Principal Investigator


Dr. Roberts at Stone LabDr. J. Andrew Roberts

Associate Professor & Research Coordinator, Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology, The Ohio State University at Newark




Current Graduate Students

Dee Bolen (PhD candidate)

Salvatore (Sal) Sidoti (PhD student)


Current Undergraduate Students


Lab Alumni

Samantha Herrmann (PhD 2015)

Ryan Bell (PhD 2015)

Ian Ackers (BS 2013)

Melissa Campbell (BS 2012)

Bernard Paniccia (BS 2013)

Scott Kimball (PhD 2009)

Meghan (Rector) Federer (MS 2009)

  • Thesis title: “Foraging in the Cave Environment: The Ecology of the Cave Spider Meta ovalis (Araneae: Tetragnathidae).”
  • Dr. Federer is currently the Director of STEM Education for Secondary Grades at The Works, Ohio Center for History, Art, and Technology in Newark, Ohio.



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