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Dr. Bethany Cutts [LinkedIn CV]  [Google Scholar Profile]

Current Graduate Students:

Uchenna Osia
Kayla Gilligan

Current Undergraduate Students:

pizza - Bethany Cutts - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Kairavi Garde

@NCState: We want to grow our undergraduate group in Raleigh!  Cutts Lab welcomes students of any major or class level to work for independent study credit for one semester. No experience required. Exceptional students will be encouraged to continue for additional credit or pay depending on resources available. We work hard to help students get funding through campus research initiatives. And often provide pizza.

Former lab members (gone but not forgotten)


Michael Minn

Graduate Students

Laura Bray (honorary member)
Maude Dinan

Byron Ifediora
Olivia Vilá
Joshua Randall

Hannah Mazeski
Tira Beckham

Ari Sahagun
El Lower 
Kaitlyn Hornik
Eric Green (honorary member)
Betsy Breyer [Google Scholar Profile

Undergraduate Student Researchers


Kayla Gilligan, Alyanna Wilson, Latia Jackson (Virgina State University- ’17 Summer Researcher), Demmetri Smith (Virginia State University – ’17 Summer Researcher), Jaeleen Mendoza, Ben Schwarz, James Britt, Jenna Menser (U of Alabama – ’18 Summer Researcher).


Jordan Williams (James Scholar Senior Thesis), Megan O’Loughlin, Michael Hennessy , Saachi Kuwayama, Allison Steffens, Amanda Abraham, Sarah Helmink, Zili Xiang (Cornell University), Danqi Fang, Kelly Lutsch, Carly Norris (James Scholar Senior Thesis), Jamie ZourasKevin Zhu (Researcher Initiative), Nuochen Lyu (Research Initiative), Michaele Strauch, Zian Yang; Mike GalloKaitlyn Hornik, Kelly Lutsch; Kristina Sinclair,  Rachael Wilson,  Vinisha Doshi (Researchers Initiative); Jia Wang (NGRREC Intern), Bryce Hays (NGRREC Intern), Therese Banzuela (Researchers Initiative); Lisa BrooksSarah Hidder (James Scholar Senior Thesis), Adrienne WuellnerNate BanionBrian SlivnickKarissa Snouffer (NGRREC Intern), Courtney Kramer


Alan Eng


Ariana Fox, C. Allyn Knox (Barrett Honors College), Nicholas Moore 

Dr. Cutts’ research group welcomes students, postdocs and collaborators regardless race, religion, gender identification, sexual orientation, age, or disability status. Diversity allows us to question our assumptions about how the world works and to use environmental social science more creatively and more effectively as we seek solutions to sustainability challenges through our professional actions.