E. Lucy Braun Award

Since 1988, the E. Lucy Braun Award is given annually for the outstanding poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society by an undergraduate or graduate student or a person with a doctorate who has defended their thesis within the previous nine months.

YearFull NameLast NameESA BulletinCitationAuthors
1988Nancy L. Munn Munn LinkSubstrate-specific nutrient uptake in two small streams: an intersite comparison. Abstract not published
1989Silvia I. Strauss-Debenedetti Strauss-Debenedetti LinkResponses to light in tropical Moraceae of different successional stages. ESA Bulletin 70 (Suppl): 274.
1990Barbara A. Roy Roy LinkPollinator theft by a fungus. ESA Bulletin 71(Suppl): 309.
1991Amy Daum Rosemond Rosemond LinkAn autumnal shift from herbivory to detritivory in a woodland stream and the consequent effects on the algae. ESA Bulletin 72 (Suppl): 234.
1992Jennifer H. MatteiMatteiLinkCost and benefits of chemical defense production in Brassica cultivars. ESA Bulletin 73 (Suppl): 264.
1993Rebecca A. Reed Reed LinkNutrient supply available to species colonizing gaps in chalk grassland. ESA Bulletin 74 (Suppl): 404.
1994Karen L. Kandl Kandl LinkInbreeding, family, and genotype affect environmental tolerance of mosquitofish. ESA Bulletin 75 (Suppl): 105.
1995Stephan M. Ogle Ogle LinkExotic plant invasion and ecosystem features at Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota.
1996Andrew P. BeckermanBeckermanLinkMechanistic competition experiments: an included niche scenario for two grasshopper species in an old field community.
1997Caren C. DymondDymondLinkSubalpine community composition along topographically modeled resource gradients in a South Eastern Canadian Rockies watershed.
1998Kara L. WebsterWebsterLinkThe population dynamics of limber pine (Pinus flexilis) in the Southern Canadian Rocky Mountains.
1999Dylan PerryPerryLinkMacrogeographic variation in fecundity, offspring size and host plant use in a polyphagous moth.
2000David E. LytleLytleLinkConstraints on forest regrowth following 19th century clear-cutting and fire.
2001Antonio GolubskiGolubskiLinkMultiple partners: possible impacts on mycorrhizal community dynamics and diversity.
2002Timothy L. DicksonDicksonLinkConstraints on plant diversity at high productivity: isolating the role of light limitation.
2003Sean T. MichaletzMichaletzLinkA process based approach for predicting surface fire effects on trees.
2004Pedro FlombaumFlombaumLinkThe role of biodiversity on ecosystem functioning: a removal experiment in the Patagonian steppe, Argentina.
2005Phoebe L. ZarnetskeZarnetskeLinkModeling Forest Bird Species' Habitat with Extant Presence Points and Generated Pseudo-Absence Points in Utah.
2006Daniel LaughlinLaughlinLinkClimate-induced temporal variation in the productivity-diversity relationship.
2007Note: Award shifted to year after presentation; 2007 paper honored in 2008
2008Jacquelyn L. GillGillLinkInvestigating biotic drivers of Quaternary landscape change: Late Glacial no-analog vegetation communities and the North American megafaunal extinction in Northeastern Indiana.
2009Emily FarrerFarrerLinkThe balance of positive and negative interactions in driving community dynamics.
2010Jenise M. BaumanBaumanLinkEnvironmental variables as predictors for ectomycorrhizal species in American chestnut (Castanea dentata) mine reclamation.
2011Joseph E. FaderFaderLinkAn empirical test of the aggregation model of coexistence and consequences for coexistence of container-dwelling Aedes mosquitoes
2012Ernane H. M. Vieira NetoNetoLinkHow proximity to roads influences the local spatial dynamics and population growth rates of a Neotropical herbivore.
2013Tony KovachKovachLinkDeterminants of avian density across a fragmented landscape
2014No award due to significant technical problems with judging
2015No award
2016Timothy FegelFegelLinkBiogeochemical attributes of ice glaciers and rock glacier in low latitude alpine ecosystems
2017Julienne E. NeSmithNeSmithInteractive effects of soil moisture and plant invasion on pine tree survival.
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