Kristy King, GK-12 | Biology, UNCG

Kristy King, Biology Masters' Candidate


Kristy King

Kristy King is in the final phase of completing the M.S.-Biology at UNCG and is a doctoral student in the Environmental Health Sciences program. Kristy was born and raised in Louisiana, and completed undergraduate studies at Louisiana State University, earning a B.S. in Natural Resource and Ecology Management with concentration in Wildlife Ecology. After receiving her B.S., she worked as a wildlife and bat management intern for the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), conducting invasive plant removals and wildlife surveys in northeastern US. She also worked in wildlife rehabilitation and has conducted a variety of educational programs for schools and public centers and events. Currently, she presents the program "Bats and Mice in Your Backyard" to Greensboro area residents. In her free time, Kristy enjoys quilting, geocaching with her dog, and watching horror movies.

Research Interests

Her research examines the ecological implications of intercropping switchgrass, a biofuel feedstock, in managed pine plantations, using rodents as a model organism for measuring the impacts.