Name: Stephen Kirkley
Position: PhD Student
Contact Information: kirkleys at oregonstate.edu
Education: B.S. Environmental Science, University of California, Riverside
Research Interests: Fungal mineral weathering, biological controls of soil structure, and nutrient cycling. Currently, I am working on an internship with the Critical Zone Observatory Network.
Background: I am originally from Redlands, California and recently moved to Oregon to begin my PhD in Soil Science at Oregon State University. I enjoy hiking through various landscapes and absorbing all that ecosystems have to offer.