Staff

Pat Anderson

Pat Anderson

Business Services Supervisor

Phone: 860.486.4323

Elizabeth Barbeau

Elizabeth Barbeau

Army Ant Guest Collection (AAGC) Program Assistant and Database Manager

Specimen and natural history collection databases; metadata standardization and object digitization; information retrieval, intellectual access and public outreach for special research collections; zoological nomenclature

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Phone: 860.486.0491

Nicholas Boston

Nicholas Boston

Program Assistant I

General admin., travel, purchasing, payroll (faculty, staff, special payroll, undergraduates), sabbatical records, ProCard management, Visa processing, FedEx, seminar speaker arrangements, room reservations.

Phone: 860.486.2296

Dana Drake

Dana Drake

Research Associate I

Lab manager, Mark Urban Lab; study ecological mechanisms that shape natural communities; vernal pool ecosystems; amphibians

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Phone: 860.486.6154

Leanne Kennedy Harty

Leanne Kennedy Harty

Associate Director, Connecticut Museum of Natural History

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Phone: 860.486.5708

Madeline Hennessey

Madeline Hennessey

Program Assistant I

General admin., staffing plan, course scheduling, graduate admissions, graduate payroll, TA evaluations, listserv functions, fellowships, course-related vehicle reservations.

Phone: 860.486.4319

Adam Histen

Adam Histen

Research Laboratory Aide

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Phone: 860.486.0809

Erin Kuprewicz

Erin Kuprewicz

Collections Manager

Plant-animal interactions (tropical mammals and insects); behavioral ecology of terrestrial mammal seed dispersers; barriers to plant migrations in the Anthropocene

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Joseph Marini

Joseph Marini

Research Technician

I am currently assisting the Bolnick Lab in studying the immunology and genetics of a vertebrate host’s resistance to a helminth parasite, and parasite evasion of host immunity. Along with performing routine animal husbandry and welfare duties as directed and daily lab maintenance and assistance.

Katrina Menard

Katrina Menard

Collections Manager

Collection Manager of Invertebrates; Systematic Entomology; Heteroptera.

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Meghan Moriarty

Meghan Moriarty

Plant Growth Facilities Manager

Phone: 860.486.4213

Clinton Morse

Clinton Morse

Plant Growth Facilities Manager (retired)

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Phone: 860.486.8941

Jane O'Donnell

Jane O’Donnell

Collections Manager (retired)

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Phone: 860.486.4451

Matt Opel

Matt Opel

Research Laboratory Aide

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Phone: 860.486.4052

Sarah Taylor

Sarah Taylor

Plant Collections Manager

Plant Collections Manager; New England floristics; conservation of historic botanical collections

Phone: 860.486.1889