Scholarships, Awards, & Recognitions
Doctor of Philosophy in Fisheries, Wildlife, & Conservation Biology (2019 - present)
North Carolina State University
Graduate Research Assistant
Bachelor of Science in Wildlife, Fisheries, & Aquaculture (2019)
Mississippi State University
Forestry and Environmental Resources Faculty Fellowship (2022) | NCSU Departmental Award for Outstanding Graduate Student
Conservation Leadership Grant (2021) | NC Wildlife Federation Award for outstanding academic merit and engagement in forwarding conservation research, inclusiveness, and action
Joseph E. and Robin C. Hightower Award (2021) | Graduate Student Award in Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences
American Ornithological Society Wetmore Research Award (2021)
E.O. Wilson Conservation Award (2021) | Animal Behavior Society Student Research Grant with recognition for contributions to justice, equity, diversity, & inclusion
National Science Foundation Honorable Mention (2021)
Ford Foundation Honorable Mention (2021)
Burgess, M., Cooper, C., Swanda, R., and Voss, M. (in Prep). Synthesis of Pathways of Avian Metabolism Under Artificial Light at Night. Trends in Ecology and Evolution.
Burgess, M., Cooper, C., and Voss, M. (in Prep). Photoperiodic trends in songbird clutch size resolve seasonal and geographic patterns of the Yule-Simpson paradox.
Burgess, M., & Evans, K. O. (2019). Sirenia Navigation. J. Vonk & T. Shackelford (Eds). Encyclopedia of Animal Cognition and Behavior. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-47829-6