CURRICULUM VITAE

Shelby L. Ziegler

Moss Landing Marine Laboratories

8272 Moss Landing Rd, Moss Landing, CA 95039

sziegler@mlml.calstate.edu | www.shelbyziegler.net | @slziegler220

 

Education

2015-2020       PhD Ecology
Environment, Ecology, and Energy Program
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Advisor: Dr. F. Joel Fodrie

 

2009-2013       B.S. Biology

The College of William and Mary

Advisor: Dr. Jonathan. D. Allen

 

Professional Appointments

2020-pres.     Postdoctoral Research Associate, Moss Landing Marine Labs

2017-2019       Research Assistantship, Coastal Recreational Fish License Grant: Marsh Island

2019                  Teaching Assistant, BIOL252: Anatomy and Physiology,

                            Instructor: Dr. Corey Johnson (UNC-CH)

2016-2018       Graduate Research Consultant, ENEC 304: Restoration Ecology.

                            Instructor: Dr. Geoffrey Bell (UNC-CH)

2016-2018       Research Assistantship, Coastal Waters Consortium, Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative.

2015-2016       Teaching Assistant, ENEC202: Introduction to Environmental Sciences.
                            Instructor: Dr. Geoffrey Bell (UNC-CH)

2013-2015       Laboratory and Research Specialist, Marine Biodiversity Laboratory, Virginia Institute of Marine Science,                                  Supervisor: Dr. J. Emmett Duffy.

2010-2013       Undergraduate Researcher, College of William and Mary Supervisor: Dr. Jonathan Allen. 

2012                  Summer Research Intern, Coastal Studies Center, Bowdoin College.

Peer-reviewed Publications (* indicates mentee)

Ziegler, S. L., K. W. Able, and F. J. Fodrie. 2019. Dietary shifts across biogeographic scales alter spatial subsidy dynamics. Ecosphere. doi:10.1002/ecs2.2980

 

Ziegler, S. L., J. H. Grabowski, C. J. Ballie and F. J. Fodrie. 2018. Effects of landscape setting on oyster reef structure and function largely persist more than a decade post-restoration. Restoration Ecology. doi:10.1111/rec.12651

 

McCann, M. J., K. W. Able, R. R. Christian, F. J. Fodrie, O. P. Jensen, J. J. Johnson, P. C. López-Duarte, C. W. Martin, J. A. Olin, M. J. Polito, B. J. Roberts and S. L. Ziegler. 2017. Key taxa in food web responses to stressors: The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 15(3) doi:10.1002/fee.1474

 

Duffy J. E., S. L. Ziegler, J. Campbell, P. Bippus* and J. S. Lefcheck. 2015. Squidpops: A simple tool to crowdsource a global map of marine predation intensity. PLoS ONE 10(11): e0142994. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0142994

 

Allen J. D., A. F. Armstrong and S. L. Ziegler. 2015. Environmental induction of polyembryony in echinoid Echinoderms. Biological Bulletin 229: 221–231. doi:10.1086/bblv229n3p221

 

 

Publications in review or in revision (* indicates mentee)

Ziegler, S. L., R. Baker, S. C. Crosby, M. A. Barbeau, J. Cebrian, D. D. Colombano, R. M. Connolly, L.A. Deegan, B. L. Gilby, D. Mallick, C. W. Martin, J. A. Nelson, J. F. Reinhardt, C.A. Simenstad, N. J. Waltham, T. A. Worthington, and L. P. Rozas. (In Review). Geographic variation in salt marsh structure and function for nekton: finding commonality across multiple scales. Estuaries and Coasts.

 

Ziegler, S. L., M. D. Miller*, C. S. Smith and F.J. Fodrie. (In Revision). Abiotic cycles mediate the strength of cross-boundary consumption within terrestrial-marine food webs. Estuaries and Coasts.

 

Hovel, K., J. E. Duffy, J. J. Stachowicz, P. Reynolds, C. Bostrom, K. Boyer, M. Cusson, F. J. Fodrie, K. Gagnon, C. Hereu, M. Hori, P. Jorgensen, C. Kruschel, K. Lee, M. Nakaoka, N, O’Connor, F. Rossi, J. Ruesink, F. Tomas Nash and S. L. Ziegler. (In Review). Joint effects of patch edges and habitat degradation on faunal predation risk in a widespread marine foundation species. Ecology.

 

Whalen, M.A., R.D.B. Whippo… (63 co-authors) …, S.L. Ziegler and J.E. Duffy. (In Revision). Predator communities mediate the effect of climate on predation intensity in shallow marine environments. PNAS.

 

Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

2020                UNC Graduate School Horizon Award, $500.

2019                UNC Graduate School Transportation Grant, $400.

2019                CERF Student Travel Award, $150.

2018                Rutgers University Marine Field Station Visiting Scientist Grant. $2,770.

2017-2019     NCDMF Coastal Recreational Fishing License Grant. “Effects of isolated marsh islands and                                                            fringing mainland marshes on secondary production and food web dynamics in tidal                                                                          estuaries” $195,331. (co-investigator)

2017-2018     Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) Scholar.         

2015                Professional and Staff Development Grant. Virginia Institute of Marine Science. $600.

2013                HHMI Travel Grant, College of William and Mary. $300.

2012                Mary E. Ferguson Memorial Research Grant. College of William and Mary. $250.

2011-2012     Teachers for a Competitive Tomorrow Fellowship. Virginia Department of Education.

                          $7,200.

Invited Seminars

Ziegler, S.L. Geographic variation in predator-prey and food web dynamics across salt  marsh-estuarine boundaries. The University of Texas Marine Science Institute Seminar Series. June 2020.

 

Ziegler, S.L., K.W. Able, and F.J. Fodrie. Dietary shifts across biogeographic scales alter spatial subsidy dynamics. Concepts and Controversies in Tidal Marsh Ecology, Revisited workshop. November 2019.

 

Ziegler, S.L., J. H. Grabowski, C. J. Ballie, L.A. Yeager and F. J. Fodrie. Landscape ecology influences estuarine community dynamics and service delivery. OneNOAA Science Seminar Series. April 2018.

Presentations (* indicates mentee)

Ziegler, S.L., L.R. Clance*, A.R. McMains*, M.D. Miller*, F.J. Fodrie. Influence of marsh    island size on nekton communities: intermediate optima rather than SLOSS? Coastal Estuarine Research Federation Biennial Meeting. November 2019.

Clance, L.R.,* S.L. Ziegler, and F.J. Fodrie. Contaminants disrupt aquatic trophic interactions via decreased predator efficiency. Coastal Estuarine Research Federation Biennial Meeting. November 2019. Poster.

Ziegler, S.L., K.W. Able, and F.J. Fodrie. Dietary shifts across biogeographic scales alter spatial subsidy dynamics. Concepts and Controversies in Tidal Marsh Ecology, Revisited workshop. November 2019.

Ziegler, S.L., F.J. Fodrie. How do lower-estuary marshes support fishery production in NC. Research Applied to Managing the Coast Symposium. March 2019.

Ziegler S.L., K.W. Able, and F.J. Fodrie. Regional differences in trophic interactions among marsh-associated fishes. 47th Annual Benthic Ecology Meeting. March 2018.

Ziegler S.L., K.W. Able, and F.J. Fodrie. Regional differences in trophic interactions among marsh-associated fishes driven by tidal regime. 32nd Annual Tidewater Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Meeting. January 2018.

Clance L.R*., S.L. Ziegler, and F.J. Fodrie. Effect of edge-to-area ratios of marsh habitat and seasonality on condition of juvenile fishes. 32nd Annual Tidewater Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Meeting. January 2018. Poster.

(Winner of Best Poster Award)

Ziegler S. L., F. J. Fodrie, Snailed it: the effects of tidal inundation and structural complexity on predator-prey dynamics in salt marshes. 46th Annual Benthic Ecology Meeting. 2017.

Ziegler S. L., M. D. Miller^, and F. J. Fodrie, Drivers of predator-prey interactions in NC salt marshes. 5th Annual UNC Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology Student Research Symposium. 2017.

Ziegler S. L., M. J. McCann, et al., Developing a food web model to measure responses to disturbance: Deepwater Horizon oil spill. 4th Annual UNC Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology Student Research Symposium. 2016. 

Ziegler S. L., P. M. Bippus* and J. E. Duffy. BiteMap: A simple, scalable assay to quantify predation pressure along environmental gradients. 44th Benthic Ecology Meeting. 2015.

Allen, J.D., A.F. Armstrong, S.L. Ziegler and S.T. Abdel-Raheem. Environmental induction of polyembryony in echinoderms. Developmental Biology of Sea Urchins. 2015.

Ziegler S. L., J. S. Lefcheck, J. P. Richardson and J. E. Duffy. Shifts in mesograzer community structure following two major eelgrass die-offs in the Chesapeake Bay. 43rd Benthic Ecology Meeting. Poster. 2014.

Richardson, J. P., J. S. Lefcheck, S. L. Ziegler, and J. E. Duffy. Size structure drivers of crustacean grazer epifauna in a Chesapeake Bay Zostera marina bed. 43rd Benthic Ecology Meeting. 2014.

Ziegler, S. L., and J. D. Allen. Developmental responses to multiple environmental stressors

in echinoid echinoderms. 42nd Benthic Ecology Meeting. Poster. 2013.

 

Synergistic Activities

2019                  Moderator, CERF Conference, Population and Community Ecology Session

2019                  Undergraduate Presentation Judge, CERF conference

2019-present   Associate Member, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society

2017-present   Reviewer, Estuaries and Coasts, Biological Conservation, Global Change Biology

2018-2019       Co-Seminar Chair, Environment, Ecology and Energy Program

2016-2017       Treasurer, Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology Graduate Student Association

2016-2017       Organizer, Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology Student Symposium

Mentoring 

2018-2019       Research technician: Andrew McMains (University of Montana-Western, B.S. 2017)

2018                  Summer intern: Claire Spear (University of Tampa, B.S. 2019)

2017-2019       UNC IE/Summer research student: Lily Olmo (UNC-Chapel Hill, B.S. 2020)

2017-2018       Research technician: Lauren Clance (UNC-Chapel Hill, B.S. 2017)

2016-2019       UNC IE student/Research technician: Marianna Miller (UNC-Chapel Hill, B.S. 2018)

2014                  REU Student VIMS: Paige Bippus (College of Charleston, B.S. 2015)

Outreach

2019                Skype a Scientist, over 100 students from classrooms in Iowa, Illinois, and Nebraska.

2018                #WhatFishWednesday, Twitter Educational Outreach

2017                Participant, NC Science Festival Invite-a-Scientist Program, Beaufort, NC

2016-2018       Logistics Lead, SciREN Coast, Science Research and Education Network

2016-2017       Outreach Chair, Graduate Student Association, UNC-IMS

2016-2017       Participant and Organizer, NC Seafood Festival Education Day, Morehead City, NC

2016                Participant, UNC Science Expo, Chapel Hill, NC

2015-2018       Student Blogger: UNder the C Blog

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