Congratulations to Traci Popejoy for her new publication in Hydrobiologia.

Popejoy, T., C. R. Randklev, S. Wolverton & L. Nagaoka. 2017. Conservation implications of late Holocene freshwater mussel remains of the Leon River in central Texas. Hydrobiologia  DOI 10.1007/s10750-016-3041-y  

We are looking for a postdoc to join our lab

POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE – UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA Shifting hotspots: How do consumer aggregations interact to influence resource heterogeneity and fluxes in streams? We are seeking a Postdoctoral Associate to work on an NSF funded project examining how interacting groups of consumers influence resource heterogeneity in streams. This is a collaborative project between Caryn Vaughn at the University […]

Social assessment of ecosystem services

  We have a new paper out that shows how social assessment of ecosystem services can be used to weigh tradeoffs among water resource uses for future watershed management and planning.   Castroetal.JAWRA.2016

Welcome Traci Popejoy, new PhD student

I am interested in conservation biology, biogeography and community ecology in freshwater systems. I believe multiple forms of evidence are essential to support conservation discussions. For my master’s thesis, I compared freshwater mussel shells from two archaeological sites to a contemporary survey and discussed the conservation implications of this comparison, such as potential habitat change. […]

Carla Atkinson wins 2015 Hyne’s Award

We are VERY proud of Dr. Carla Atkinson for winning the Hynes Award at the Society for Freshwater Science meeting in May. We are also proud of Dr. Daniel Allen for bringing home this award last year. #vaughnlab HYNES AWARD FOR NEW INVESTIGATORS SFS 2015 Hynes Award: Dr. Carla L. Atkinson Dr. Carla Atkinson is […]