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Antonelli, Kelsi Contact person by email

Appel, Cara Contact person by email PhD, Wildlife Science

Arnold, Linsey
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Promoting resilience of Pacific ocean perch, Sebastes alutus: The interaction of reproductive biology and environment


PhD, Fisheries Science
Avila, Alexandra
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Effects of Oceanographic Factors on Larval Dispersal of Rockfish (genus Sebastes spp.) and the Efficient Design of Marine Reserves


PhD, Fisheries Science
Aydogan, Hakan Contact person by email PhD

Barlow, Dawn
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Ecology, space use, and habitat modeling of blue whales (Balaenoptera musculus) in New Zealand's highly industrial South Taranaki Bight region


PhD, Wildlife Science
Barrett, Hannah
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Water temperature effects on aquatic ecosystems - Cutthroat utilization of cold water refuges during seasonal high temperature events on the Willamette River


PhD, Fisheries Science
Baumann, Laura Contact person by email

I will be studying the microclimates of bat hibernacula in New Mexico, how environmental factors relate to bat behavior, and using LiDAR to make 3D cave models. 

Baumbusch, Ryan
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Community effects of barred owls in the western United States


PhD, Wildlife Science
Bird, Clara
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M.S.

Boisen, Olivia Contact person by email

Bolm, Anna
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My research explores microplastic abundance and distribution patterns in Northern California Current seawater and zooplankton.


Master of Science, Fisheries Science
Bowers, Angela Contact person by email Professional Science Master's degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Administration

Bowman, Joshua Contact person by email

I am investigating physiological and behavioral stress responses to chemical cues in sharks, skates, and rays with Dr. Taylor Chapple's Big Fish Lab. 


Master of Science, Fisheries Science

Brady, Megan
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Terrestrial-aquatic ecosystem interactions and the effects of invasive terrestrial plants on juvenile salmonid food webs in Washington state.


Master of Science, Fisheries Science
Broughton, Farallon
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Effects of trematode parasites on ecological food webs and community structure of streams in the Pacific Northwest

Buser, Thaddaeus
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 Using 3D skeletal reconstructions to describe the evolution of the fish superfamily Cottoidea (the sculpins and their relatives).


PhD, Fisheries Science
Bynes, Kenya
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Contact person by email My research focuses on utilizing the transcriptome of copepods as a genomic assay for the prediction of fishery yields.
Master of Science, Fisheries Science

Carey, Katherine Contact person by email

Carilli, Patrick
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I will be studying how changes in water chemistry and temperature will affect the physiology of Pacific Lampreys.


Master of Science, Fisheries Science
Causey, Annie Contact person by email

Chappell, Christopher
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My work focuses primarily on ecological restoration, avian conservation, wildlife policy and scientific leadership.


Professional Science Masters, Fisheries and Wildlife Administration

Chatfield, Marcus
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Clark, Jessica
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I am interested in the relationship between wildlife and habitat. I want to research resource selection, how species move about the landscape and how it drives population dynamics and effects fitness.


Master of Science, Wildlife Science

Cortes, Alvaro
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Using molecular and morphometric methods to describe the diversity of fishes around the world. I am currently working on freshwater sculpin fishes (Cottus spp.) of the Pacific Northwest


Master of Science, Fisheries Science

Cosgrove, Jillian
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Breeding ecology and survey methods of arctic-breeding shorebirds.


Master of Science, Wildlife Science
Cousins, Christopher
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PhD

Crittenden, Whitney
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Contact person by email Policy and decision-making in regards to salmon enhancement in Alaska
Professional Science Masters, Fisheries and Wildlife Administration

Curran, Lorne
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Phylogeography of the Yelloweye Rockfish along the U.S. West Coast: isolation by distance, potential effects of biogeographic breaks and sites of larval retainage, and deme-level selective adaptation. 


Master of Science, Fisheries Science
Dawn, Allison Contact person by email

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Delie, Jackie
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My research aims to identify the spatial overlap between human-black bear interaction, and preferred human-landscape uses, values, and attitudes toward black bears among recreationists. 


Master of Science, Wildlife Science
Demezas, Kirstin Contact person by email Professional Science Master's degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Administration

Dew, Aleah
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Diaz, Lauren Contact person by email

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Dungannon, Tyler
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My research is focused on greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) demographics, habitat use, and movements in the Warner Mountains.


Master of Science, Wildlife Science

Dymit, Ellen
Graduate Fellow

My current research is focused on coastal wolves in Alaska's Katmai National Park and their interaction with the aquatic system.


Master of Science, Wildlife Science

Dziedzic, Emily
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Exploring novel molecular methods for wildlife management. Currently working with ODFW to create a database of mitogenomes and develop an eDNA monitoring program for Oregon's freshwater vertebrates.


Master of Science, Wildlife Science
Engelman, Catherine
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My dissertation research is focused on ecology of wintering grassland birds, including area-sensitivity, habitat selection, and habitat segregation. My research includes an analysis of wintering habitat use by chestnut-collared longspurs, and Sprague’s pipits (a former Endangered Species Act...


PhD, Wildlife Science
Erickson, Brian
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I’m interested in ways to improve small scale fisheries management by incorporating understandings of individual and group behavior and decision making


PhD, Human Dimensions in Natural Resources

Eriksson, Charlotte
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Using non-invasive methods such as camera trapping and DNA metabarcoding to study carnivore ecology


PhD, Wildlife Science
Fisher, Jennifer
Senior Faculty Research Asst I
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PhD, Fisheries, PhD

Fleener, Henry
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Developing a high-density flow-through system for rearing Pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas) larvae. 


M.S. Fisheries Science

Fleming, Whitney
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Contact person by email Integrating ecosystem services and human wellbeing in the Puget Sound
PhD, Fisheries Science

Fleming, April Contact person by email Professional Science Master's degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Administration

Foster, Sarah Contact person by email

Frezados, Melina Contact person by email Professional Science Master's degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Administration

Ganuelas, Leon Contact person by email Professional Science Master's degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Administration

Gee, Sean Contact person by email

German, David Contact person by email Professional Science Master's degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Administration

Gianella, Trenton Contact person by email

I am researching Mule Deer Resource Selection looking specifically at the impact of annual grass encroachment on native mule deer forage composition, cover, biomass, and quality. 


Master of Science, Wildlife Science

Gregory, Karen Contact person by email Professional Science Master's degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Administration

Haab, Kimberly
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My research explores the impact of juniper removal on Greater sage-grouse and the surrounding vegetative and invertebrate communities.


Master of Science, Wildlife Science

Hahlbeck, Nicholas
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I study redband trout in the Klamath Basin. I am investigating how coldwater fish use temperature as a resource, in a patchy landscape of many other resources, to cope with climate extremes in an environment that might offer a preview of our warmer future.


PhD, Fisheries Science
Hallerud, Margaret
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Hansen, Michael Contact person by email

Haver, Samara
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Hendrickson, Courtney
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My interest lies at the intersection of disease ecology, community biology, and wildlife conservation. Specifically, I am curious about the impacts of the amphibian microbiome on immune function and disease susceptibility. In my PhD, I look forward to examining the role of host vs....


Hicks, Madeline Contact person by email

My thesis project explores potential growth opportunities and mortality risks for juvenile salmonids rearing in seasonally disconnected habitats in the Skagit River.


Hildebrand, Lisa
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Habitat use, foraging ecology and population dynamics of the Pacific Coast Feeding Group (PCFG) gray whales (Eschrichtius robustus)


PhD, Wildlife Science

Hong, Anne Contact person by email Professional Science Master's degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Administration

Hoover, Kelli Contact person by email

Irvine, Ladd
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I use satellite tags and data loggers to study the movement and behavioral ecology of large whales. I'm particularly interested in their feeding ecology, how it varies across different temporal and spatial scales and what it can tell us about the underlying distribution of prey in the areas...


PhD, Wildlife Science

Jackson, Elizabeth Contact person by email

My primary academic interests involve assessing the ecological, political, and social factors that drive contemporary natural resource policy and management decisions. 


Professional Science Masters, Fisheries and Wildlife Administration

Jan, Arif
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PhD

Jennings, Jeremy
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Using aquatic macroinvertebrate annual biomass and secondary production estimates to assess stream restoration effects.


Master of Science, Fisheries Science

Jensen, Alexander
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Contact person by email Improving stock assessment tools for mixed-stock Chinook fisheries in the lower Columbia River.
PhD, Fisheries Science
Justiniano, Isabel
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My research focuses on exploring belief systems of Latino/a/x communities in the Pacific Northwest and understanding how these relate to outdoor recreation habits and use of outdoor spaces.  


Kaplan, Rachel
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Kennerley, William Contact person by email

Researching the foraging and spatial ecology of Atlantic puffins on Matinicus Rock, Maine.  I'm deploying GPS units, TDRs, and using fecal DNA metabarcoding to determine how puffins are reacting to a rapidly warming and increasingly heatwave-prone Gulf of Maine.


M.S., Wildlife Science

Kent, Haley
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Investigating the ecological role of salmon sharks on the Oregon coast.


M.S., Fisheries Science

King, Brittany
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Participation of underrepresented communities in Fisheries Sciences


PhD, Fisheries Science
Kiriakopolos, Stephanie
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I study community ecology and life history patterns in seagrass and reef systems.


PhD, Fisheries Science
Kownacki, Alexa
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Population health of coastal and offshore common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) located off of the California coast


PhD, Wildlife Science
Kratofil, Michaela
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I’m broadly interested in applied ecological research and conservation, but have a particular interest in the population and movement ecology of marine mammals. Through my current and future research, I aim to use quantitative techniques to better understand the processes that drive animal...


Wildlife Sciences

Kristof, Andrea
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Migratory waterfowl usage of semi-permanently flooded wetlands in the Intermountain West and western Prairie Pothole regions


Master of Science, Wildlife Science
Kusaka, Carina Contact person by email

Lasdin, Katherine
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Presence of microplastics in a vital fish species (Rockfish) off the coast of Oregon


Master of Science, Fisheries Science

Latorre Beltran, Ivonne Tatiana Contact person by email

Layton, Janelle
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Lewis, Scott
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I am conducting research on coastal steelhead and rainbow trout in the Ventura River of Southern California. The focus of my research is genetic population structure, landscape genetics, smoltification patterns, and migration of juvenile O. mykiss.


PhD, Fisheries Science
Linkem, Christina Contact person by email

Coastal Cutthroat Trout movement pattern differences between streams with and without anthropogenic disturbances. 

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Master of Science, Fisheries Science

Lizewski, Kelly

Lohman, Karen
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Using genetics and genomics techniques to study cetacean population structure, genetic diversity, and conservation


Master of Science, Wildlife Science

Loonam, Kenneth Contact person by email

Lotz, Kelsey
Graduate Fellow

I will be studying habitat complexity and ecosystem processes in restored riparian systems in Eastern Oregon. 


Master of Science, Fisheries Science

Lunda, Erin Contact person by email

Structured decision making models for anadromous sturgeon in the Central Valley


Ph.D. Fisheries Science

Luoma, Bailey Contact person by email

Mackenzie, Cailin
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My research focus is the environmental impact of anthropogenic contaminants using the measuring stick that matters most: the wildlife. My current research measures how mercury pollution affects dragonfly and amphibian behaviors and bioaccumulates through the food web. 


Master of Science, Wildlife Science

Manning, Michael Contact person by email

Use of landscape characteristics to model hybridization risk between native and introduced salmonids.


Master of Science, Fisheries Science

Massey, Aimee
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Disease and wildlife community dynamics across gradients of land-use change in tropical forests


PhD, Wildlife Science
Mccarthy, Aliya Contact person by email

McDonald, LeeAnn Contact person by email

Evaluating bat species richness and occupancy in south-central Oregon


Professional Science Master's degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Administration

McLeod, Montana
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For my Masters thesis I am building a computer model that parameterizes groundfish detectability in fishery surveys during coastal hypoxia events. Findings from my thesis can be adapted to reduce uncertainty in stock assessments as it incorporates changing oxygen conditions in the Eastern...


Master of Science, Fisheries Science

Medina Roman, Ana Contact person by email

Metzler, Glenn Contact person by email Professional Science Master's degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Administration

Mikkelsen, Ashlee
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Contact person by email I am investigating physiological links to an on-going Spotted owl demography study. Specifically looking at corticosterone deposits in feathers.
Master of Science, Wildlife Science

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