Haley Morgan Burrill

Master's student (SP20 Graduate) / Doctoral aspirant
Primary office:
KBS-16 Higuchi Hall


Advisor: Jim Bever
Research Interests: Plant-microbe ecology, mycorrhizal and pathogen influence on plant ecology and community dynamics
Hometown: Irivine, California


Education and Experience:

  • Evolution and Ecology Department, Kansas University, August 2018 – present, Masters in EEB, Bever lab
  • Evolution and Ecology Department, University of California at Santa Cruz, September 2013 – June 2017, B.S. in Plant Sciences, GPA 3.37
  • UC Conservation and Ecology in Practice, immersive 50-day field course held at the University of California Reserve field stations across CA, Fall 2016
  • Forest ecology research at the UC Santa Cruz Forest Ecology Research Plot (FERP) tagging and measuring woody plants, leaf litter surveys, herpetology surveys, tree tomography scans (Gilbert lab)

Awards and Achievements

  • Norris Center Student Grant, UC Santa Cruz (May 2015), Awarded to A. Horvath, K. Stevenson, B. Charles, H. Burrill


  • Undergraduate thesis research paper—Internal moisture density analysis in trees affected by plant pathogen Sudden Oak Death, Honors in Senior Thesis Research, UC Santa Cruz (June 2017)

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