Adviser: Dr. Viorel Popescu
Courtney Silver-Peavey came all the way out from Chico, California to work on her PhD in the Popescu Lab studying carry-over effects in amphibians. She graduated with her master’s from California State University, Chico in 2017 studying the vocalizations of the foothill yellow-legged frog.
Since graduating with her master’s, she has been teaching in the Biology Department and the Geology and Environmental Science Departments at CSU Chico, even receiving the Biology Excellence in Teacher Award in her last year before moving to Ohio. Along with working on her PhD, she is also working with CA Fish and Wildlife and the Forest Service on an amphibian translocation project.