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- (In progress) Ph.D., Department of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology, The Ohio State University, 2016 - Present
- M.S., Biology, Central Michigan University, 2014-2016
Advisor: Dr. Kevin Pangle
- B.S., Parks, Recreation, and Tourism, University of Utah, 2008-2014
- Glon, M.G., Thoma, R. F., Taylor, C. A., Daly, M., Freudenstein, J. V. Molecular phylogenetic analysis of the Devil Crayfish Group, with designation of a new genus and a redescription of the Devil Crayfish (Decapoda: Astacoidea). In review at Journal of Crustacean Biology.
- Glon, M. G., Reisinger, L. S. & Pintor, L. M. Biogeographic differences between native and non-native populations of crayfish alter coexistence and trophic interactions in mesocosms. In review at Biological Invasions.
- Glon, M. G., Mularo, A. J., Loughman, Z. J. & Lieb, D. A. Rediscovery of Cambarus diogenes (Devil Crayfish) in Pennsylvania, USA. In press at Northeastern Naturalist.
- Glon, M. G. & Thoma, R. F. (2017) An observation of the use of devil crayfish (Cambarus cf. diogenes) burrows as brooding habitat by eastern cicada killer wasps (Sphecius speciosus). Freshwater Crayfish, 23(1): 55-57.
- Glon, M. G., Larson, E. R., Reisinger, L. S. & Pangle, K. L. (2017) Invasive dreissenid mussels benefit invasive crayfish but not native crayfish in the Laurentian Great Lakes. Journal of Great Lakes Research, 43(2): 289-297.
- Glon, M. G., Larson, E. R. & Pangle, K. L. (2016) Comparison of 13C and 15N discrimination factors and turnover rates between congeneric crayfish Orconectes rusticus and O. virilis (Decapoda, Cambaridae). Hydrobiologia, 768: 51-61.
- A Non-Native Crayfish in Southwest Ohio. Buckeye Yard & Garden Online, July 25th, 2017.
- Invasive Species Killing Native Crayfish. Urban Milwaukee, May 16, 2017.
- Invasive Species Gang up on Native Crayfish. Great Lakes Echo, May 2, 2017.
- From Mussels to Crayfish and Gobies: Have the Great Lakes Experienced an “Invasional Meltdown?”. National Geographic, August 10, 2015.
- Glon, M.G. Cutting the telson thread: perspective of a novice astacologist. Society for Freshwater Science Annual Meeting 2017 “Designing our Freshwater Futures”. June 4-8, 2017.
- Glon, M.G., Larson, E.R., Reisinger, L.S. & Pangle, K.L. Comparison of the effects of Dreissenid mussels on native virile crayfish and invasive rusty crayfish in Lake Michigan. Central Michigan University Institute of Great Lakes Research 4th Annual Student Research Symposium. February 26, 2016.
- Glon, M.G. Advances in the invasion ecology of rusty crayfish, Orconectes rusticus, in the Great Lakes Basin. Central Michigan University Department of Biology Seminar Series. February 12, 2016.
- Glon, M.G., Larson, E.R., Reisinger, L.S. & Pangle, K.L. Comparison of the effects of Dreissenid mussels on native virile crayfish and invasive rusty crayfish in Lake Michigan. 76th Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference. January 24-27, 2016.
- Glon, M.G., Larson, E.R. & Pangle, K.L. Comparison of δ13C and δ15N discrimination factors and turnover rates between congeneric crayfish Orconectes rusticus and O. virilis. Society for Freshwater Science Annual Meeting 2015 “Our Freshwater Futures”. May 17-21, 2015.
- Glon, M.G., Larson, E.R. & Pangle, K.L. Estimating δ13C and δ15N discrimination factors and turnover rates of the crayfish Orconectes rusticus and O. virilis. Central Michigan University Great Lakes Science in Action Symposium. April 2, 2015.
- Glon, M.G., Larson, E.R. & Pangle, K.L. Estimating δ13C and δ15N discrimination factors and turnover rates of the crayfish Orconectes rusticus and O. virilis. Central Michigan University Institute of Great Lakes Research 3rd Annual Student Research Symposium. February 27, 2015.
Awards & Scholarships
- The Crustacean Society Fellowship in Graduate Studies, 2018, awarded $1,000 for field sampling.
- Smithsonian Institution Graduate Student Fellowship, 2018, awarded 10 weeks of funding to conduct systematics research at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. under supervision of Smithsonian Institution curator of Crustacea Dr. Rafael Lemaitre and Smithsonian Institution Research Associate Dr. Keith Crandall.
- Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program, Fall 2017, awarded $2,500 for trip to Eastern Pennsylvania to sample sites where the devil crayfish, Cambarus diogenes, has historically been documented to inform a state conservation status assessment of this species.
- Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) 2016 International Associateship Program Award, awarded $22,000 stipend and tuition and fees for one year.
- CMU Biology Graduate Student Association Grant for Outstanding Service and Academic Achievement, April 14, 2015, $100.
- Raymond E. Hampton Excellence in Biology Award, April 6, 2015. $1,000 awarded to print and distribute “Crayfish of Michigan” poster with the intention of raising awareness about biodiversity and invasive species in Michigan
- CMU Provost Research Assistantship for 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 academic years with 12 weeks of summer support.
- Contributing author on a Michigan Sea Grant research proposal by Kevin Pangle and Scott Mcnaught in fall 2014 titled “Effects of the Nearshore Shunt on Benthic Invasive Species in Lake Michigan”. Grant proposed research on crayfish abundance and distribution of nearshore areas of Lake Michigan. Awarded $50,000 for project.
- Journal of Crustacean Biology
- Freshwater Crayfish
- Global Ecology and Conservation
- Aquatic Invasions
- Plos One
- Global Ecology and Conservation
Professional Memberships and Certifications
- International Association of Astacology
- Society for Freshwater Science
- Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
- The Crustacean Society
- Society of Systematic Biologists
- Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) certified
- PADI Master Diver and Rescue Diver certified
- American Red Cross CPR and first aid certified
- Michigan boat safety certified