Research Support Directory

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Ackers, Steven
Senior Faculty Research Assistant
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541-822-3359
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Northern spotted owl demography.  Population demography, habitat effects on demographic performance, behavioral ecology of predator/prey interactions, threatened and endangered species management.

Aiello, Christina
Postdoctoral scholar
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I'm interested in diverse research topics related to applied ecology and wildlife conservation, especially in the desert ecosystems of the Southwestern United States. Much of my work to date focuses on understanding human...

Allen, Jennifer
Faculty Research Assistant
541-737-1625
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I couple non-invasive sampling with genetic methods to study fish and wildlife populations.

Ashkenas, Linda
Senior Faculty Research Assistant
541-737-1966
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Stream Ecology. Stream and riparian zone ecology, including impacts of land use practices and restoration; role of large wood in streams; salmonid ecology; stream community dynamics; environmental history using GIS & remote sensing; stable isotope tracer studies of nitrogen dynamics and...

Bixler, Kirsten
Faculty Research Assistant
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Claremont, Rita
Faculty Research Assistant
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Crowhurst, Rachel
Faculty Research Assistant
541-737-6035
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Dietrich, Debbie
Senior Faculty Research Asst I
541-867-0384
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  • 2006-present – Marine Mammal Institute, Oregon State University
  • 2001-2006 – Molecular Ecology research and teaching technician, School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • 1999-2001 – Molecular Genetics research and teaching...
Duarte, Adam
Postdoctoral Research Associate
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I am a quantitative ecologist working at the Oregon Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit as a Postdoctoral Research Associate. I am broadly interested in how animals respond to environmental heterogeneity, and how this leads to variation in the distribution and abundance of species at...

Gerth, William
Senior Faculty Research Assistant
541-737-1949
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Hakanson, Olivia
Faculty Research Assistant
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Hallman, Tyler
Postdoc
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Jacobson, Dave
Senior Faculty Research Asst I
541-867-0423
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Dave is a Senior Faculty Research Assistant in the Marine Fisheries Genetics Lab at Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, OR. He received his Bachelors of Science from The University of Nevada, Reno. Dave manages the lab, collects and analyzes data, assists graduate students and interns...

Kelso, Debaran
Faculty Research Assistant
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Lawes, Timothy
Faculty Research Assistant
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McCafferty, Christopher
Faculty Research Assistant
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Nelson, Kim
Senior Faculty Research Assistant
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541-737-1962
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Kim Nelson is a Research Wildlife Biologist in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at Oregon State University.  The current focus of her research is on the ecology and habitat associations of seabirds, specifically using modeling and habitat data to better understand and help resolve...

Schwalm, Donelle
Research Associate
(806) 252-6074
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I study the influence of climate and landscape on species distributions, metapopulation dynamics, and functional connectivity in wildlife species in contemporary and future timescales. I seek to apply this information towards mitigation scenarios for focal species such as American pika and swift...

Self, Katharine
Faculty Research Assistant
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Sovern, Stan
Senior Faculty Research Assistant
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Swingle, James
Faculty Research Assistant
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Wildman, Randall
Senior Faculty Research Assistant
541-737-1967
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Aquatic restoration and aquatic invertebrates. Fish distribution of native and non-native species in the Pacific Northwest. Role of wood in aquatic ecosystems. Riparian ecology.

Williamson, Kari
Faculty Research Assistant
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