Benthic Ecology Laboratory

Research Personel

Primary Investigators:

Dr. Martin Posey's Picture

Dr. Martin Posey

Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Undergraduate Studies & Professor

Ph.D. Biology, University of Oregon
B.A. Zoology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,
with highest honors

Troy Alphin's Picture

Troy Alphin

Senior Research Associate

Ph.D. Marine Biology, University of North Carolina Wilmington (In progress)
M.S. Marine Biology, University of North Carolina Wilmington
B.S. Marine Biology, University of North Carolina Wilmington

Research Technicians:

Picture of Anne Markwith

Anne Markwith

Lab Manager

M.S. Marine Science, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2010
B.S. Marine Biology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2006

Megan Rudolf Bio Pic

Megan Rudolf

B.S. Marine Biology, University of North Carolina Wilmington
A.A.S. Marine Technology, Cape Fear Community College

Sharon Tatem's Picture

Sharon Tatem

M.S. Biology, Old Dominion University
B.S. Biology, Old Dominion University
B.A. Speech Communications, George Mason University

Graduate Students:

Mark Hanke Bio Pic

Marc Hanke

Ph.D. Marine Biology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Expected 2014
M.S. Biology, University of North Florida
B.S. Marine Biology, Texas A&M University at Galveston

Picture of Eden Garcia

Eden Garcia

Ph.D. Marine Biology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Expected 2016
M.S. Environmental Biology,East Carolina University
B.S. Biology Education,University College of Belize

Mary Grace Lemon Bio Pic

Mary Grace Lemon

M.S. Marine Science, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Expected 2014
B.S. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, B.S. Economics, Tulane University

James Hargrove Bio Pic

James Hargrove

M.S. Marine Science, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Expected 2014
B.S. Marine Biology, University of North Carolina Wilmington
A.A. Business Administration, Gaston College

Keith Wall's Picture

Keith Walls

M.S. Marine Science, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Expected 2015
B.S. Environmental Science, University of North Carolina Wilmington

Elliot Weston Bio Pic

Elliot C. Weston

M.S. Marine Biology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Expected 2014
B.S. Fisheries Biology, Humboldt State University

Undergraduate Students:

Jenae Progar Bio Pic

Jenae Progar

B.S. Marine Biology, University of North Carolina Wilmington

Preston Luce Bio Pic

Preston Luce

B.S. Marine Biology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Expected 2014

Alison Monroe Picture

Alison Monroe

B.S. Marine Biology, University of North Carolina Wilmington

Madison Lytle Bio Pic

Madison Lytle

B.S. Marine Biology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Expected 2015

List of Previous Research Team Members