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Aimée Classen


PI of the Ecosystem Ecology Lab; Aimee’s CV is here

Associate professor, University of Copenhagen, 2014-

Associate Editor-in-Chief, Ecological Monographs, 2012-

Associate professor, University of Tennessee, 2012-


PhD, Biological Sciences, Northern Arizona University, 2004

Jessica Moore

PhD candidate - started 2010; Yates fellow

Jessica is investigating how and when mycorrhizae influence carbon cycling in soils.


Leigh Moorhead

National Science Foundation GRFP fellow; National Science Foundation GROW fellow

PhD candidate - started 2011

Leigh is exploring how mammals shape the trajectory, stability, and function of ecosystems. She is spending the year in Denmark.

Jeremiah Henning, MS

National Science Foundation EAPSI fellow

PhD candidate- started 2012

Mycorrhizae, mycorrhizae, mycorrhizae...

Jiang Jiang, PhD

NIMBioS Post-doctoral fellow & EEB post-doc


Jiang develops models that couple ecological and hydrologic processes to understand vegetation regime shifts associated with climate change. He’s collaborating with us exploring mycorrhizal - soil - carbon dynamics.

The University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Courtney Patterson

Lab manager - 2013

Courtney is the lab manager at the University of Tennessee. She is coordinating our project investigating biology impacts on soil C dynamics. Courtney also helps run our outreach program.

Greg Newman

Lab manager - 2013-now

Greg is the research manager at the University of Copenhagen.  He works on questions in soil biogeochemistry, ecosystem carbon fluxes, and the plant/microbial processes and interactions that can mediate these cycles. He also manages our global collaborative experiments manipulating temperature and plant composition along elevation gradients.

Maja Sundqvist, PhD

Assistant Professor, Umeå University & The University of Copenhagen 2014-now


Maja received a Swedish FORMAS grant to lead the gradient work in Abisko, Sweden. She is working in Copenhagen, Abisko, and Umeå.

Aurelija Staniute

EnvEuro (Environmental Science in Europe) International Master’s student - started 2014


The University of Tennessee, USA

Kenna Rewcastle

Undergraduate researcher @ UT, but was in Denmark for  a semester - started 2014

Kenna is working on carbon dynamics in Denmark, Switzerland and Sweden on the gradient project.


Kenna was funded by Sigma Xi & UT last summer.

Magnus Heide Andreasen

Undergraduate, KU, lab/research assistant, 2014-now

Interested in terrestrial and marine ecology and biodiversity


Doug Richmond

Master’s student - started 2015


Qiong Zhao

Visiting Associate Professor 2015

Qiong is visiting with us from the Institute of Applied Ecology at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. She is a forest ecologist and an expert in P-cycling.

Katarzyna Koszela

post-doctoral fellow 2015-now

Katarzyna is a plant invasion ecologist.