WCHRS Personnel and Alumni

List of Lead Faculty

List of lead faculty, scientists, and students currently participating in the design, use, and maintenance of the Western Carolina Hydrologic Research Station. Student research assistants primary help run the station and carry out watershed research. Student research fellows also serve as peer mentors and assistants in research-based courses.

 

David Kinner, Faculty - Dept. Geosciences & Natural Resources, WCU, 2010 - present

Mark Lord, Faculty - Dept. Geosciences & Natural Resources, WCU, 2010 - present

Ted Campbell, Hydrogeologist - North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality, 2010 - present

JP Gannon, Faculty - Dept. Geosciences & Natural Resources, WCU 2014 - present

 

Current Students

Student research assistants primary help run the station and carry out watershed research. Student research fellows also serve as peer mentors and assistants in research-based courses.

Bryce Vascik, Research Fellow, Geology, WCU, Class of 2018

Courtney Hartman, Research Assistant, Geology, WCU Class of 2018 

Alumni

List of students and alumni who historically participated in the design, use, and maintenance of the Western Carolina Hydrologic Research Station.  Of those students who participated and graduated to date, two thirds have attended graduate school, and 93 percent have gone onto to use the skills they practiced at WCHRS in either school or a future career.

 

Quentin Walton, Research Fellow Environmental Science, WCU, Class of 2018

Stephanie Earle, Research Assistant Geology, WCU, Class of 2017

Bryant Mountjoy, Research Fellow Geology, WCU, Class of 2016

Michael Cato, Research Fellow Geology, WCU, Class of 2017

Christopher Ward, Research Fellow Computer Science & Environmental Science, WCU, Class of 2015 (Dec.)

Danvey Walsh, Research Assistant Chemistry Graduate Student; Geology alumni, WCU, Class of 2010

Joe Brazelton, Research Fellow Geology, WCU, Class of 2016

Katie Harris, Research Fellow Natural Resources Conservation and Management, WCU, Class of 2016

Morgan Douglas, Research Fellow - Geology, WCU, Class of 2017

Felipe Silva, Research Fellow Geology, WCU, Class of 2018

Mark Padgett, Research Fellow Geology, WCU, Class of 2013

Kelly Ferri, Research Fellow Geology, WCU, Class of 2014

Joshua Fuller, Research Assistant Geology alumni, WCU, Class of 2013

Michael Keever, Research Assistant Geology, WCU, Class of 2015

Anja Nothdurft, Research Fellow Natural Resources, Environmental Science, WCU, Class of 2014

Emily Pendergrass, Research Fellow Geology, WCU, Class of 2014

Bailey Donovan, Research Assistant Geology, WCU, Class of 2014

Alex Pilkington, Research Assistant Geology, WCU, Class of 2016

Aaron Howard, Research Fellow Geology, WCU, Class of 2016

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