Elizabeth L. Roesler

Doctoral Student At Texas Tech University in Natural Resources Management

Contact Info

    • Address Goddard Building, TTU,
                    Box 42125, Lubbock, TX 79409
    • E-mailElizabeth.Roesler@ttu.edu
    • Phone 847-791-8572
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Publications

Education

  • Exp. 2020

    Ph.D. in Natural Resources Management

    Texas Tech University

    Dissertation: Influence of climate change, freshwater inflows, and changing land use on the distribution of seahorses on the Texas coast
    Advisor: Dr. Matthew Barnes

  • 2016

    M.S. in Natural Resources Management

    Texas Tech University

    Thesis: Development of habitat use & monitoring methods for the endangered gastropod, Pecos assiminea (Assiminea pecos)
    Advisor: Dr. Timothy Grabowski

  • 2010

    B.S. in Biology

    University of illinois at chicago

    Focus: Ecology and Evolution

Work Experience

  • Aug 2017 – May 2018

    Writing Tutor

    The Graduate Student Writing Center, Graduate School, Texas Tech University, TX

    ● Execute writing tutorials for graduate students from all departments and fields
    ● Provide guidance on publications, theses, dissertations, cover letters, CVs, research statements, personal statements, and grant proposals

  • Aug – Dec 2016

    Lab Coordinator, Introduction to Natural Resources Management NRM 1401

    Department of Natural Resources Management, Texas Tech University, TX

    ● Organized & coordinated natural resources outdoor lesson plans
    ● Led off-campus outdoor field trips for 300 students, primarily non-majors
    ● Graded laboratory portion of course

  • Sep 2013 – Dec 2014

    Community Intern

    Environmental Outreach, Ogallala Commons, TX

    ● Organized, coordinated, & led lesson plans for 5th grade students on aquatic
    resources
    ● Created numerous ArcMap GIS maps for general organization purposes

  • Sep 2011 – Dec 2012

    Student Conservation Association & AmeriCorpsBiological Technician

    Wildlife Surveying & Management, Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, NM

    ● Assisted in policy writing, including Section 7s and special use permits
    ● Organized & coordinated natural resources outdoor lesson plans
    ● Surveyed and monitored endangered and invasive species, & conducted biweekly    
    bird surveys

  • Jul – Aug 2010

    Research Intern

    Behavior & Mating of the American Burying Beetle (Nicrophorus americanus), Nature Conservancy’s Tallgrass Prairie Preserve, OK

    ● Performed daily surveys of pitfall traps throughout entire preserve
    ● Captured, marked, and recaptured individual burying beetles
    ● Conducted and observed mating trials with sympatric species

  • Jul – Aug 2009          

    Research Intern

    Fire Regime & Land Use Impacts on the American Burying Beetle (Nicrophorus americanus), Nature Conservancy’s Tallgrass Prairie Preserve, OK

    ● Performed daily surveys of pitfall traps throughout entire preserve
    ● Compared abundance between and among fire regimes and habitat types
    ● Presented research poster of findings at American Behavioral Society

  • Jun 2009 – Jun 2010

    Lab Technician

    Biodiversity of Macroinvertebrates among Different Land Managements, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL

    ● Sorted and identified all invertebrate specimens down to family, collected via
    sweep nets and pitfall traps
    ● Created an insect identification guide for future technicians
    ● Presented research poster of findings at Undergraduate Research Forum

OUTREACH

 

 

Founder of Heart of Lubbock Community Garden

Established in 2013

 

 

 

Videos For Science

Climate Science Center, Texas Tech University

 

Lubbock Magazine

Cover Story

 

USGS Outdoor News Bulletin

Cooperative Research Unit Corner

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Presentations Delivered

 

 

 

 

8

Grants Won

 

 

 

 

3.87

GPA

 

 

 

 

6

Awards