Jacob Carter

Dissertation defense and graduation Fall 2015. Currently post-doctoral fellow with the Oak Ridge Institute for Science Education
Primary office:
Haworth Hall


Advisor: Joy Ward
Research Interests: Plant Physiological Ecology, Climate Change, Invasive Species Biology
Hometown: North Little Rock, AR

Education:

  •  B.S.  University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Arkansas 2008
  •  M.S.  Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS  2010
  • PhD ecology and evolutionary biology, University of Kansas

Publications:

  • Carter, J.M, J.B. Nippert. 2012. Leaf-level physiological response of Tamarix ramosissima to increasing salinity.  Journal of Arid Environments 77: 17-24.
  • Carter, J.M., J.B. Nippert.  2011.  Physiological responses of Tamarix ramosissima to increasing salinity in a controlled environment. American Journal of Plant Sciences 2: 808-815.

Presentations:

  • 2013. Carter, J.M., Gerhart, L.M., Marchin, R.M., Nagel, J., Ward, J.  Shifts in white ash phenology during the warmest spring in U.S. history.  University of Kansas Field Station Invited Seminar
  • 2012. Carter, J.M., Gerhart, L.M., Marchin, R.M., Nagel, J., Ward, J.  Shifts in white ash phenology during the warmest spring in U.S. history.  2012 Annual EEB GSO Symposium
  • 2012. Carter, J.M., Ward, J.  Patterns of white ash phenology are unique in the extreme year of 2012.  97th Annual ESA meeting, Portland, OR.
  • 2012. Carter, J.M.  Populations big and small:  arctic fox ecology and conservation biology in Greenland and Norway.  University of Greenland, Nuuk, Greenland.
  • 2012. Carter, J.M., Dunn, J., Walker, M., Ahren, A., Case, S., Nippert, J., Bailey, J., Ford, J., Ward, J.  Kansas MSP:  Enhancing Science Education through Inquiry-Based Learning in Ecology.  MSP Learning Network Conference, Washington, D.C.
  • 2011. Carter, J.M., & J.B., Nippert.  The Maintenance of Physiological Functioning of Tamarix ramosissima across a broad soil salinity gradient.  Annual Botany meeting, St. Louis, MO
  • 2010. Carter, J.M., & J.B., Nippert.  The Maintenance of Physiological Functioning of Tamarix ramosissima across a broad soil salinity gradient.  95th Annual ESA meeting, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • 2010. Carter, J.M., & R. Steiger.  Isotopic Fractionation of 13C in C3 and C4 Photosynthetic Pathways:  Complex Name, Simple Teaching.  2010 Annual NSF GK12 meeting, Washington, D.C.
  • 2010. Carter, J.M., & J.B. Nippert.  The Maintenance of Physiological Functioning of Tamarix ramosissima across a broad soil salinity gradient.  36th Annual Kansas State University Division of Biology Student Research Forum, Manhattan, KS.
  • 2009. Carter, J.M., & J.B. Nippert   Tamarix leaf and whole plant physiological response to increasing salinity.   Tamarisk and Russian Olive Research Conference, Reno, NV.

Awards:

  • Michael S. Gaines Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Kansas, 2012
  • EEB Summer Research Fellowship, University of Kansas, 2011
  • NSF Climate Change IGERT Fellow, 2011-2016
  • John C. Frazier Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Research in Plant Science, Kansas State University Division of Biology, 2010
  • National Science Foundation Fellowship, Kansas State University Gk-12 EiDROP program, 2009

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