Henry M. Streby 
(he, him, his)
Assistant Professor of Ecology
Department of Environmental Sciences
University of Toledo
 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota, 2010
M.S. Ohio University, 2005
B.S. Ohio University, 2001
 
Email: henrystreby@gmail.com

Graduate Students

Gunnar R. Kramer
(he, him, his)
Ph.D. Candidate
Graduate Dean's Fellow
B.S. University of Wyoming
M.S. University of Minnesota
 
Email: gunnarrkramer@gmail.com

About me...

I earned a B.S. in Zoology and the Honors Program from the University of Wyoming in 2011. While at Wyoming, I designed and conducted an independent research project documenting poorly known breeding behaviors...

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Andrea (Annie) M. Lindsay
(she, her, hers)
Ph.D. Student
University Fellow
B.S. Grove City College
M.S. Ohio State University
 
Email: andrea.l.crary@gmail.com

About me...

I earned an M.S. in Environment and Natural Resources from the Ohio State University in 2008 under the advisorship of Dr. Paul Rodewald. For my thesis research, I examined whether winter habitat quality, as determined by stable-carbon isotope analysis, has an effect on reproductive success...

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Silas E. Fischer 
(they, them, theirs)
M.S. Student
University Fellow - Fall 2019
B.S. Ball State University
B.F.A. Printmaking, Ball State University
 
Email: sarahefisc@gmail.com

About me...

I graduated in December 2016 with Honors and degrees in Biology and Printmaking  from Ball State University (Muncie, Indiana). During my time at Ball State, I combined my interests in art and science to...

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Undergraduate Students

Joanna Saad
Joanna has been working in the Streby Lab since spring semester 2017. She helps with everything from banding birds in the field to analyzing images and song recordings in the lab.

Lab Alumni

R. Kyle Pagel
M.S. 2019
B.S. University of Minnesota
Email: R.Kyle.Pagel@gmail.com

Current Position

Environmental Specialist

California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Sean M. Peterson
M.S. 2014
B.A. Macalester College
 
Email: speterson435@yahoo.com

Current Position

PhD Candidate

University of California, Berkeley

Interested in joining the Streby Lab?

The Streby Lab will likely be looking for 1 or 2 new graduate students to start in the summer or fall of 2020. Please contact Dr. Streby and/or his graduate students for information about the lab, and visit the UT Department of Environmental Sciences website for information on degree programs and entrance requirements. The Streby Lab has benefited greatly from diversity of thought stemming from diversity of life experience, and we welcome applications from qualified and creative individuals representing any age, race, ethnicity, sex, and gender.

Academic Ancestry

The Streby Lab academic ancestry traces direct lines to the respective “fathers” of American ecology and wildlife management, so let's not blow it now!

Master’s Ancestry:

Henry Streby <- Donald Miles <- Robert Ricklefs <- Robert MacArthur <- G. Evelyn Hutchinson

Doctoral Ancestry:

Henry Streby <- David Andersen <- Orrin Rongstad <- Robert McCabe <- Aldo Leopold

Principles of the Streby Lab

  • Be professional, ethical, and reliable

  • Remain curious and appropriately skeptical

  • Take pride and find joy in your work

  • Seek those who share these principles and collaborate loyally

    • The inverse of this final point is equally important​

Some Thoughts

The goal of science is to seek truth, not to prove theory, despite publication bias toward the latter

Potential in scientific research knows no race, age, sex, gender, or place of origin

“I don’t know” are underused words

Memorization and regurgitation of facts is no substitute for original thought

Always question anything described as a “consensus opinion”

The best response to an unprofessional communication is usually no response at all

Trying to rationalize with an irrational person is a good way to go insane

He who has an hour to discuss his busy schedule is not that busy

Your family and health will always be more important than your job

© 2013 by Henry M Streby