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Appel, Cara Contact person by email

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


PhD, Fisheries Science
Arstingstall, Katherine
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Assessing plant-pollinator networks using DNA metabarcoding techniques. 


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


PhD, Wildlife Science
Bird, Clara
Graduate Fellow/Unpaid
M.S.

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

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
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

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
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
Dawson, Wynter Contact person by email

Dekelaita, Daniella
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Examining the impacts of pneumonia on bighorn sheep survival across multiple populations in the Mojave Desert, California following a recent outbreak associated with Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae.


PhD, Wildlife Science
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

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

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
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PhD, Fisheries, PhD

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

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

Foster, Sarah Contact person by email

Fregosi, Selene
Graduate Fellow
541-867-0177
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Development and use of novel acoustic technologies to study marine mammals.


PhD, Fisheries Science
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

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

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

Hahlbeck, Nicholas
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I am tracking redband trout in the Klamath watershed to understand how these fish use isolated thermal refuges to survive extreme summer temperatures across most of their habitat.


Master of Science, Fisheries Science
Haver, Samara
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Using long-term passive acoustic data-collection and monitoring (PAM) to study soundscape ecology.


PhD, Wildlife Science
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....


Hildebrand, Lisa
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Fine-scale spatial foraging ecology of Northeastern Pacific gray whales (Eschrichtius robustus) along the southern coast of Oregon.


Master of Science, Wildlife Science

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

Irvine, Ladd
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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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Exploring the effects of wildfire on the limnology/ecology of Crater Lake, OR.


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
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
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
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

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. 


Master of Science, Fisheries Science

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

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

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

Malachowski, Christopher
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Factors influencing the population dynamics of the endangered Hawaiian Duck (Anas wyvilliana) on Kaua'i.


PhD, Wildlife Science
Manning, Michael Contact person by email M.S.

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


PhD, Wildlife Science
McDonald, LeeAnn Contact person by email Professional Science Master's degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Administration

McLeod, Montana
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I’m interested in studying the spatial and temporal impacts of behavioral ecology on populations within marine systems.


Master of Science, Fisheries Science

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
Mitchell, Scott
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I am interested in studying the ecosystem effects of cattle, elk and deer grazing in riparian areas. I am particularly interested in the effects on native bee species and on flowering plant communities. Check out this...


PhD, Wildlife Science, Graduate Certificate in College and University Teaching
Monnin, Mee-ya Contact person by email M.S.

Mortenson, Jack
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Climate-based spatial modeling to predict distribution of the exotic deer chewing louse, Damalinia (Cervicola) sp


PhD, Wildlife Science
Mowlds, Emilee Contact person by email M.S.

Neal, Travis
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I am investigating the effects of a parasitic copepod on juvenile Chinook salmon


Master of Science, Fisheries Science

Nelson, Jennifer
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Using fecal DNA to estimate Roosevelt Elk populations in two Wildlife Management Units in the Oregon Coast and Cascade Ranges.


Master of Science, Wildlife Science
O Neill, Kaimyn
Graduate Fellow/Unpaid
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Olivos, Andres
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Contact person by email I'm interested in fish and wildlife relationships with the habitat, and humans. My doctoral research is about non-native salmon escapes from aquaculture in the Pacific Northwest and Patagonia. Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and environmental DNA (eDNA) I study how the landscape provides...
PhD, Fisheries Science
Ortega, Jordan
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Pearson, James
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Modeling a Population of Invasive Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio) in Malheur Lake: The Potential for Commercial Harvest to Promote Long-term Ecological Restoration


PhD, Fisheries Science
Pearson, Sabrina Contact person by email

Pelekai, Keala
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Pacific lamprey statolith microchemistry.


Master of Science, Fisheries Science

Piotrowski, Stanley
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My research centers on population structure and genomic diversity of redband and coastal rainbow trout in the Klamath Basin prior to dam removal.


Master of Science, Fisheries Science

Prebeck II, Robert Contact person by email

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

Quennessen, Victoria
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Using quantitative models to assess marine protected areas off the Oregon coast and inform conservation management and policy for black rockfish.


Master of Science, Fisheries Science

Ransbury, Shane Contact person by email

Rockweit, Jeremy Contact person by email PhD

Roon, David
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Stream amphibian and fish community responses to riparian thinning across watersheds


PhD, Fisheries Science
Rosemond, Claire
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Ruprecht, Joel
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Studying interactions between mammalian carnivores and their shared prey at Starkey Experimental Forest in NE Oregon.


PhD, Wildlife Science
Scheu, Michael
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I am investigating an alternative early life history pathway in Chinook salmon in the upper John Day basin. I am estimating abundance, mapping distribution, and determining the physiological status of these downstream rearing juveniles.


Master of Science, Fisheries Science
Schuyler, Elizabeth
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Determining the effectiveness of juniper reduction, herbicide, and seeding treatments on mule deer habitat in burned and unburned areas.


PhD, Wildlife Science
Scott, Madeleine Contact person by email M.S.

Sink, Chelsea Contact person by email

Spaan, Robert
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Characterizing the spread of Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae in southeastern Oregon and northern Nevada "California" bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis canadensis) populations.


PhD, Wildlife Science
Stevenson, John Contact person by email PhD

Tengeres, Jill Contact person by email M.S.

Thalmann, Hillary
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Climate-mediated spatio-temporal shifts in Pacific Cod (Gadus macrocephalus) spawn timing and growth in the Gulf of Alaska.


Master of Science, Fisheries Science

Tinoco Pickens, Francisco
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Contact person by email Currently interested in climate changes in the PNW and how aquatic species and ecosystems will change accordingly
Master of Science, Fisheries Science
Tosa, Marie
Graduate Student
Contact person by email Terrestrial food webs of the Pacific Northwest forests, focusing particularly on small carnivores and their prey
PhD, Wildlife Science
Trunk, Laura Contact person by email Professional Science Master's degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Administration

Van Brocklin, Jennifer Contact person by email M.S.

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