Tamra Reall, Student Representative to the Governing Board

Tamra Reall Lincoln
University of Missouri


Biographical Sketch

Tamra Reall Lincoln is an entomology doctoral candidate at the University of Missouri. Her research explores ecological influences of urban and forest fungal antagonists and their relationship with subterranean termites. She is also working on a minor in college teaching and a graduate certificate in science outreach. Tamra received her BS in horticulture from Brigham Young University. She has been actively involved in the Entomological Society of America since 2010. She is a member of MUVE but has also presented in P-IE. She has presented her research at several national meetings and North Central Branch meetings, and has participated on Mizzou’s Linnaean Games team. Tamra served on the ESA Student Affairs Committee as Vice Chair and currently as Chair. In these positions, she represented students’ needs and assisted in organizing the student symposium, the student debates, and the student reception for ESA’s 2013 and 2014 Annual Meetings. Presently, Tamra also serves as a student representative on the ESA 2014 Program Committee and the ICE 2016 Student Affairs Committee. Tamra actively serves her community and her school. She recently served as president of Mizzou’s graduate student organization, the CV Riley Entomological Society. She participates in many outreach activities, including organizing hands-on science events and speaking at schools about the importance of science, research, and insects. Tamra also co-writes “Ask a Scientist” articles for the local newspaper.