Faculty & Students

QFC Team PhotoLeadership

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James Bence
Co-Director, Professor
Office Location: 11A Natural Resources Building
Phone: 517-432-3812
E-mail: bence@msu.edu
Area of Expertise/Interest: Quantitative fish population dynamics; stock assessment
and ecology

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Michael Jones
Co-Director, Peter A Larkin Professor of Quantitative Fisheries
Office Location: 13D Natural Resources Building
Phone: 517-353-0647
E-mail: jonesm30@msu.edu
Area of Expertise/Interest: Fish population dynamics and modeling; adaptive management; sea lamprey management (More Information: http://www.fw.msu.edu/~jonesm30/)

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Travis Brenden
Associate Director, Associate Professor
Office Location: 101A UPLA Building
Phone: 517-355-0003
E-mail: brenden@msu.edu
Area of Expertise/Interest: Ecology and population dynamics of managed fish
populations; biometry

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Kelly Robinson
Assistant Professor
Office Location: 2B Natural Resources Building
Phone: 517-884-8872
E-mail: kfrobins@msu.edu
Area of Expertise/Interest: Decision analysis; fish ecology and management;
sea lamprey management


Academic and Support Staff

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Norine Dobiesz
Research Scientist/Scientific Programming
Office Location: 101B UPLA Building
Phone: 517-355-0138 or 517-355-0126
E-mail: dobieszn@msu.edu
Area of Expertise/Interest: Fisheries management, ecosystem health,
world’s great lakes

 

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Charles Belinsky
Academic Specialist

Office Location: 100C UPLA Building
Phone: 517-432-5087 or 517-355-0126
E-mail: belinsky@msu.edu
Area of Expertise/Interest:web programming, online and hybrid curriculum
development, education


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Sharon Reasoner
Administrative Assistant
Office Location: 7 Natural Resources Building
Phone: 517-353-0647
E-mail: reasoner@anr.msu.edu
Area of Expertise/Interest: Human resources and bookkeeping

 

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Alex Maguffee
Research Technician
Office Location: 100 UPLA Building
Phone: 517-355-0126
E-mail: maguffee@msu.edu
Area of Expertise/Interest: Fisheries management, population dynamics, modeling
and analysis


Post-Docs and Visiting Scientists

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Rick Clark
Visiting Scientist
Office Location: 101C UPLA Building
Phone: 517-432-5099 or 517-355-0126
E-mail: clarkri@msu.edu
Area of Expertise/Interest: Population dynamics, stock assessment, modeling, ecology, and management of fishes

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Jason Doll
Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Office Location: 100 UPLA Building
Phone: 517-355-0126
E-mail: dolljas1@msu.edu
Area of Expertise/Interest: Population dynamics, Bayesian inference, stock assessment and fisheries management

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Mark DuFour 
Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Office Location: 101C UPLA Building
Phone: 517-432-5099   or 517-355-0126
E-mail: dufourma@msu.edu
Area of Expertise/Interest: Great Lakes fish ecology and management, fisheries hydroacoustics, population dynamics, Bayesian modeling

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Lori Ivan
Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Office Location: 101 UPLA Building
Phone: 517-355-0126
E-mail: lnivan@msu.edu
Area of Expertise/Interest: Great Lakes fish recruitment, population dynamics, anthropogenic stressors, ecological modeling

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Jing Jiao
Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Office Location: 100-A UPLA Building
Phone: 517-355-0126
E-mail: jiaojin1@MSU.EDU
Area of Expertise/Interest: population dynamics, species interaction, marine conservation, ecological modeling

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Hsien-Yung Lin
Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Office Location: Natural Resources Room 22
Phone: 517-353-0731
E-mail: linyungh@msu.edu
Area of Expertise/Interest: conservation biology, fish biology, migratory species management

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Sam Truesdell
Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Office Location: 101C UPLA Building
Phone: 517-432-5099 or 517-355-0126
E-mail: truesd16@msu.edu
Area of Expertise/Interest: Fish population dynamics, fleet dynamics, stock assessment and fisheries management


Ph.D. Students


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Jean Adams
Ph.D. Student
Office Location: Off campus and 100 UPLA on campus
Phone: 715-216-8014 (cell) or 517-355-0126 (campus)
E-mail: adamsj82@msu.edu
Area of Expertise/Interest: Leadership, Great Lakes ecology, applied statistics, visualizations, and sea lamprey management

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Yang Li
Ph.D. Student
Office Location: Off Campus or 101 UPLA Building
Phone: 517-355-0126
E-mail: liyang11@msu.edu
Area of Expertise/Interest: fisheries stock assessment, management strategy evaluation, spatial population dynamics and management

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Emily Liljestrand
Ph.D. Student

Office Location: Natural Resources Room 22
Phone: 517-353-0731
E-mail: liljest3@msu.edu
Area of Expertise/Interest: Stock assessment, population dynamics, modeling, simulation

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Sarah Mayhew
Ph.D. Student
Office Location: Off Campus
E-mail: mayhews@michigan.gov
Area of Expertise/Interest: Wildlife population monitoring, especially at large scales

 

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Lisa Peterson
Ph.D. Student
Office Location: 100 UPLA Building
Phone: 517-355-0126
E-mail: peter710@msu.edu
Area of Expertise/Interest: Population dynamics, modeling, and natural resource management

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Matthew Vincent
Ph.D. Student
Office Location: 100 UPLA Building
Phone: 517-355-0126
E-mail: vince151@msu.edu
Area of Expertise/Interest: Population dynamics, stock assessment, quantitative methods and Bayesian statistics


M.S. Students

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Nick Fisch
M.S. Student
Office Location: 100 UPLA Building
Phone: 517-355-0126
E-mail: fischnic@msu.edu
Area of Expertise/Interest: Assessment of harvest regulations, population dynamics, stock assessment

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Cleyo Harris
M.S. Student/Fisheries Biologist
Office: Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Fisheries Division - Waterford, MI
Phone: 248-666-7444
E-mail: HarrisC9@michigan.gov
Area of Expertise/Interest: Fisheries management, field sampling, hook and line fishing for panfish

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Shea Volkel 
M.S. Student

Office Location: Natural Resources Building Room 22 
Phone: 517-353-0731
E-mail: volkelsh@msu.edu
Area of Expertise/Interest:  Fisheries ecology, invasive species, and fisheries management

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