Current Researchers

Principle Investigator: Evelyn Merrill








Peter Smolko

Peter is a postdoctoral fellow.






Maria Dobbin

Maria is a Master’s student investigating mule deer contact rates.





Kelsey Gritter

Kelsey is a Master’s student in Ecological Mathematical Modeling working with Dr. Mark Lewis and Dr. Evelyn Merrill. She is working on a movement model for the transmission of chronic wasting disease(CWD) that includes environmental factors.




Johanna Thalmann 

Johanna is organizing, managing, and conducting field work (and report writing) for the CWD project.






Greg Melvin

Greg is a field technician that assists with field work, data management, data analysis, and report writing for the CWD project.