Adrienne Keller is a post-doctoral research scientist in Dr. Sarah Hobbie’s lab at the University of Minnesota. She is working with the Nutrient Network, a coordinated research network that includes more than 130 grassland sites worldwide, to examine the effects of nutrient pollution and altered grazing regimes on grassland plant and soil properties. Adrienne is also a researcher with the new Minneapolis-St Paul Metropolitan Area (MSP) urban Long-Term Ecological Research site, where she is working on a collaborative, interdisciplinary project examining how social and ecological factors influence canopy diversity and resilience across the MSP metro area. She completed her PhD in Ecology at Indiana University where she studied the effects of tree communities on soil carbon and nutrient cycling in temperate forests. Adrienne also holds a M.S. in Resource Conservation from the University of Montana and a dual B.A. in Biology and Geography from Macalester College.