Tyson Research Center Staff

 

Kim Medley

DIRECTOR

Kim oversees all Tyson operations, including planning and facilitating use of Tyson for research, education, and outreach. Her research focuses on landscape effects on meta-community composition and dynamics, species range limits, and the spread of invasive species and disease. Website


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Solny Adalsteinsson

Staff Scientist

Solny develops, coordinates, and conducts research to support and expand long-term environmental research at Tyson. Solny’s research interests include tick-borne disease ecology, urban wildlife ecology, and human impacts on zoonotic disease systems.


Elizabeth Biro

Natural Resources Coordinator
& Staff Scientist

Elizabeth manages landscape and research infrastructure for current and future research conducted at Tyson. She collects and manages data for long term monitoring programs for Tyson and as part of the Medley lab.


Ruth Ann Bizoff

Accounting and administrative support Coordinator

Ruth Ann is the point person for access to Tyson. She handles accounting and payroll and manages purchase of materials and supplies.


Tim Derton

Maintenance Technician

Tim is a vital part to the general maintenance and workings of Tyson. He is a jack of all trades and helps with any facility issues that may arise.


Susan Flowers

Education & Outreach Coordinator

Susan facilitates the involvement of pre-college and undergraduate students in authentic research experiences with Tyson-based scientists, and studies these experiences to provide for data-driven success. She also works with Tyson researchers in support of their mentoring skills and broader impacts activities.


Pete Jamerson

Facilities Manager

Pete is responsible for the upkeep of Tyson buildings, roads, and vehicle fleet. He makes sure all infrastructure systems are running smoothly (water, solar, geothermal, electrical, internet, etc.).


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Andrew Johnstone

Business Manager

Andrew oversees Tyson's accounting team and budget.


Dan Walton

Maintenance Technician 

Dan provides maintenance support and general upkeep of our facilities. He works closely with Pete and Tim on various projects on our buildings and around our site.


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Katie Westby

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Medley Lab

Katie's research focuses on the ecology and evolution of mosquitoes of medical importance. She began studying mosquito communities at Tyson in 2012 as a PhD student and now conducts both field and laboratory experiments full time.


Executive Committee


 Barbara Schaal  Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences  Mary-Dell Chilton Distinguished Professor  Department of Biology

Barbara Schaal

Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences

Mary-Dell Chilton Distinguished Professor

Department of Biology

 Holden Thorp  Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs  Rita Levi-Montalcini Distinguished University Professor

Holden Thorp

Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Rita Levi-Montalcini Distinguished University Professor

 Henry S. Webber  Executive Vice Chancellor for Administration  Professor of Practice  Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts Brown School of Social Work

Henry S. Webber

Executive Vice Chancellor for Administration

Professor of Practice

Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts
Brown School of Social Work

 Kim Medley  Director  Tyson Research Center

Kim Medley

Director

Tyson Research Center


Advisory Committee


 Solny Adalsteinsson  staff scientist  Tyson Research Center

Solny Adalsteinsson

staff scientist

Tyson Research Center

 Rod Barnett  Chair & Professor  Landscape Architecture Program

Rod Barnett

Chair & Professor

Landscape Architecture Program

 David Fike  Associate Professor Director, Environmental Studies  associate director, InCees  Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

David Fike

Associate Professor
Director, Environmental Studies

associate director, InCees

Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

 Susan Flowers  Education & Outreach Coordinator  Tyson Research Center   

Susan Flowers

Education & Outreach Coordinator

Tyson Research Center

 

 Dan Giammar  walter e. browne professor of environmental engineering  Department of Energy, Environment, and Chemical Engineering

Dan Giammar

walter e. browne professor of environmental engineering

Department of Energy, Environment, and Chemical Engineering

 Pete Jamerson  Facilities Manager  Tyson Research Center

Pete Jamerson

Facilities Manager

Tyson Research Center

 Andrew Johnstone  Business Manager  Tyson Research Center and Department of Biology   

Andrew Johnstone

Business Manager

Tyson Research Center and Department of Biology

 

 Scott Mangan  assistant Professor  Department of Biology   

Scott Mangan

assistant Professor

Department of Biology

 

 Kim Medley  Director  Tyson Research Center   

Kim Medley

Director

Tyson Research Center

 

 Kathy Miller  Chair & Professor  Department of Biology   

Kathy Miller

Chair & Professor

Department of Biology

 

 Brent Williams  Raymond R. Tucker Distinguished InCees Career Development Associate Professor  Director, Washington University Climate change program  Department of Energy, Environment, and Chemical Engineering   

Brent Williams

Raymond R. Tucker Distinguished InCees Career Development Associate Professor

Director, Washington University Climate change program

Department of Energy, Environment, and Chemical Engineering

 

 Jonathan Myers  Assistant Professor  Department of Biology

Jonathan Myers

Assistant Professor

Department of Biology