Tom Neeson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Neeson CV

Rachel Fovargue, Ph.D.
Rachel is a postdoctoral researcher working on conservation strategies for navigating trade-offs between societal water usage and ecosystem outcomes in the Red River. She earned her PhD in 2017 from the University of Tennessee, where she worked on marine protected area design and the landscape of conservation fund-raising.

Sean Wineland
Sean is a PhD student working on stream fish conservation under climate change and declining water availability in Oklahoma. He joined our lab in Fall 2018 after earning his MS at Marshall University in 2018, where he worked on eDNA and habitat modeling for eastern hellbenders.

Anna Thomas
Anna is a MS student working on water use conflicts and management in the Red River. She’s also working towards a graduate certificate in geospatial technologies. She earned her BS in Geography from the University of South Alabama in 2008.

Trey Lee
Trey is a PhD student with interests in freshwater conservation, GIS, remote sensing, scientific diving and VR. He earned a MS in Geographic Information Sciences and Technology from the University of Southern California in 2018, and a BS in Strategic Communication from Oklahoma State University in 2015.   


Kimberly Fitzpatrick
M.S. in Geography, 2017
Now: Ph.D. student, Cornell University

Kirby Mills
Undergraduate Researcher, 2016-2017
Now: PhD student, University of Michigan

Ken Gill
M.S. in Geography, 2018
Now: 2nd Lieutenant and Pilot, US Air Force

Parker Fleming
M.S. in Geography, 2019
Now: Fish biologist, Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Morgan Long
B.S. in Environmental Sustainability, 2019
Now: Conservation intern, Yellowstone National Park

Hamed Zamani Sabzi, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral researcher, 2017 – 2018
Now: Water Resources Engineer, Taney Engineering

Brandon Day
Undergraduate researcher, summer 2018
Now: B.S. student, University of Oklahoma

Kevin Neal
Undergraduate researcher, summer 2018
Now: MS student, University of Oklahoma

Fatima Khan
Undergraduate researcher, 2016-2017
Now: MA student, University of Oklahoma

Nate Sleight
M.S. in Geography, 2017
Now: Instructor of Biology, Delta College, MI