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Callie Oldfield

Graduate Student
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I am a forest ecologist studying the effects of disturbance on carbon and plant community composition. I explore the interactions between wind disturbance and salvage logging in Georgia.

Selected Publications:

JP Evans, CA Oldfield, and JL Reid. Differential resistance to tree species loss between two dominant communities in a resilient southeastern landscape. In Press. Natural Areas Journal.

CA Oldfield and CJ Peterson. 2019. Woody Species Composition, Diversity, and Recovery Six Years after Wind Disturbance and Salvage Logging of a Southern Appalachian Forest. Forests 10: 129.

CA Oldfield and JP Evans. 2016. Twelve years of repeated wild hog activity promotes population maintenance of an invasive clonal plant in a coastal dune ecosystem. Ecology and Evolution 6:2569-2578.


2016 Admission to the PhD Program in Plant Biology Department at the University of Georgia.

2015 B.S. in Biology, The University of the South (Sewanee).

Of note:

2018-2021 NSF Graduate Research Fellow 
2020 Blue Key Honor Society
2014 Phi Beta Kappa

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Articles Featuring Callie Oldfield

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 1:52pm

The compound effects of wind and salvage logging change forest trajectories

Callie A. Oldfield and Chris J. Peterson

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 2:15pm

Callie Oldfield, a doctoral student in the Peterson lab, was one of two UGA graduate students to receive a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship this year.

Major Professor

Committee Members

Doug Aubrey

Courtesy Faculty in Plant Biology

Jacqueline Mohan

Courtesy Faculty of Plant Biology

External Committee

Dr. Daniel Markewitz Professor of Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources at UGA
Dr. Chris Gough Associate Professor of Biology at Virginia Commonwealth University

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