Haley Burrill

Haley Burrill
  • Doctoral Candidate

Contact Info

KBS 16 - Higuchi Hall


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


M.A. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, 2020
B.S. in Plant Sciences, University of California at Santa Cruz, 2017
UC Conservation and Ecology in Practice, Immersive 50-day field course held at the University of California Reserve field stations across CA, 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)

Selected Publications

  • 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)

Awards & Honors

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