Dr. Gilbert is an a wildlife ecologist interested how animals respond to their changing environment, including animal behavior, population, and community ecology, as well as linkages between wildlife and humans. > Sophie's CV.
Current Graduate Students
kayte groth (MS Student)
Kayte is working on a joint project on ways to modify white-tailed deer and elk behavior in agricultural landscapes of Idaho using fear-increasing and nutrition-reducing treatments. She is leading the effort focused on white-tailed deer in the Clearwater Region.
John Guthrie (MS student)
John is working on the elk portion of a joint project examining ways to modify white-tailed deer and elk behavior in agricultural landscapes of Idaho using fear-increasing and nutritien-reducing treatments. His project is located in south Idaho.
Sam Foster (PhD Student)
Sam is a terrestrial ecologist interested in exploring questions that interface wildlife interactions with agents of landscape disturbance. He is currently exploring how wildfire, logging, and other habitat-modifying agents influence large-mammal-community interactions and ultimately affect mule deer populations in southeastern British Columbia.
Lorina Keery (PhD Student)
Lorina is a wildlife ecologist joining our lab in summer 2019 to study how landscape change is affecting predators, ungulates, and plants in northern Idaho. More coming soon!
Current Undergraduate Researchers
Caitlin Kupferman (MS)
Caitlin conducted her Master’s research on fishers colonizing Southeast Alaska near Juneau. She is keenly interested in carnivore ecology, habitat selection and community dynamics.