Shelby Fulton (M.S. Student)

Shelby has a B.S. iFulton in the Labn Natural Resources and Environmental Science from the University of Kentucky, and is currently pursuing a M.S. in Biology at Eastern Kentucky University. She has previously studied the importance of hydric habitats to urban bats in Kentucky’s Inner Bluegrass region, and her thesis research will explore potential changes in the diets of bats at Mammoth Cave National Park following the arrival of White-nose Syndrome. In addition to bat behavior and ecology, Shelby is also interested in DNA metabarcoding, plant taxonomy, and cave ecology. Email Shelby here!


Carson McNamara (M.S. Student)


Carson graduated from Saint Louis University with a B.S. in Biology and is currently working towards a M.S. in Biology at Eastern Kentucky University. Her thesis research is being conducted at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in western Kentucky. Using acoustic monitoring, she is studying the bat populations within the area. Email Carson here!




Kierra Rump (Undergraduate)

Katie is pursuing a B.S. in Wildlife Management, and is helping out across a variety of projects in the lab!


Contact Info for Lab Personnel

Phone: 859-622-6533
Office: Moore #415

Mailing Address:
349 Moore Building, 521 Lancaster Avenue
Richmond, KY 4047


Lab Alumni!

Rachael Griffitts (M.S. Student)

Rachael received her M.S. from EKU in Fall 2016. Her thesis was entitled, “Assessing the effects of prescribed fire at Mammoth Cave National Park after the arrival of White-nose Syndrome.” Since grad schooLouisville Zoo. You can email Rachael here!


Megan Chandler completed her B.S. in W Spring of 2016.

Katie Fletcher completed her B.S. in Wildlife Biology in Fall of 2016.