Faculty, Staff, and Students

DSC_0322Leadership

benceJames 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

JONES_photoMichael 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

BRENDEN_photoTravis 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

ROBINSON_photoKelly 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

 BELINSKEY_photoCharles Belinsky
Academic Specialist

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

REASONER_photo

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

MAGUFFEE_photoAlex 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

EBENER_Photo2Mark Ebener
Research Technician
Office Location: Off campus and  101C UPLA Building
Phone: 517-242-8314 or 517-432-5099
E-mail: tflwc@yahoo.com
Area of Expertise/Interest: Great Lakes fish ecology and management; population dynamics


Post-Doctoral Research Associates and Visiting Scientists

 

CLARK_photoRick 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

IVAN_photoLori 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

Matthias_picBryan Matthias
Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Office Location: 101C UPLA Building
Phone: 517-355-0126
E-mail: matthia6@msu.edu
Area of Expertise/Interest: Stock assessment, population dynamics, fish growth, life-history theory, Bayesian statistics

prichard_picCarson Prichard
Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Office Location: 101-B UPLA Building
Phone: 517-355-0126
E-mail: pricha14@msu.edu
Area of Expertise/Interest: Quantitative fish population dynamics; stock assessment and ecology

SONG_PhotoChao Song
Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Office Location: 22 Natural Resources Building 
Phone: 517-353-0731
E-mail: chaosong@msu.edu
Area of Expertise/Interest: meta-analysis in ecology; carbon cycling in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems; Scale and ecosystem processes


Ph.D. Students

Jean Adams head shotJean 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

Flinn_ElectrofishShane Flinn
Ph.D. Student
Office Location: 100 UPLA Building
Phone: 517-355-0126
E-mail: flinnsha@msu.edu
Area of Expertise/Interest: Age and growth, fisheries biology, modeling, adaptive management, stream ecology

LILJESTRAND_PhotoEmily Liljestrand
Ph.D. Student

Office Location: 100 UPLA Building 
Phone: 517-353-0126
E-mail: liljest3@msu.edu
Area of Expertise/Interest: Stock assessment, population dynamics, modeling, simulation

PETERSON_photo 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


M.S. Students

Buckley_pic Connor Buckley
M.S. Student
Office: 22 Natural Resources Building
Phone: 603-767-6476
E-mail: buckl123@msu.edu
Area of Expertise/Interest: Population ecology, fisheries management, ecological modeling, conservation biology

HARRIS_photo Cleyo Harris
M.S. Student
Office: Off Campus
Phone: 248-666-7444
E-mail: HarrisC9@michigan.gov
Area of Expertise/Interest: Fisheries management, field sampling, hook and line fishing for panfish

VOLKEL_PhotoShea 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, fisheries management

 

Undergraduate Students

Adams_picBriana Adams
Undergraduate Technician
Project: Curriculum Development

 

 

Woodard_picGrant Woodard
Undergraduate Technician
Project: Lake Superior lake whitefish diet analysis

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