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Dr. J. Andrew Roberts

Associate Professor & Research Coordinator

Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology

The Ohio State University at Newark

Newark OH 43055


Current Graduate Students

Xinzhu Zhang (2019 – present)

Current Undergraduate Students

Lab Alumni

Graduate Students
  • Dee Bolen (PhD 2018) (Co-Advised w/ Ian Hamilton) Sexual selection in the American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis).
  • Samantha Herrmann (PhD 2015) Dehydration stress in the wolf spider Schizocosa ocreata (Araneae: Lycosidae): Tolerance, resistance, and coping mechanisms.
  • Ryan Bell (PhD 2015) The role of pheromones in the sexual communication of the wolf spider, Schizocosa ocreata (Araneae, Lycosidae).
  • Scott Kimball (PhD 2009) (Co-Advised w/ Thomas Grubb) Mating system dynamics in passerine birds. Dr. Kimball is an associate professor in the Department of Biology at Baker University.
  • Meghan (Rector) Federer (MS 2009) Foraging in the Cave Environment: The Ecology of the Cave Spider Meta ovalis (Araneae: Tetragnathidae). Dr. Federer is currently Assistant Director of The Works, Ohio Center for History, Art, and Technology in Newark, Ohio.
Undergraduate Researchers
  • Ian Ackers (BS 2013)
  • Bernard Paniccia (BS 2013)
  • Melissa Campbell (BS 2012)

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