Staff and Graduate Students

Full Time Staff

Auriel M.V. Fournier – Director, Forbes Biological Station – auriel@illinois.edu

Aaron P. Yetter – Waterfowl Ecologist – ayetter@illinois.edu

Andrew Gilbert – Waterfowl Ecologist – agilb849@illinois.edu

Chelsea Kross – Quantitative Ecologist – ckross@illinois.edu

Josh Osborn – Facilities Manager/Wetland Bird Ecologist – osbornjm@illinois.edu

Mindy E. Lowers – Office Administrator – mlowers@illinois.edu

Stephen P. Havera –  Waterfowl Ecologist, Emeritus – shavera@illinois.edu

 

Graduate Students

Ryan Askren – University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, PhD Student

Cheyenne Beach – Northern Illinois University, PhD Student

Chad Cremer – University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, MS Student

Lauren Larson – Western Illinois University, MS Student

Lauren Monopoli – University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, PhD Student

Stephanie Schmidt – University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, MS Student

 

Interested in grad school or being a technician at Forbes?

We advertise all our technician positions on the Texas A&M Job Board.

Graduate assistantships will also be advertised on the Texas A&M Job Board, but interested students are encouraged to contact Auriel (auriel@illinois.edu) ahead of time to discuss Masters and PhD opportunities. Auriel most frequently advises students at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign.