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Past Lab Members

 

Elaine Ewigman - Missouri State University (M.S.)

"Population Structure and Habitat Use of Gizzard Shad Dorosoma cepedianum in the Upper Mississippi River" (Graduated May 2022; initial employment Aquatic Nuisance Species Technician, Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation) 

Danci Lee - Missouri State University (M.S.)

"Exploitation of White Crappie Pomoxis annularis and Black Crappie Pomoxis nigromaculatus in Three Southeast Kansas Reservoirs" (Graduated May 2022; initial employment Fisheries Biologist, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife)

Kylie Sterling - Missouri State University (M.S.)

"Largemouth Bass Micropterus salmoides in the Upper Mississippi River: An evaluation of management strategies and understanding potential factors influencing dynamic rate functions" (Graduated May 2022; initial employment Regulatory Specialist, United States Army Corps of Engineers)

Connor Cunningham - Missouri State University (M.S.)

"Hooking Mortality of Rainbow Trout Oncorhynchus mykiss on the White and Norfork River, Arkansas" (Graduated December 2021; initial employment Fish Biologist United States Fish and Wildlife Service)

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  • Alexandra Beezel- Missouri State University (M.S.) "Assessing Hypoxic Mortality in a Striped Bass Morone saxatilis fishery in Norfork Lake, Arkansas" (Graduated May 2021; initial employment Aquatic Biologist, Boulder County Parks and Open Space)

  • Colby Gainer- West Virginia University and Missouri State University (M.S.) “Channel catfish demographics and habitat use in the Upper Mississippi River” (Graduated August 2020; initial employment Fisheries Biologist, Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation)

  • Ethan Rutledge- West Virginia University and Missouri State University (M.S.) “Vital rates of Upper Mississippi River fishes” (Graduated August 2020; initial employment Ph.D. Student, University of Massachusetts Amherst)

  • Hae Kim- West Virginia University and Missouri State University (M.S.) “Pallid sturgeon population characteristics in the Mississippi and Missouri rivers” (Graduated December 2020; initial employment Missouri State University Fisheries Researcher)

  • Madison Cogar- West Virginia University and Missouri State University (M.S.) “Invertebrate drift dynamics in the Mississippi and Missouri rivers as a potential food resource for the endangered pallid sturgeon” (Graduated December 2020; initial employment Fisheries Research Technician Utah Division of Wildlife Resources)

  • Kristen Chestnut- West Virginia University and Missouri State University (M.S.) “Channel catfish population characteristics in the Monongahela River” (Graduated January 2020; initial employment Fisheries Biologist, Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency)

  • Andrew Bueltmann- Southeast Missouri State University (M.S.) “American eel population characteristics and movement patterns in the Mississippi River” (Graduated December 2019; initial employment Fisheries Biologist, Indiana Department of Natural Resources)

  • Kyle Bales- Southeast Missouri State University (M.S.) “Lake sturgeon demographics in the Upper Mississippi River” (Graduated December 2019; initial employment Fisheries Biologist, South Dakota Department of Game, Fish, and Parks)

  • Wesley Sleeper- Southeast Missouri State University (M.S.) “Black carp early life history in the Mississippi River” (Graduated December 2018; initial employment Fisheries Biologist, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission)

  

  • Edward Sterling- Southeast Missouri State University (M.S.) “Smallmouth bass and rock bass population dynamics: Are more strict regulations needed?” (Graduated May 2017; initial employment Fisheries Biologist, United States Fish and Wildlife Service)

  • Seth Love- Southeast Missouri State University (M.S.) “Environmental life history of pallid sturgeon and shovelnose sturgeon in the Mississippi and Missouri rivers” (Graduated May 2017; initial employment Fisheries Research Biologist, Illinois Natural History Survey)

  • Jacob Fernholz- Southeast Missouri State University (M.S.) “Grotto sculpin population ecology” (Graduated August 2017; initial employment United States Fish and Wildlife Service Biological Technician)

  • John Buszkiewicz- Southeast Missouri State University (M.S.) “Lake sturgeon reproductive ecology in the Upper Mississippi River” (Graduated August 2016; initial employment Fisheries Research Biologist, Michigan Department of Natural Resources)

  • Michael Wolf- Southeast Missouri State University (M.S.) “Asian carp population characteristics and environmental life history throughout the Upper Mississippi River” (Graduated May 2016; initial employment Fisheries Biologist, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)

  • Nicholas Kramer- Southeast Missouri State University (M.S.) “Paddlefish exploitation and reproductive ecology in the Mississippi River” (Graduated May 2016; initial employment Fisheries Biologist, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism) 

  • Christopher Schwinghamer- Southeast Missouri State University (M.S.) “Paddlefish exploitation and reproductive ecology in the major reservoirs of Missouri” (Graduated May 2017; initial employment Doctoral Student, West Virginia University)

  • Tyler Ham- Southeast Missouri State University (M.S.) “Elucidating the mechanisms of juvenile fish recruitment in the Middle Mississippi River” (Graduated December 2017; initial employment Fisheries Research Biologist, Indiana Department of Natural Resources)

  • Joshua Abner- Southeast Missouri State University (M.S.) “Elucidating the mechanisms of juvenile fish recruitment in the Middle Mississippi River” (Graduated December 2017; initial employment Fisheries Biologist, Missouri Department of Conservation)

  • Kevin Haupt- Southeast Missouri State University (M.S.) “Early life history of Asian carp in the Mississippi River” (Graduated December 2016; initial employment Fisheries Biologist, United States Fish and Wildlife Service)

  • Shane Simmons- Southeast Missouri State University (M.S.) “Comparing side channel and main channel fish and water quality characteristics in the Mississippi River” (Graduated May 2015, initial employment Fisheries Biologist, United States Army Corps of Engineers)

  • Ryan Hupfeld- Southeast Missouri State University (M.S.) “Paddlefish population characteristics in major midwestern rivers and reservoirs” (Graduated May 2014; initial employment Fisheries Research Biologist, Iowa Department of Natural Resources)

 

  • Justin Seibert- Southeast Missouri State University (M.S.) “Population demographics of Asian carp in the Midwestern United States” (Graduated May 2013; initial employment Fisheries Biologist, Spokane Tribal Fisheries)

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