Ryan Reihart is a broadly trained ecologist and PhD candidate at the University of Dayton, who is currently working in Dr. Chelse Prather’s Insect Ecology Lab. Ryan received his B.S. in Environmental Biology from University of Dayton in 2014, his M.S. in Biology from Eastern Washington University in 2016, and is expected to graduate with his PhD from University of Dayton in 2021. His research uses insects as a model system to better understand how humans are affecting ecosystems.