Meghan Foard Personal Biography:
I am a PhD student in Environmental Sciences and my advisor is Dr. Travis Marsico. I study the invasive shrub Chinese privet (Ligustrum sinense) and my research interests include invasion mechanisms, invasive species impacts, hydrology, bottomland hardwood forest community structure, dispersal, and dendrochronology. My career goal is to teach environmental and plant sciences in a university where I can also continue my research. My hobbies and personal interest include hiking, running, disc golf, astronomy, gardening, and many others.