Professor Gerber:

Hernandez-Camacho, C.J., Aurioles-Gamboa, D., & Gerber, L.R. (2008). Age-specific birth rates of California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) in the Gulf of California, Mexico. Marine Mammal Science, 24(3), 664-676. doi: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2008.00199.x. (link)

Gerber, L.R., Young, J. K., Gonzalez-Suarez, M., Hernandez-Camacho, C. J., & Sabo, J. L. (2010). The cost of male aggression and polygyny in California sea lions (Zalophus californianus). PLoS ONE, 5(8), e12230. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0012230. (link)

Green, D.S., Young, J. K., Hernandez-Camacho, C. J., & Gerber, L.R. (2010). Developing a non-invasive indicator of pinniped health: Neonate behavior and growth in California sea lions (Zalophus californianus). Ciencias Marinas, 36(3), 311-321. (link)

Jacobs, D. F., Young, J. K., Hernandez-Camacho, C. J., & Gerber, L.R. (2008). Determinants of outcomes of agonistic interactions among male California sea lions (Zalophus californianus). Journal of Mammalogy, 89(5), 1212–1217. (link)

Hernandez-Camacho, C. J., Aurioles-Gamboa, D., Laake J., & Gerber, L.R. (2008). Survival rates of the California sea lion, Zalophus californianus, in Mexico. Journal of Mammalogy, 89(4), 1059-1066. doi.org/10.1644/07-MAMM-A-404.1. (link)

Hernandez-Camacho, C.J., Aurioles-Gamboa, D., & Gerber, L.R. (2008). Age-specific birth rates of California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) in the Gulf of California, Mexico. Marine Mammal Science, 24(3), 664-676. doi: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2008.00199.x. (link)

Underwood, J. G., Hernandez-Camacho, C. J., & Gerber, L.R. (2008). Estimating sustainable bycatch rates for California sea lion populations in the Gulf of California. Conservation Biology, 23, 1523-1739. doi: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2008.00919.x. (link)

Biao Huang (Fall 2011 – Spring 2016)
Currently a postdoctoral fellow at University of Berlin

Joint publications with Professor Gerber:

Huang, B., Abbott, J. K., Fenichel, E. P., Muneepeerakul, R., Perrings, C., & Gerber, L.R. (2017). Testing the feasibility of a hypothetical whaling-conservation permit market in Norway. Conservation Biology, 31(4), 809-817. doi:10.1111/cobi.12916. (link)

Zachary Hughes (Fall 2007 – Spring 2010)
Currently President and Senior Consultant at Coastal Resilience Consulting Inc

Joint publications with Professor Gerber:

Hughes, Z. D., Fenichel, E. P., & Gerber, L.R. (2011). The potential impact of labor choices on the efficacy of marine conservation strategies. PLoS ONE, 6(8), e23722. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0023722. (link)

Eric D. Johnson (Fall 2010 – Fall 2012)
Currently an Information Management Consultant at Aerotek Scientific

Tiffany Lewis (Spring 2016 – Spring 2018)
Current a PhD Student at ASU

Joint publications with Professor Gerber:

Wielgus, J., Balmford, A., Lewis, T.B., Mora, C. and Gerber, L.R. (2010), Coral reef quality and recreation fees in marine protected areas. Conservation Letters, 3: 38-44. doi:10.1111/j.1755-263X.2009.00084.x

Maria del Mar Mancha Cisneros (Fall 2011 – Fall 2017)
Currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at Duke University

Joint publications with Professor Gerber:

Álvarez-Romero J. G., Munguía-Vega, A., Beger, M., Mancha-Cisneros, M. A., Suarez-Castillo, A. N., Gurney, G. G., Pressey, R. L., Gerber, L.R., Morzaria-Luna, H. N., Reyes-Bonilla, H., Adams, V. M., Kolb, M., Graham, E., VanDerWal, J., Castillo-Lopez, A., Hinojosa-Arango, G., Petatan-Ramirez, D., Moreno-Baez, M., Godinez-Reyes, C. R., & Torre, J. (2018). Designing connected marine reserves in the face of global warming. Global Change Biology, 00, 1–21. doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13989. (link)

Mancha-Cisneros, M. & Gerber, L.R. (2015). Guiding principles for green economic development in the marine environment: Insights from small-scale fisheries. In Gasparatos and Willis, Biodiversity in the Green Economy. Routledge.

Gerber, L.R., Mancha-Cisneros, M., O’Connor, M. I., & Selig, E. (2014). Climate change impacts on connectivity in the ocean: Implications for conservation. Ecosphere, 5(3), 33. doi:10.1890/ES13-00336.1. (link)

Anandon, J. D., Mancha-Cisneros, M., Best, B., & Gerber, L.R. (2013). Habitat-specific larval dispersal and marine connectivity: Implications for spatial conservation planning. Ecosphere, 4(7), 1-15. doi:10.1890/ES13-00119.1. (link)

Jenny Lynn Melgo (Fall 2008 – Fall 2009)
Currently an Air Pollution Specialist at California Air Resources Board

Andrea J. Noziglia (Spring 2012 – Spring 2015)
Currently the Garden Assistant at Blackbird Farm  in Philo, CA

Joint publications with Professor Gerber: 

Noziglia, A. J., Abbott, J., Polidoro, B., & Gerber, L. (2018). Flame retardant contamination and seafood sustainability. Sustainability (Switzerland), 10(4), [1070]. https://doi.org/10.3390/su10041070

Tin Phan (Fall 2017 – Spring 2019)
Currently a Graduate Student at ASU

Mary Ross (2014 – 2015)
Currently a Decision Science Analyst at United Services Automobile Association

Jennifer Rupnow (Fall 2003 – Spring 2007)
Currently a Sustainability Manager at Autodesk

Jesse Sayles (Fall 2013 – Spring 2016)
Currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at McGill University

Erin Spencer (Fall 2017 – Spring 2019)                                                     Currently a Graduate Student at Florida International University

Melanie C. Sturm (2013 – Spring 2014)
Currently a Development Manager at TwoXSea

Manuela González Suárez (Fall 2003 – Fall 2007)
Currently a Lecturer in Ecology at University of Reading

Joint publications with Professor Gerber: 

Flatz, R., Young, J. K., Gonzalez-Suarez M., Hernandez, C. J., Immel, A., & Gerber, L.R. (2012). Weak polygyny in California sea lions and the potential for alternative mating tactics. PLoS ONE, 7(3), e33654. doi: 10.1371/journal/pone.0033654. (link)

Gerber, L.R. & Gonzalez-Suarez, M. (2011). Population viability analysis: Origins and Contributions. Nature Education Knowledge, 1(11), 15. (link)

French, S. S., Young, J. K., Gonzalez-Suarez, M., Durham, S., & Gerber, L.R. (2011). Human Disturbance Influences Reproductive Success and Growth Rate in California Sea Lions (Zalophus californianus). PLoS ONE, 6(3), e17686. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0017686. (link)

Gerber, L.R., Young, J. K., Gonzalez-Suarez, M., Hernandez-Camacho, C. J., & Sabo, J. L. (2010). The cost of male aggression and polygyny in California sea lions (Zalophus californianus). PLoS ONE, 5(8), e12230. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0012230. (link)

Ward, E., Chirakkal, H., Gonzalez-Suarez, M., Aurioles-Gamboa, D., Holmes E. E., & Gerber, L.R. (2010). Inferring spatial structure from time series data: Using multivariate state-space models to detect metapopulation structure of California sea lions in the Gulf of California, Mexico. Journal of Applied Ecology, 47(1), 1365-2664. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2664.2009.01745.x. (link)

Wielgus, J., Gonzalez-Suarez, M., Aurioles-Gamboa, D., & Gerber, L.R. (2008). A non-invasive demographic assessment of sea lions based on stage-specific abundances. Ecological Applications, 18(5), 1287-1296. doi:10.1890/07-0892.1. (link)

Gonzalez-Suarez, M. & Gerber, L.R. (2008). Habitat preferences of California sea lions: Implications for conservation. Journal of Mammalogy, 89(6), 1521-1528. (link)

Gonzalez-Suarez, M., McCluney, K.E., Aurioles, D., & Gerber, L.R. (2006). Incorporating uncertainty in spatial structure for viability predictions: A case study of California sea lions (Zalophus californianus). Animal Conservation, 6, 219-227. doi:10.1111/j.1469-1795.2006.00022.x. (link)

Sage Tezak (Spring 2006 – Spring 2009)
Currently a Program Manager at Seabird Protection Network

Leigh-Ann Tower (Fall 2015 – Spring 2017)                                             Currently on the board as the Professional Development Chair, The Wildlife Society

Jared Underwood (Fall 2004 – Fall 2007)
Currently at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Joint publications with Professor Gerber:

Underwood, J. G., Francis, J., & Gerber, L.R. (2011). Incorporating biodiversity conservation and recreational wildlife values into smart growth land use planning. Landscape and Urban Planning, 100, 136-143. doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2010.11.014. (link)

Underwood, J., D’Agrosa, C., & Gerber, L.R. (2010). Identifying conservation areas on the basis of alternative distribution data sets. Conservation Biology, 24(1), 162-170. doi:10.1111/j.1523-1739.2009.01303.x. (link)

Underwood, J. G., Hernandez-Camacho, C. J., & Gerber, L.R. (2008). Estimating sustainable bycatch rates for California sea lion populations in the Gulf of California. Conservation Biology, 23, 1523-1739. doi: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2008.00919.x. (link)

Robert Wildermuth (Fall 2010 – Spring 2012)
Currently in a postdoc position with the Future Seas team at the University of California Santa Cruz & the Southwest Fisheries Science Center.

Joint publications with Professor Gerber:

Wildermuth, R., Anadon, J. A., & Gerber, L.R. (2013). Monitoring behavior: Assessing population status through rapid behavioral assessment. Conservation Letters, 6(2), 86-97. doi:10.1111/j.1755-263X.2012.00298.x. (link)

 

Undergraduate students

Madison Bolduc

Michael Britt

Kate Buenau

Sarah Coonrod

Christina Cressler

Celeste Delaune

Maria Eller

Kelsey Gerchar

David Green

Lauren Horowitz

Allison Hoynes-O’Conner

Aaron Immel

David Jacobs

Thomas Jan

Cristen Jester

Harsimran Kaur

Andrew Keller

Tara Lafabrêgue

Jennifer Laliberte

Dakota Lippincott

Pam Marcum

Kevin McGinnis

Nirali Patel

Matthew Petelle

Casey Peterson

Alissa Rickborn

Kathy Robertson

Ashley Robota

Mattie Rodrigue

Dee Sagawe

Thomas Sanborn

Patrick Serna

Roberto Torres

Manuel Valtierra

Ryan Van Bussum

Easton White

Olivia Zanzucchi