University of Georgia
Room 199B, Odum School of Ecology
Athens, GA 30602
M.S. Biology- Appalachian State University
B.S. Environmental Biology- McGill University
Scaling of aquatic ecosystem processes, consumer effects on ecosystem processes, aquatic symbioses
2012 Ph.D. Scholar of Excellence, UGA
2011 North Carolina Association of Environmental Professionals Master's Scholarship
2010 Honorable Mention, National Science Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship Competition
Society for Freshwater Science, Sigma Xi
Skelton, J., K.J. Farrell, R.P. Creed, B.W. Williams, C. Ames, B.S. Helms, J. Stoekel, and B.L. Brown. 2013. Servants, scoundrels, and hitchhikers: current understanding of the complex interactions between crayfish and their ectosymbiotic worms (Branchiobdellida). Freshwater Science 32: 1345-1357.
Farrell, K.J., R.P. Creed, and B.L. Brown. Preventing overexploitation in a mutualism: Partner regulation in the crayfish-branchiobdellid symbiosis. Oecologia. DOI 10.1007/s00442-013-2780-y
Brown, B.L., R.P. Creed, J. Skelton, M.A. Rollins and K.J. Farrell. 2012. The fine line between mutualism and parasitism: complex effects in a cleaning symbiosis demonstrated by multiple field experiments. Oecologia 170: 199-207.
"The good life of any river may depend on the perception of its music; and the preservation of some music to perceive"
- Aldo Leopold