My research concerns the ecology of Great Lakes crustacean zooplankton and meiofauna with a particular interest in exotic species introductions. Additionally, my research interests include crustacean taxonomy with Copepoda being of primary focus.
2018 – Present: Master of Science Candidate in Natural Resources, Cornell University, 2013 – Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Science, SUNY Plattsburgh
Connolly, J.K., Watkins, J.M., Hinchey, E.K., Rudstam, L.G., and Reid, J.W., 2019. The Asian cyclopoid copepod Mesocyclops pehpeiensis Hu, 1943 reported from the western basin of Lake Erie. Journal of Great Lakes Research 45, 196-201.
Connolly, J.K., Watkins, J.M., Marshall, C.C., Adams, J.M., Rudstam, L.G., and Błędzki, L.A., 2018. Brachionus leydigii (Monogononta: Ploima) reported from the Western basin of Lake Erie. Journal of Great Lakes Research 44, 1123-1126.
Connolly, J.K., Watkins, J.M., Hinchey, E.K., Rudstam, L.G., and Reid, J.W., 2017. New cyclopoid copepod (Thermocyclops crassus) reported in the Laurentian Great Lakes. Journal of Great Lakes Research 43, 198-203.
Cornell Biological Field Station Bridgeport, NY 13030