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Education

Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas May 15, 2020
Doctor of Philosophy in Biology

University of Glasgow, Glasgow Scotland July 2, 2014
Masters of Science by Research in Ecology

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey    May 15, 2011
Bachelors of Science in Ecology and Natural Resources summa cum laude

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey May 15, 2011
Certificate in Environmental Geomatics

Raritan Valley Community College, Somerville, New Jersey August 12, 2009
Associate of Science in Biology summa cum laude

Awards, Scholarships, and Fellowships

2020 Kansas Natural Resources Conference Student Registration Scholarship ($65)     2019 American Ornithology Society Travel Award in Support of Diversity & Inclusion ($1000, conference registration, and 2020 membership fees)                                                       Kansas Natural Resources Conference Student Registration Scholarship ($50)
2018 Kansas Natural Resources Conference Student Registration Scholarship ($50)
Kansas State University Graduate Student Council Travel Grant ($450)
The Wildlife Society Travel Grant ($350)
Biology Graduate Student Association Travel Grant ($500)
2017 Kansas Natural Resources Conference Student Registration Scholarship ($50)
Biology Graduate Student Association Research Grant ($500)
2016 Paul Grosjean Book Fund Grant ($250)
American Ornithologists’ Union Annual Student Membership ($28)
2015 Kansas State College of Arts and Sciences Travel Award ($800)
2012-2013 Fulbright-University of Glasgow Postgraduate Scholar ($16,000 and tuition)
2011 J. Applegate Award for Outstanding Student in Wildlife Conservation ($500)
2009-2011 Rutgers University Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship ($8,000)
2009 All USA Academic Team Coca-Cola Bronze Scholar ($1,000)

Honors

2019 Outstanding Unit Wildlife Student, Kansas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit                                                                                                                                                      2017 Best Presentation Style in Kansas State University Division of Biology Graduate Students on Parade Forum
2015 Winner of 2015 Organization of Tropical Studies Biology Graduate Course Film Festival (https://vimeo.com/133657583)
2010 Rutgers Undergraduate Research Spotlight YouTube Series (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WynFzZzCGI)
Essay Featured in Douglass Now Newsletter
2009 Raritan Valley Community College Commencement Speaker
Nota Bene Honoree for essay on biophysics of avian flight
Invited speaker in Raritan Valley Community College Science Colloquium
2008 Member of Phi Thea Kappa

Presentations

Aulicky, C., Haukos, D. 2020. What Determines Lesser Prairie-Chicken Lek Persistence? Kansas Natural Resources Conference. Manhattan, KS. 30-31 January. (oral)

Aulicky, C., Haukos, D. 2019. Size matters: Effects of climate on lesser prairie-chicken body size. Annual oSTEM Conference. Detroit, MI. 14-17 November. (poster)

Aulicky, C., Haukos, D. 2019. Not Just Dusty Data: What Can We Learn From Range-Wide Analyses of Lesser Prairie-Chicken Morphology? Prairie Grouse Technical Council. Bartlesville, OK. 4-7 November. (oral)

Aulicky, C., Haukos, D. 2019. Testing the Hotspot Hypothesis: Lesser Prairie-Chicken Lek Formation and Female Space Use. The Wildlife Society. Reno, NV. September 29-October 3. (oral)

Aulicky, C., Haukos, D. 2019. Testing the Hotspot Hypothesis: Lesser Prairie-Chicken Lek Formation and Female Space Use. American Ornithological Society. Anchorage, AK. 24-28 June. (oral)

Aulicky, C., Haukos, D. 2019. Testing the Hotspot Hypothesis: Lesser Prairie-Chicken Lek Formation and Female Space Use. Kansas Natural Resources Conference. Manhattan, KS. 31 January-1 February. (oral)

Aulicky, C., Haukos, D. 2018. What the Lek: Testing the Hotspot Hypothesis. 8thAnnual oSTEM Conference. Houston, TX. 16-18 November. (poster)

Aulicky, C., Haukos, D., Fricke, K. 2018.Not Just Dusty Data: What Can We Learn From Range-Wide Analyses of Lesser Prairie-Chicken Morphology? The Wildlife Society’s 25thAnnual Conference. Cleveland, OH. 7-11 October. (oral)

Aulicky, C., Haukos, D. 2018. Testing the Hotspot Hypothesis: Lesser Prairie Chickens Lek Formation and Female Space Use. 14th International Grouse Symposium. Logan, UT. 24-28 September. (oral)

Aulicky, C., Haukos, David. 2018. What can we learn from morphology? A study of the lesser prairie-chicken (Tympanuchus pallidicinctus) in Kansas. Kansas Natural Resources Conference. Manhattan, KS. 8-9 February. (oral)

Aulicky, C., Haukos, David. 2017. Does Size Matter? Male Lesser Prairie-Chicken (Tympanuchus pallidicinctus) Morphology and Female Lek Attendance. 7th Annual oSTEM Conference. Chicago, IL. 16-19 November. (poster)

Aulicky, C. 2016. Lepidothrix. Manakin Genomics Research Collaboration Network. Smithsonian EEC. Annapolis, Maryland. 15 August. (oral)

Aulicky, C. 2013. Wee Wanders in Scotland. Fulbright Forum. Cardiff Wales, UK. 6-10 January. (oral)

Aulicky, C., Sukhdeo, M.V.K.. 2011. Habitat Preference and Attachment of Black Fly Larvae An Examination of Microhabitat Preference and Attachment Mechanisms. 9th Annual North American Black Fly Association. Athens, GA. 9-11 February. (oral)

Aulicky, C., Sukhdeo, M.V.K.. 2011. Habitat Preference and Attachment of Black Fly Larvae An Examination of Microhabitat Preference and Attachment Mechanisms. Rutgers University ARESTY student research competition. New Brunswick, NJ. 29 April. (poster)

Teaching Experience

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Kansas State University, Division of Biology

Principles of Biology (BIOL 198) Open Studio Instructor: Fall 2019                                              Responsibilities:

  • Opening and closing classroom for the scheduled open study and review session for the course
  • Assisting students with all course and lab materials

Principles of Biology (BIOL 198): Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016*, Fall 2017*, Fall 2018*
Responsibilities:

  • Presentation of ecology module
  • Design of module quizzes and presentation
  • Exam proctoring
  • Assisted students in other open studio modules

*Denotes teaching two class sections

Leadership and Service

2020 Principals of Biology Course Committee, graduate student member                                     2020-present Kansas State Chapter of the The Wildlife Society, graduate student adviser      2020-present oSTEM membership program, volunteer                                                                     2019-2020 Rainbow Lorikeets AOS/NOGLSTEP caucus, Diversity and Allies Co-chair               2019-2020 Kansas State University oSTEM chapter, Vice President                                                    2019-present oSTEM Leadership and Education Program, volunteer                                        2018-2019 Kansas Coop. Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, capture of white-tailed and mule deer
2018 US-UK Fulbright Commission Summer Institute Program, application reviewer
2017-present  Kansas State Biology Division Graduate Student Relations Committee, co-chair
2017-present  Flint Hills Human Rights Project, volunteer
2016-present  Kansas State University Graduate Student Ambassador, ambassador
2016-2017  Biology Graduate Student Association T-shirt Committee
2016  Volunteer North American Ornithological Conference
2016  US-UK Fulbright Commission Summer Institute Program, application reviewer
2013-2016   University of Glasgow Ask A Student Network, online postgraduate representative
2014-2015  German Shorthaired Pointer Rescue of New Jersey, event volunteer
2013  University of Glasgow Ringer’s Group, bird bander
2013  University of Glasgow Urban Biodiversity Working Group, panel member
2008-2011  Round Valley Recreation Area, Bluebird Restoration Project, nest box monitor
2008-2010  Friends of Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, education volunteer
2008  Department of the Interior, roost tree monitor in Indiana bat study

Professional Development

2019 National Geographic Workshop on Communicating Science Visually                        2019 American Ornithological Society Talking to Science Journalists Workshop             2018 Science Communication Graduate Seminar
2017  Sunset Zoo Science Communication Fellowship (http://www.sunsetzoo.com/376/Carly-Aulicky)
2016  Kansas State University Active Learning Workshop

Public Outreach and Science  Communication

2019-2020 Letters to a Pre-Scientist                                                                                            2019 Pursuing Life Science: Academic and Professional LGBTQIA+ Narratives, Annual oSTEM Conference. Panelist.                                                                                                        2019 500 Queer Scientists profile                                                                                                2019 Science on Tap, Sunset Zoo Science Communication Seminar
(https://sciencesnapshots.com/2019/02/22/the-booming-prairie-chicken/)
2018 Science Saturday Sunset Zoo
2017 Science Saturday Sunset Zoo

Skills and Other Qualifications

Technical skills: Drop net use, funnel traps, VHF radio tracking, 4×4 vehicle operation, stable isotope analysis, avian blood assays, biometric modeling, mist-net use and bird banding, macroinvertebrate sampling, histology, and microdissection

Science Communication: Short length scientific films, designed children’s science outreach activity

Language Proficiency: Intermediate written, spoken and reading ability in Latin American Spanish

Software Proficiency: R, Adobe Premiere Pro, ArcGIS, QGIS

Professional Associations: The Wildlife Society (2018-2020), NOGLSTEP (2019-2020), Field Ornithologist’s Association (2013-2020), oSTEM KSU chapter (2016-2020), American Ornithological Society (2017-2020), Wilson Ornithological Society (2017-2020), and Sigma Xi (2017-2018)