* indicates graduate faculty who can accept MS and PhD candidates

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Arbuckle, Scarlett
Instructor/Undergraduate Experiential Learning Coordinator
541-737-3278
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Nash Hall

Nash Hall 104

2820 SW Campus Way

2820 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331
Arismendi, Ivan *
Assistant Professor
541-737-2639
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Nash Hall

Nash Hall 40

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.

Armstrong, Jonathan *
Assistant Professor
541-737-1080
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Nash Hall

Nash Hall 34

2820 SW Campus Way

2820 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

I integrate animal behavior, physiology, and landscape ecology to better understand how fish and wildlife interact with their environment. My research employs observational study, field experiments, and simulation modeling.

Bartholomew, Jerri *
Department Head of Microbiology; Professor and Director of J.L. Fryer Salmon Disease Laboratory
541-737-1834
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Nash Hall

Nash Hall 524

2820 SW Campus Way

2820 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Our research focuses on the pathogens that affect the health of wild Pacific salmon populations, particularly myxozoan parasites, which have a complex life cycle, requiring both a fish and annelid host.

Salmon diseases, host resistance mechanisms, parasite evolution.

Biedenweg, Kelly *
Assistant Professor- Human Dimensions of Fisheries and Wildlife
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 of t

Boyer, Kathryn
Fish Ecologist
541-737-1972
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Nash Hall

Nash Hall 104

2820 SW Campus Way

2820 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

My research has focused on (1) the effects of agricultural and forestry land-use practices on stream and riparian habitats critical to native fish species, and (2) the development of land management practices that minimize degradation of stream and riparian functions important to aquatic species.

Brandt, Stephen *
Professor
541-737-3396
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Nash Hall

Nash Hall 104

2820 SW Campus Way

2820 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Fish ecology and management of marine and freshwater ecosystems; Specifically: 1) Bioenergetics, food webs, physical-biological interactions, and predator-prey interactions among fishes; 2) The ecology of thermal fronts; 3) Ecosystem forecasting; 4) Spatial modeling of fish growth and production;

Campbell, Holly
Instructor
(541)740-9716
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Holly V. Campbell holds a JD with certificates in ocean and coastal and environmental law from the University of Oregon, a master of laws (LL.M.) in natural resource law from the University of Utah, and a Ph.D.

Chan, Samuel
Assistant Professor, Sea Grant Extention
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.

DeWeber, Jefferson
Postdoctoral Research Scholar
541-737-1859
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Nash Hall

Nash Hall 546

2820 SW Campus Way

2820 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

My current research focuses on linking multiple values from diverse stakeholders to management actions to support more integrated conservation and restoration.

Dunham, Jason *
Courtesy Appointment
(541)750-0990
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Forest Science Lab

3200 SW Jefferson Way

3200 SW Jefferson Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Fish ecology and conservation biology. Landscape ecology of aquatic ecosystems, conservation biology of focal species, ecology of natural disturbance, biological invasions, monitoring

Ebersole, Joseph
Courtesy Appointment
541-754-4775
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Fish Ecology, Fish-habitat relationships, Restoration, Aquatic-terrestrial linkages, Ecological literacy in contemporary culture

Fitzpatrick, Martin
Courtesy Appointment
541-750-1032
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Reproduction; Physiology

Clean Water Act Policy (esp. water quality standards)

Giannico, Guillermo *
Associate Professor, Fisheries Extension
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. Fish distribution and habitat selection in freshwater and estuarine systems. Salmonid habitat restoration. Influence of riparian vegetation and land use activities on fish habitat. Integrated watershed management. Fish passage.

Heppell, Scott *
Associate Professor of Fisheries
541-737-1086
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My research interests are the physiological ecology of fishes, in particular how physiology, behavior, and life history traits affect the interactions between fish populations, their respective fisheries, and the environment.

Hughes, Robert
Professor, Senior Research
541-754-4516
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Fish Assemblage Ecology
Landscape Ecology
Stream & River Ecology

Hurst, Thomas *
Courtesy Assistant Professor of Fisheries
541-737-7022
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I am interested in the ecology of early life stages of marine species and the constraints imposed by the environment. I am particularly interested in the pervasive influence on temperature variation on all aspects of physiology and ecology of ectotherms.

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

Kent, Michael
Professor
541-737-8652
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Presently the Kent lab is focusing on two major research areas; diseases of zebrafish in research facilities and impacts of pathogens on wild salmonid fishes. In both areas, we are focusing on the study of chronic infectious diseases.

Lackey, Robert *
Courtesy Professor of Fisheries
541-737-0569
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Weniger Hall

Weniger Hall 459

103 SW Memorial Place

103 SW Memorial Place
Corvallis, OR 97331

 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 natural resource policy.

Langdon, Christopher *
Professor of Fisheries
541-867-0231
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Nutrition of oysters and other bivalves; microencapsulation; polyculture of abalone; genetic selection of oysters.

Mate, Bruce
Director and Endowed Chair of the OSU Marine Mammal Institute
541-867-0202
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Determination of critical habitat, migration routes, feeding ecology and dive behavior for endangered whales; also population assessment, human conflicts and resolution.

Miller, Jessica *
Associate Professor
541-867-0381
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I am interested in the ecology and evolution of life history diversity in fishes and the development and maintenance of that diversity.  My research has focused on larval dispersal and transport, population connectivity and structure, and the use of estuaries by larval and juvenile marine and ana

Millers, Kimberley
Postdoctoral Research Scholar
541-207-6257
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Nash Hall

Nash Hall 104

2820 SW Campus Way

2820 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

My research interests are an interdisciplinary blend of conservation biology, marine ecology and applied ecological modeling. I combine both the use of field, laboratory techniques and applied quantitative methods when undertaking my research. Recently, I’ve completed my Ph.D.

Noakes, David *
Professor and Senior Scientist, Oregon Hatchery Research Center
541-737-1953
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Social behavior, Early development and behavior, Ethology, Ecology and life history, Evolution and polymorphism

O Malley, Kathleen *
Assistant Professor (Sr Res)
541-961-3311
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Investigate how genetic and ecological factors interact to shape life history variation within and among populations of marine and freshwater fishes.

Peterson, James
Associate Professor of Fisheries, Asst. Leader – Fish, USGS Oregon Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
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.

Sampson, David *
Professor
541-867-0386
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Bioeconomics, Population Dynamics, Stock Assessment Methods

Schreck, Carl *
Professor of Fisheries; Unit Leader - Fish, USGS Oregon Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
541-737-1961
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Environmental physiology and reproductive physiology of fish. Particularly, determination of effects of stress on fish performance in the wild and in the hatchery. Areas of interest include fish health, migration and development.

Sellinger, Cynthia
Courtesy Assistant Professor
(541) 740-5519
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I am researching the effect that climate change has on Pacific salmon.  Specifically, I statistically analyze how major climatic events (El Nino and La Nina) affect the respectively nutrient-rich and nutrient- poor oceanographic episodes (upwelling and downwelling).

Sidlauskas, Brian *
Associate Professor and Curator of Fishes
541-737-6789
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Ichthyology, Systematics, Evolution, Biodiversity and Conservation of Fishes

Stewart, Heather
Faculty Research Assistant - Fish Physiologist
541-737-1889
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Nash Hall

Nash Hall 104

2820 SW Campus Way

2820 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

My current research involves improving hatchery-origin fish to be more phenotypically similar to wild fish for tagging studies and reintroduction efforts.

Thompson, Grant
Courtesy Associate Professor of Fisheries
541-737-9318
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Marine fish stock assessment and fishery harvest theory, statistical methodology, risk analysis and precautionary approaches, prevention of overfishing.

Warren, Dana *
Assistant Professor (Sr Res)
(541) 737-5319
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I have broad research interests within the fields of aquatic ecology and fish ecology.  My current projects focus on (1) aquatic terrestrial linkages and the influence of riparian forest stand structure on stream ecosystem function; (2) Native trout distributions eastern Oregon and Northern Nevad

Whitlock, Steven
Lamprey Researcher
541-737-1964
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Nash Hall

Nash Hall 104

2820 SW Campus Way

2820 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

I study Pacific lamprey freshwater ecology

Wooster, David *
Associate Professor of Fisheries
541-567-6337
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My research interests would be stream ecology, aquatic invertebrate biology, restoration effectiveness monitoring, stream food webs, stream and riparian linkages.