Education & Human Dimensions

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Arismendi, Ivan*
Associate Professor
541-737-2639
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Nash Hall

Nash Hall 136

2820 SW Campus Way

2820 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

My interests encompass stream ecology, limnology, hydrology, forestry, and watershed-level processes. In particular, I am interested in the consequences of climate change on freshwater ecosystems, biological invasions in freshwaters, and terrestrial-aquatic food webs. In addition, I am...

Biedenweg, Kelly*
Associate Professor
541-737-2207
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Nash Hall

Nash Hall 154

2820 SW Campus Way

2820 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

I am an interdisciplinary social scientist who studies natural resource management in two directions: how humans benefit from the natural environment and how human actions impact the natural environment.  My research has been based in the Pacific Northwest and Latin America.  I use a variety...

Campbell, Holly
Instructor

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Current research interests include

•ecosystem-based management in freshwater and marine settings

•land-ocean interactions and human influences on coastal water quality and biodiversity (including climate impacts, and land-based pollution)

•nutrient management options (on...

Chan, Samuel
Assistant Professor(Extension)
541-737-1583
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Oregon Sea Grant Extension

Oregon Sea Grant 1600 SW Western Blvd Ste 350

Oregon Sea Grant
1600 SW Western Blvd Ste 350
Corvallis, OR 97333

Watershed Health and Aquatic Invasive Species Specialist. Sam Chan is Oregon Sea Grant's expert in aquatic invasive species and aquatic ecosystem health. He provides public education and engagement to Oregonians of all ages on identifying, controlling and managing the spread of marine invasives...

Samantha Chisholm Hatfield Chisholm Hatfield, Samantha*
Assistant Professor (Sr Res)

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Specialization areas: Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK), climate change impacts, Indigenous ecosystems, Indigenous food systems

Edge, William
Emeritus Appointment

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Population and habitat ecology of wildlife in forest and agricultural ecosystems; mammal conservation and management; administration and policy; university education pedegogies, especially distance education.

Giannico, Guillermo*
Professor
541-737-2479
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Nash Hall

Nash Hall 114

2820 SW Campus Way

2820 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Freshwater Fish Ecology. Salmonid behavior and habitat selection in freshwater and estuarine systems. Aquatic habitat restoration. Land use impacts on fish habitat. Integrated watershed management. Fish passage. 

Gladics, Amanda
Assistant Professor (Practice)
503-325-8573
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Coastal Fisheries Extension Faculty

Education and engagement, sustainable fisheries management, seabird-fisheries interactions

Amanda Gladics is Oregon Sea Grant's assistant professor of practice focused on coastal fisheries on the north coast and Columbia River,...

Johnson, Sherri*
Courtesy Appointment
541-758-7771
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Aquatic Ecology and Biogeochemistry

Landscape influences on streams: stream-forest interactions; abiotic factors (hydrology, temperature, geomorphology, others) which influence stream biota and stream ecosystem functions; network/patch dynamics; hierarchical analysis of effects of scale of...

Jones, Megan*
Assistant Professor and Assistant Unit Leader, USGS
541-737-6691
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Nash Hall

Nash Hall 162

2820 SW Campus Way

2820 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

I am a conservation social scientist focused on natural resource communication science. I study how outreach interventions and inclusion efforts can affect people’s behavior and beliefs related to conservation topics. One stream of my research focuses on relational organizing campaigns - how...

Lackey, Robert*
Professor
541-602-5904
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Weniger Hall

Weniger Hall 459

103 SW Memorial Place

103 SW Memorial Place
Corvallis, OR 97331

Research Interests:  Assessing alternative Pacific Northwest ecological futures; Pacific salmon policy and management; ecosystem management and alternative management paradigms; ecological policy and decision analysis; interface between science, scientists, and policy.

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Peterson, James
Assistant Professor and Unit Leader, USGS
541-737-1963
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Nash Hall

Nash Hall 176

2820 SW Campus Way

2820 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

My research focuses on multiple aspects of aquatic ecology- with an emphasis on lotic communities. Most of my work has been in identifying and quantifying the effects of physical and biotic factors on stream -dewlling taxa (fish, mussels, crayfish) at multiple scales. This includes studies of...

Photo of Vaughn Robison, Vaughn
Instructor

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I teach the Ecampus sections of the FWCS Human Dimensions courses. I also practice and research fisheries communication and social science. I use both to understand the social impacts of fisheries management and engage in the challenging conversations they can create.

Rosenberg, Daniel

541-737-6122
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I have focused my research activities in the field of applied ecology in an attempt to understand environmental factors affecting the distribution and abundance of animals in managed ecosystems. I attempt to incorporate theoretical and empirical approaches to better understand how animal...

Shinderman, Matthew
Senior Instructor II
541-322-3159
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I am currently working on two active projects:

Upper Columbia Basin Network American Pika Research and Monitoring Program (National Park Service)

Developing a study plan for collaborative research and monitoring of American pika populations in national parks and adjacent non-park...