Awards

    2016

  • Dissertation Fellowship, Office of Graduate and Professional Studies, Texas A&M University, January 2016 – Present : Swetha Peteru

  • 2015

  • National Science Foundation East Asia Pacific Summer Institute Fellowship, EAPSI: Mountain beech dispersal limitation: A genomics approach, New Zealand. $9,000 : Jeremy Johnson

  • 3rd Place, GeoBowl Competition, November 2015 : Matthew Vaughan

  • National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant, Doctoral dissertation research: A genetic approach to dispersal at the alpine treeline ecotone(Co-PI, with DM Cairns). : Jeremy Johnson

  • Texas A&M Institute for Genome Sciences and Society Travel Award, Texas A&M University : Jeremy Johnson

  • Chimborazo Student Research Award, Association of American Geographers Mountain Geography Specialty Group : Jeremy Johnson

  • Graduate Merit Fellowship, Texas A&M University Association of Former Students, August 2015 – May 2016 : Matthew Vaughan

  • STARFLEET Scholarship, $1,000, August 2015 : Michael Denman

  • Applied Biodiversity Science Undergraduate Student Research Grant, To hire and train undergraduate students, Applied Biodiversity Science, July – August 2015 : Swetha Peteru

  • Best Oral Presentation, in Earth Sciences, Geosciences, and Water Resources subject area. Student Research Week, 23-27 March 2015, Texas A&M University : Parveen Kumar Chhetri

  • Unocal Graduate Fellowship in Geoscience, College of Geoscience, Texas A&M University : Parveen Kumar Chhetri

  • 2014

  • Pruitt Dissertation Fellowship, Society of Women Geographers, August 2014 – August 2015 : Swetha Peteru

  • Texas A&M Institute of Genome Sciences and Society (TIGSS) Fellowship, Texas A&M University : Jeremy Johnson

  • Early Career Award, Climate Change Science Institute at Oak Ridge National Laboratory : Jeremy Johnson

  • Plant Population Ecology (PPE) Travel Award, Ecological Society of America : Jeremy Johnson

  • George Bush Presidential Library Foundation Travel Award, Texas A&M University : Jeremy Johnson

  • Association of Former Students (AFS) Scholarship, Texas A&M University : Scott McConaghy

  • Best Paper Competition, Paper presented at TAMU GIS Day, 18 November, College Station, Tx : Johnson JS, Cairns DM, Gaddis KD, and Krutovsky KV 2014. Landscape genetic tools in Arc GIS help reveal historic gene flow in Coastal Douglas-Fir.

  • Henry C. Cowles Award, Biogeography Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers : Wonkka, C.L., Lafon, C.W., Hutton, C.M., and Joslin, A.J. A classification of CSR tree life history strategies and implications for ice storm damage. Oikos 122:209-222. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2012.20346.x

  • U.S. Senator Phil Gramm Doctoral Fellowship, Texas A&M University : Adam Naito

  • Best Oral Paper Presentation, First Annual Geography Graduate Student Research Symposium, Texas A&M University : Ellen Gass

  • 2012

  • College-Level Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching, Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University : David Cairns

  • J. Warren Nystrom Award, Association of American Geographers : Daehyun Kim

  • U.S. Senator Phil Gramm Doctoral Fellowship, Texas A&M University : William Flatley

  • Unocal Graduate Fellowship in Geosciences, College of Geosciences, Texas A&M University : Adam Naito

  • 2009

  • Henry C. Cowles Award, Biogeography Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers : Cairns, D.M., Lafon, C.W., Waldron, J.D., Tchakerian, M., Coulson, R.N., Klepzig, K.D., Birt, A.G., and Xi, W. (2008). Simulating the reciprocal interactionof forest landscape structure and southern pine beetle herbivory using LANDIS. Landscape Ecology 23: 403-415.

  • Denali Recent Accomplishments Award,Mountain Geography Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers : Charles Lafon

  • L.T. Jordan Institute of International Awareness Fellowship,Memorial Student Center, Texas A&M University : Adam Naito

  • Student Led Award for Teaching Excellence (SLATE),Texas A&M University : David Cairns

  • 2008

  • University-Level Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching, Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University : Charles Lafon

  • Best Oral Presentation, International Meeting of the ASA-CSSA-SSSA : Daehyun Kim

  • 2007

  • Dean's Distinguished Achievement Award -- Faculty Teaching,College of Geosciences, Texas A&M University : David Cairns

  • Honorable Mention Oral Presentation,International Meeting of the Society of Wetland Scientists : Daehyun Kim

  • U.S. Senator Phil Gramm Doctoral Fellowship, Texas A&M University : Serena Aldrich

  • 2006

  • College-Level Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching, Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University : Charles Lafon

  • 2004

  • 2004-2005 Mantague Center for Teaching Excellence Scholar, Texas A&M University : Charles Lafon