Recipients are listed with most recent at the top of the page.

2013 Fellows

John Seifer, Kent State University. Project Title: Electric Utility Right of Way Maintenance

Jessica Vogt, a MS student at Indiana University. Project Title: Evaluating the social and biophysical outcomes of neighborhood urban forestry

Jancy Langley, a MS student at Yale University. Project Title: Who Requests Street Trees in New Haven, Connecticut and Why?

Oliver Bazinet, a MS student at University of Washington. Project Title: A Test of the Reliability and Applicability of the Forest Landscape Assessment Tool (FLAT)

Emily Meineke, a PhD candidate at North Carolina State University. Project Title: Urban forest protection: Investigating how local warming causes outbreaks of a common pest insect


2012 Fellows

Kyle Cooper, a landscape architecture student at Virginia Tech

Jessica Vogt, a MS student at Indiana University

Kunwar K. Singh, a PhD candidate at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Yujuan Chen, a PhD candidate in urban forestry at the Virginia Tech


2011 Fellows

Andrew Koeser, a PhD candidate at the University of Illinois at Urbanna-Champaign.

Christine Moskell is finishing her M.S. at Cornell fall 2011 and plans to get her PhD there in 2014.

Basil Iannone, a PhD candidate at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Ailene Kane Ettinger, a PhD candidate at the University of Washington.

Kyle Cooper is in his fourth year of a five-year Bachelor of Landscape Architecture program at Virginia Tech.

Renee Kirtman will graduate from Northern Kentucky University in December 2011and plans to get a Master’s degree in Ecology/Urban Forestry.


2010 Fellows

Andrew Koeser, a PhD student at the University of Illinois, Horticulture.

Frank Michael Grano, undergraduate at Penn State majoring in urban forestry with a minor in arboriculture.

Sarah K. Mincey, PhD student. Her research addresses the interplay of local institutions and policies on urban forest canopy. She is applying the theoretical framework of one of her committee members, (a 2009 Nobel Laureate in Economics, Elinor Ostrom) regarding the management of the environmental commons to urban forestry.

Nancy Falxa-Raymond, did her undergraduate work at Stanford and is now at Columbia seeking her Master’s degree, working with nitrogen deposition in the urban forest of New York City.


2009 Fellows

Tara Trammel, PhD student at the University of Louisville

Jana Dilley, a Master’s student at the University of Washington is pursuing a double degree in urban forestry and public policy. Her research looks at the public acceptance of tree planting and the influence of social marketing strategies on the success of tree planting programs.

Mac Cloyes, undergraduate at University of Massachusetts. Tree biomechanics.


2008 Graduate Fellows

Tara L. E. Trammell, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky.
Project Title: Urban Forest Patches along Interstate Corridors in Louisville, KY: Community Composition, Ecosystem Dynamics, and Their Potential to Provide Ecosystem Services.

Evan Keto, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Project Title: Analysis of the Composition, Ecosystem Effects, and Economic Costs of Trees in Parking Lots in Raleigh, North Carolina.


2008 Undergraduate Fellow

Rebecca Bakker, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Project title: Retrospective Survey: Trees Suitable for the Mid-Atlantic Urban Landscapes of Morrisville and Yardley, Pennsylvania.


2007-2008 Graduate Fellow

Lara A.Roman, University of California, Berkeley.
Project Title: Plant-Soil Relationships in the Urban Forest.


2007 Graduate Fellow

Yvette Williams, University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
Project Title: Linking Urban Forestry to Urban Revitalization


2006-2007 Graduate Fellow

Kelby Fite, Clemson University.
Project Title: The impact of Root Invigoration™ on red maple (Acer rubrum) performance at four urban sites in the Eastern United States


2006 Undergraduate Fellow

Evan Henrich, Boston College.
Project Title: Green in Grey: Community Empowerment through Urban Greening with case studies from San Jose (Costa Rica), Quito (Ecuador), and Boston (USA).