FSP Alumni

Students of the Biology Foreign Studies Program have gone on to diverse and estimable professional accomplishments.  Many build on Bio FSP to pursue a career in science, frequently gaining admission to top graduate programs.  Bio FSP alumni include many respected members of the international scientific community.

Alumni Connections

One is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and another is Director of the Max Planck Institute of Chemical Ecology.  Others have gone to Medical School, Veterinary School, or Law School.  Many have pursued careers in environmental policy, natural resource management, or environmental engineering.  Some have become writers, artists, photographers, filmmakers, foresters, farmers, educators, and business entrepreneurs. 

Bio FSP students have had unusually high success in completing Honors Theses and publishing their undergraduate research in the primary scientific literature.  Partial listing of publications.

Bio FSP students have received many prestigious awards including Fulbright Fellowships, DAAD Fellowships, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships (NSF GRFP), National Science Foundation IGERT Fellowships, and Truman Fellowships. 

Below are the Bio FSP classes, from 1977 to the present. Please let us know what you are up to!

Biology FSP Classes

2000-current

 

2000

  • Students:
    • Benjamin Arnold, Linda Aucoin, Ashley Brown, Maria Calvi, Marc Conte, Michael Foote, Frank Aliette, Megan Jennings, James Macintosh, Emily Mahar, Katherine Manaras, Zoe McLaren, Cheryl Shannon, Jessica Veysey
  • Graduate TAs: Laura Nagy, Windsor Lowe
  • Faculty: Dick HolmesMatt AyresJohn Gilbert
  • Instructor: Craig Layne
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Jamaica

 

2001

  • Students:
    • Daniel Braden, Justin Campbell, Bjorn Erickson, Christina Glastris, Margaret Grace, Shane Heath, Melissa Kang, Christopher Leander, Patrick Leslie, Gabrielle Miller-Messner, Jaime Musnicki, Ryan Owens, Rafael Rosengarten, Adam Sepulveda, Dominic Stanculescu, Dora Sugar
  • Graduate TAs: Nick Friedenberg, S. Hampton
  • Faculty: Dick HolmesDavid PeartJohn Gilbert
  • Instructor: Craig Layne
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Jamaica

 

2002

  • Students:
    • Kathryn Alexander, Michael Brosnahan, Matt Burke, Jennifer Butcher, Erica Close, Maureen Coleman, Thmoas Dempsey, Megan Harrison, Erin Kinney, Flora Krivak-Tetley, Krisin Nowak, Kristen Podolak, Lindsay Reynolds, Benjamin Risk, Erik Schoen, Robert Rogers
  • Graduate TAs: Rich Hofstetter, Matt Fagan
  • Faculty: Dick HolmesMatt AyresJohn Gilbert
  • Instructor: Craig Layne
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Jamaica

 

2003

  • Students:
    • Ingrid Bierdron, Jenn Casler, Catherine Chamberlin, Cory Donovan, Mitchell Ermentrout, Gina Ferrie, Benjamin Guidi, Kim Iwamoto, Arthur Kehas, Miguel Licona, Kirtley Nakarado, Nira Salant, Katherine Simon, Katie Theoharides, Joel Wickre
  • Graduate TAs: Jay Lennon, Pauline Roberts
  • Faculty: Dick HolmesDavid PeartJohn Gilbert
  • Instructor: Craig Layne
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Jamaica

 

2004

  • Students:
    • Eleanor Campbell, Scott Cushman, Luke Evans, Sarah Fierce, Sara Hellmuth, Matthew Kemp, Heather Lapin, Paul Marino, Tucker Murphy, Quinn Thomas, Khai Tran, Stephen Weller, Brenda Whited, David Williams, Elizabeth Wilson
  • Graduate TAs: Julia Butzler, Sharon Martinson
  • Faculty: Dick HolmesMatt AyresJohn Gilbert
  • Instructor: Craig Layne
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Jamaica

 

2005

  • Students:
    • Melissa Barger, Gabriel Calvi, Cayelan Carey, Elvina Chow, Jenny Jun, Daniel Madigan, Tim Matsuura, Lakshmi Narayan, Anna Nowogrodzki, Emily Sharp, Richard Trierweiler, Chad Valderrama, Chelsea Wood
  • Graduate TAs: Jim Kellner, Sharon Martinson
  • Faculty: Dick HolmesDavid PeartJohn Gilbert
  • Instructor: Craig Layne
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Jamaica

 

2006

  • Students:
    • Abigail L. Adams , Katherine R. Amato, Brian D. Bates, Andrew R. Carreras, Sarah L. Emel, Catrina A. Lindgren, Christina H. May, D. Dünya Önen, Nathan H. Raines, Scott W. Schwartz, Paul R. Wright, Kathryn M. Sullan, William F. Stork
  • Graduate TAs: Erik Stange, Elizabeth Wolkovich
  • Faculty: David PeartMatt AyresJohn Gilbert
  • Instructor: Craig Layne
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Jamaica

 

2007

  • Students:
    • Jennifer N. Cech, Allison M. Citro, Pamela M. Collins, Chad S. Gorbatkin, Tina Harrison, Samuel J. Haynor, Sarah C. Isbey, Brigette A. Jones, Sonia Lei, James A. Marlow, Zachary A. Mayer, Mayda H. Nathan, Jennifer R. Post, Ankit Rastogi, Ha Linh Vu
  • Graduate TAs: Laura Burkle, Susan Elliott
  • Faculty: David Peart, Rebecca Irwin
  • Instructor: Craig Layne
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Little Cayman

 

2008

  • Students:
    • Tiffany D. Chang, Lia M. Cheek, Yiran Gu, Samantha R. Kaplan, Brian M. Lappas, Thomas J. Lobben, Eleanor B. R. Pascall, Alanna H. Purdy, Alex C. Spinoso, Jenna M. Sullivan, Dylan D. Thomas, Ian G. Wheat, Robert H. Yanker III
  • Graduate TAs: Jeff Garnas, Stephen Taerum, Elizabeth Wolkovich
  • Faculty: David PeartMatt Ayres
  • Instructor: Craig Layne
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Little Cayman

 

2009

  • Students:
    • Eben Bein, Jeremy Chan, Marguerite Dashevsky, Rebecca Davidson Wolf, Cody Doolan, Karl Grunseich, Keng-Lou (James) Hung, Charlie Knape, Robin Meyers, Emily Pizzichemi, Derek Stenquist, Daniel Susman, Jonathan Wachter, Sarah Wengert, Brianna Wilkinson
  • Graduate TAs: Ernesto Ruelas, Tom Morrison
  • Faculty: David PeartRebecca Irwin
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Little Cayman

 

2010

  • Students:
    • Nichole Brown, Amanda Devine, Janel DiBiccari, Lauren DiBiccari, Jessica Dong, Alex Duckles, Jennifer Fownes, Molly Grear, F. Charles Governali, Erin Larson, DaeWoong Lee, Daniel O'Donnell, Christina Pellegrini, Chase Raines, Samuel Snow, Amy Stanesco, Emily Unger, Sarah Yu, Jing Jing Zhang
  • Graduate TAs: Laurel Symes, Melissa Callahan
  • Faculty: David PeartMatt AyresBrad Taylor
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Little Cayman

 

2011

  • Students:
    • Kelly Aho, Marielle Battistoni, Elin Beck, Larry Bowman, Rohan Chaudhary, Zachary Clare-Salzler, Ian Engler, Katherine Fitzgerald, Jennifer Freise, Suzanne Kelson, Emily Kyker-Snowman, Andrew Mertens, Rebecca Niemiec, Sara Remsen, Frances Wang
  • Graduate TAs: Katie Duryea, Gillian Moritz
  • Faculty: Ryan CalsbeekDavid PeartBrad Taylor
  • Special Assistant and Copy Editor: Sarah Wengert
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Little Cayman

 

2012

  • Students:
    • Wales Carter, Madilyn Gamble, Robin Costello, Milo Johnson, Jesse Rieb, Muhammad (Hem) Chowdhury, Amy van Scoyoc, Anna Deffebach, Benjamin Kessler, Shea Flanagan, Madeline Kreher, Nina Frankel, Jamie McLaughlin   
  • Graduate TAs: Mike Logan, Nina Lany, Sam Fey
  • Faculty: Ryan Calsbeek, Matt Ayres, Celia Chen
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Little Cayman

 

2013

  • Students:
    • Amelia Antrim, Colleen Cowdery, Eliza Huntington, Elisabeth Seyferth, Tyler Billipp, Jimena Diaz, Ellen Irwin, Victoria Stein, Gillian Britton, Isa Francisco, Kali Pruss, Sammi Dowdell, Seth Brown, Emilia Hull, Molly Pugh   
  • Graduate TAs: Ramsa Chaves-Ulloa, Zak Gezon
  • Faculty: Ryan Calsbeek, Matt Ayres, Brad Taylor
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Little Cayman

 

2014

  • Students:
    • Allegra Condiotte, Maya DeGroote, Annie Fagan, Nathanael Friday, Emily Goodwin, Alexa Krupp, Aaron Mondshine, Becca Novello, Claire Pendergast, Ellen Plane, Amelia Ritger, Adam Schneider, Zach Wood
  • Graduate TAs: Vivek Venkataraman, Jessica Trout-Haney
  • Faculty: Ryan Calsbeek, Matt Ayres, Celia Chen
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Little Cayman

 

 

 

Biology FSP Classes

1990-1999

 

1990

  • Students:
    • Anthony Aufdenkampe, Joseph Bachman, Holly Beeman, Catherine Campbell, Rebecca Crichton, Bonnie Dickson, Benjamin Forbush (broken leg), Jennifer Jenkins, Irby Lovette, Brook Seeley, Stephen Sloan, Stephanie Smart, David Thut, Shannon Toalson, Timothy Wright
  • Graduate TAs: Celia Chen, S. Baird, A. Smith
  • Faculty: Dick HolmesPeter SchulzeJohn Gilbert
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Jamaica

 

1991

  • Students:
    • Abby Bergholtz, Daniel Gavin, Edward Gilmartin, Greg Goldfarb, Christine Goodale, Tood Gorman, Tara Grabowsky, Jonathan Kohl, Geoffrey Kunz, Ashley Mattoon, Ann Schrot, Elizabeth Taboada, Vijay Vaswani, Gregory York, Todd Young
  • Graduate TAs: S. Burson, J. Jack
  • Faculty: Dick HolmesDavid PeartJohn Gilbert
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Jamaica

 

1992

  • Students:
    • Teri Balsar, Joseph Bizzarro, Jennifer Burnaford, Jeffry Dudycha, Anthony Guerrerio, Erik Gunderson, Janis Hall, Kimberly Isaacs, Jack Ko, Catherine O'Neill, Jonathan Rettmann, Alan Shabel, Sheryl Soucy, John Stachowicz, Stacey Wooley
  • Graduate TAs: P. Hunt, C. Webb
  • Faculty: Dick HolmesDavid PeartJohn Gilbert
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Jamaica

 

1993

  • Students:
    • Thomas Bansak, Adam Blue, Samuel Cook, Nicole Drake, Heather Dunn, Sonya Dyhrman, Jennifer Field, Krista Ingram, Diana Kornet, Elizabeth McLanahan, Linda Mizak, Elizabeth O'Hara, Charles Pruess, Matthew Royer, Marco Seandel
  • Graduate TAs: Keith Nislow, C. Webb
  • Faculty: Dick HolmesDavid PeartJohn Gilbert
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Jamaica

 

1994

  • Students:
    • Eden Abram, Mark Berry, Julia Bykowski, Chris Carberry, Hannah Fouts, Diane Gardella, Pamela Kunz, Meegan Larsen, Aviva Liebert, Beth Parento, Jonathan Ruel, Dorothee Schreiber, Andrew Swanson, Matthew Swett, David Zug
  • Graduate TAs: Steve Fradkin, Peter Hunt
  • Faculty: Dick HolmesMatt AyresJohn Gilbert
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Jamaica

 

1995

  • Students:
    • Vanessa Barnhorst, Jason Brady, Christopher Carson, Marc Ginsburg, Michale Glennon, Joanne Hubbard, Sharon Karlsberg, Jaya Kaveeshwar, Vanessa Levesque, Jennifer Mitchell, Wendy Osterling, Nina Perlroth, Nicole Pouliot, Ian Stewart, Carter Wray
  • Graduate TAs: Mary Claska, Art Blundell
  • Faculty: Dick Holmes,David PeartJohn Gilbert
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Jamaica

 

1996

  • Students:
    • Jon Beadell, Stasia Bembenek, Suzanne Bird, David Canny, Christy Hansel, James Hourdequin, Christie Jackson, Sarah Kopplin, Matthew Little, Anita Mannan, Justin Ruben, Angela Rutherford, Paige Shelby, Edward Taliaferro
  • Graduate TAs: F. Gerhardt, A. Shumate
  • Faculty: Dick HolmesMatt AyresJohn Gilbert
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Jamaica

 

1997

  • Students:
    • Mike Bowman, Grace Chen, Wendy Cover, Chris Dums, Joseph Gilbertson, Sara Goodwin, Phuong Hang, Karl Kroenlein, Tina Rutar, Jamie Shandro, Adam Siegel, Emily Sohn, Andrew Tolonen, Antha Williams, James Zak
  • Graduate TAs: Brian Kennedy, Scot Zens
  • Faculty: Dick Holmes, David PeartCelia Chen
  • Instructor: Craig Layne
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Jamaica

 

1998

  • Students:
    • Ana Baptista, Eric Berg, Scott Braman, Ken Deem, Sarah Dickinson, Ruth Douzinas, Amanda Eaken, Joshua Mooney, Danielle Poulin, Dustin Rubenstein, Matt Ungerer, Kytja Weir, Ben Wright, Erin Wright, Reesa Yale
  • Graduate TAs: Deb Chiavelli, Greg Eaton
  • Faculty: Dick Holmes, Matt AyresJohn Gilbert
  • Instructor: Craig Layne
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Jamaica

 

1999

  • Students:
    • Matthew Babineau, Raadha Brayce, Elizabeth French, Brandon Garcia, Alexa Hanke, Daniel Hogan, Angela Kim, Margaret Kim, Michael Lepene, John Maniscalco, Michael Novello, Joshua Platt, Alyson Santoro, Adam Stoller
  • Graduate TAs: Art Blundell, Paul Pickhardt
  • Faculty: Dick HolmesDavid PeartJohn Gilbert
  • Instructor: Craig Layne
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Jamaica

Biology FSP Classes

1980-1989

 

1980

  • Students:
    • Ian Baldwin, William Carlsen, Mark Liponis, Christopher Copeland, Kim Corrette, Randall O'Kane, William Hunt, Alec Kloman, Richard Lathrop, Bruce Leighty, James Lombardo, Elizabeth Miller, Jesse Pelton, Jeffrey Woessner, Aron Yoffe
  • Graduate TAs: M. Mort, C. Lentan, M. Davis
  • Faculty: Dick HolmesCharles KerfootJohn Gilbert
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Panama, Jamaica

 

1981

  • Students:
    • Barbara Baker, Richard Blair, Walter Cressler, Matthew Davis, Elizabeth Ham, David Kahler, Daniel Malloy, Laura Morrell, Thomas Morrill, Thomas Norris, George Roderick, Carol von Dohlen, Robert Webb, Thomas Whittington
  • Graduate TAs: Steve Scrimshaw, Charles Levithan
  • Faculty: Bill Reiners, Charles KerfootJohn Gilbert
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Jamaica

 

1982

  • Students:
    • Warren Allmon, Mario Cohn-Haft, Michael Colby, James Cusack, Donna DeMarzi, Douglas Dressel, Anna Fortenbaugh, James Friday, John Jordan, Gloria Ku, Suzanne Long, Amy Nelson, Scott Perkin, Lisa Pisano, Glenn Tremml, Diana Wright
  • Graduate TAs: Doug Schaeffer, Steve Scrimshaw
  • Faculty: Tom SherryCharles KerfootWilliam Reiners
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Panama

 

1983

  • Students:
    • Nancy Akerley, Thistle Anderson, Kurt Benkley, Jeff Burgess, Meredith Chase, Kathryn Hoy, Neil Josephson, Peter Kilmarx, Kimberly Klystra, Richard Lasonde, James Mahoney, Christopher Mobley, Patricia Shepard, Rebecca Todd, Dale Ward
  • Graduate TAs: Mark Durand, Steve Scrimshaw
  • Faculty: Dick HolmesJack SchultzJohn Gilbert
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Jamaica

 

1984

  • Students:
    • John de Varo, Elizabeth Franck, Jacqueline Gayle, Elliott Gimble, Marybeth Keifer, John McCallum, Scott Miller, David Montgomery, Donna Raymond, Sigrid Recktenwald, Robert Rhee, Lana Shane, Jonathan Vaccaro, Craige Williamson, Wendy Zimmer
  • Graduate TAs: Nick RodenhouseMarianne Moore
  • Faculty: Dick HolmesTom SherryJohn Gilbert
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Jamaica

 

1985

  • Students:
    • Rebecca Coverdale, Patricia Doak, Megan Haney, Peter Holt, Kenneth Kaliski, Robecca Kimball, Stephen Lachance, James McFarland, Stephen McLeod, Tiana Melquist, Rebecca Rugen Amy Tchao, Kristen Thompson, Joseph Toscano, Elizabeth Webb, Erich Wilbrecht
  • Graduate TAs: Chistopher Whelan, Kevin Kirk
  • Faculty: Dick HolmesDavid PeartJohn Gilbert
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Jamaica

 

1986

No course

 

1987

  • Students:
    • Douglas Billings, Emil Chynn, Simon Cordery, Edward Kim, Christopher Lena, Martin McCarter, Edward Merrens, Melissa Mikami, Craig Millman, Nathan Poage, Nicole Sakowitz, Wendy Sanders, Andrew Smith, Peter Southam, Edward Waters, Linda Williams, Gregory Zittel
  • Graduate TAs: Michele Dionne, Peter Schulze
  • Faculty: Dick HolmesDavid PeartJohn Gilbert
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Jamaica

 

1988

  • Students:
    • Michael Blechner, Rebecca Doane, Paul Gorczyca, Jill Greenfield, Kimberly Hall, Molly Hoult, Catherine Knapp, Jennifer Kelso, Thomas Molnar, Genevieve Neal, Erik Ness, John O'Kane, John Rhee, John Shaw, Frank von Hippel
  • Graduate TAs: H. McIsaac, Peter Schulze
  • Faculty: Dick HolmesDavid PeartJohn Gilbert
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Jamaica

 

1989

  • Students:
    • Brian Bone, Mari Butler, Erin Connolly, Andrea Dols, Michele Dupre, Ginny Eckert, Julia Fulwyler, Sidhu Gangadhran, Matthew Jones, Mininder Kocher, John McBride, Dawn Nelson, Christina Richardson, Elizabeth Walter
  • Graduate TAs: Michele Dionne, Gayle Peartree
  • Faculty: Dick HolmesDavid PeartJohn Gilbert
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Jamaica

Biology FSP Classes

1970-1979

 

1977

  • Students:
    • Virginia Cox, Paul Detwiler, Roland Dubois, Kim Hastings, Todd Horn, Dean Kellogg, Susan Knight, Curtis Lajoie, Marion McClure, Hebe Quinton, Norman Richardson, Daniel Rikleen, Scott Robinson, Todd Christopher, Kristin Yost
  • Graduate TAs: Peter White, Thomas Frost, Elizabeth Mallory
  • Faculty: Dick HolmesJack SchultzCharles Kerfoot
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Panama

 

1978

  • Students:
    • Richard Aronson, Doug Benham, Kevin Bixby, Alexis Bond, Stuart Boyd, Miguel Damien, Arlo Frost, Carol Hillman, Mark Manson, Bruce Maslack, Stephen Pacala, Miriam Shire, Sarah Stahmer, Diane Stewart, Peter Vaughn
  • Graduate TAs: Thomas Frost, Mark Davis, Bruce Thompson
  • Faculty: Dick HolmesCharles KerfootJohn Gilbert
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Panama, Jamaica

 

1979

  • Students:
    • Bruce Andrea, David Bachman, Cynthia Berger, Sheila Cheston, Robert Curry, David Dussourd, James Fownes, Thomas Gettinger, Stephen Hufford, George Ledec, Elizabeth Procter, Dan Reicher, Thomas Sasek, Jayne Seymour, Scott Stoleson
  • Graduate TAs: Mark Davis, Gary Lovett, R. Magnion
  • Faculty: Dick HolmesWilliam ReinersJohn Gilbert
  • Course Locations: Costa Rica, Panama, Jamaica