Nancy A. Auer, Ph.D. - Michigan Technological University 2013
Education
B.A. Biology, University of Minnesota – Duluth
M.S. Resource Ecology, University of Michigan
Ph.D. Biological Sciences, Michigan Technological University
1973
1977
1995
Professional Positions
Michigan Technological University – Department of Biological Sciences
Professor, 2013
Associate Professor, 2005 – 2013
Associate Professor (Research), 2002-2005
Adjunct Assistant Professor, 1995-2002
Assistant Professor, Part-time, Non Tenure-track, 1984-1989
University of Michigan – Great Lakes Research Division
Research Scholar, 1982-1983
Research Associate I, Fishery Laboratory, 1980-1981
Research Assistant I & II, Fishery Laboratory, 1978-1980
Research Assistant I, Zooplankton Laboratory, 1975-1978
Awards and Honors
Invited speaker – Cornell Biological Station, August 2, 2013. A 25 year journey toward lake
sturgeon restoration in the Great Lakes.
1st Place World Water Day Poster/Coursework div. CWS Biol. Oceanography BL 4465 3/22/2012
1st Place World Water Day Poster/Coursework div. CWS Biodiversity BL 4100 3/22/2010
President’s Council on Alumnae, Michigan Technological University, Inducted in 2010
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
Recognized for contribution to developing the Michigan Environmental Education
curriculum, 2004-2005. Helped develop curriculum and also worked with graduate students
on three of the TechAlive web units produced for this effort. SEE:
http://techalive.mtu.edu/meec.htm Two of these units were within the Aquatic Ecosystems
category, The Great Lakes; Rivers and Streams, and one was in the Terrestrial Ecosystems
category, Coastal Dunes. These can be viewed at http://techalive.mtu.edu/meec_index.htm
Partnership Award for Protection of the Fisheries Resource,
Michigan Department of Natural Resources, 1994.
Outstanding Female Doctoral Student, J. Frances Allen Scholarship,
American Fisheries Society, 1991.
Best Paper Award, Lake Superior Biological Conference, 1989.
Outstanding Biology Student Award, University of Minnesota - Duluth, 1973.
Outstanding Service Award, Leader, Earth Day 1970, University of Minnesota - Duluth, 1971.
Refereed Publications
In Prep
Auer, M.T., N. R. Urban, N.A. Auer, and M. Corcoran. (in prep) Biomass and Distribution of
the Amphipod Diporeia in Lake Superior: Contribution to the Carbon Pool
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Auer, N.A., A. L. Maclean and B. E. Cookman. (in prep). Mapping Change in Critical Lake
Sturgeon Habitat In The Lake Superior Basin Via Aerial Photographs. Conservation
Biology.
Auer, M.T., E.M. Verhamme, N. A. Auer and N. R. Urban. Diporeia Ecology in Lake
Superior: Insights from a Carbon Budget (in prep).
Wilson, T. J., Auer, N. A., and E.A. Baker. (in prep). Age determination of YOY lake sturgeon
using otoliths, (Revising to Resubmit).
Snyder, D. E., Auer, N. A., Kay, L. K., Kernehan, C. D., Kernehan, R. J., Lippson, A. J., Reyes,
R. C., M. J. Scripter, Seal, S. C., Sturm, E. A., Wilcox, C. T., An Initial Assessment of
Descriptive Information Available for Embryos, Larvae, and Early Juveniles of Fishes in
Fresh Waters of the United States and Canada, (not peer-reviewed/refereed) (Revising to
Resubmit).
Published
Dempsey D. and N. Auer. (editors and authors) 6/2013. The Great Lake Sturgeon. Michigan
State University Press. Chapters: Auer, N. Form and Function Chapter,
Auer, N. Preface and Conclusion Chapter, Importance of Connectivity and Corridors for
Migration and Future Management and Stewardship of Lake Sturgeon, and
Baker, E.A. and N. Auer, Sturgeon Habitat, Foods, and Feeding.
Auer, M.T., N.A. Auer, N.R. Urban and M.T.A.Auer (2/6/2013) Distribution of the Amphipod
Diporeia in Lake Superior:The Ring of Fire. International Journal of Great Lakes
Research, vol. 39 (1):33-46.
Auer, M.T., Auer, N.A., Barkdoll, B.B., Bornhorst, T.J., Brooks, C., Dempsey, D., Doskey,
P.V., Green, S.A., Hyslop, M.D., Kerfoot, W.K., Mayer, A.S., Perlinger, J.A., Shuchman,
R., Urban, N.R. and Watkins, Jr., D.W. NOV 2013. The Great Lakes: Foundations of
Physics, Hydrology, Water Chemistry, and Biodiversity. In, J. Schnoor (ed.), Water
Quality and Sustainability, Elsevier Publishers, London.
Auer, M.T., Auer, N.A., Barkdoll, B.B., Bornhorst, T.J., Brooks, C., Dempsey, D., Doskey,
P.V., Green, S.A., Hyslop, M.D., Kerfoot, W.K., Mayer, A.S., Perlinger, J.A., Shuchman,
R., Urban, N.R. and Watkins, Jr., D.W. NOV 2013. The Great Lakes: Nutrients,
Sediments, Persistent Pollutants, and Policy Perspectives for a Sustainable Future.
In, J. Schnoor (ed.), Water Quality and Sustainability, Elsevier Publishers, London.
Mann, K.A., J. M. Holtgren, N. A. Auer and S.Ogren. (2011) Comparing size, movement and
habitat selection of wild and streamside-reared lake sturgeon. North American Journal
Fisheries Management. 31(2):305-314, First published on: 25 April 2011 (iFirst).
Homola, J.J., K. T. Scribner, E. A. Baker, and N. A. Auer. 2010. Genetic assessment of straying rates of
wild and hatchery reared lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) in Lake Superior tributaries.
Journal of Great Lakes Research. 36 (2010):798–802.
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Auer, M.T., Bub, L.A., Auer, N.A. and N.R. Urban. 2010. Primary production, carbon flux and
the distribution of benthic organisms in Lake Superior. Verh. Internat. Verein. Limnol.
30(10): 1499-1505.
Auer, N.A. 2009. Importance of woody material in Great Lake aquatic food webs. Verh. Internat.
Verein. Limnol. 30(8):1298-1300.
Auer, N.A., B.A. Cannon and M.T. Auer. 2009. Life history, distribution and production of
Diporeia near the Keweenaw Peninsula, Lake Superior. Journal of Great Lakes Research
35 (2009):570-590.
Auer, N.A. 2009. Investigating biological productivity in Vitus Lake, Bering Glacier, Alaska. In:
Shuchman, R.A., and Josberger, E.G., eds., Bering Glacier: Interdisciplinary studies of
earth’s largest temperate surging glacier: Geological Society of America Special Paper
462. Doi:10.1130/2009.2462(21).
Auer, N.A. Requested Book Critique. 2009. Anadromous sturgeons – What’s in a name?
Environmental Biology of Fishes. 84:153-155.
Oyadomari, J.K. and N. A. Auer. 2008. Transport and growth of larval cisco (Coregonus artedi)
in the Keweenaw Current region of Lake Superior. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and
Aquatic Sciences 65: 1447-1458.
Chiotti, J.A., Holtgren, J.M., Auer, N.A. and S.A. Ogren. 2008. Lake sturgeon spawning habitat
in the Big Manistee River, Michigan. North American Journal of Fisheries Management.
28:1009-1019.
Oyadomari, J.K. and N. A. Auer. 2007. Influence of rearing temperature and feeding regime on
otolith increment deposition in larval Cisco. Transactions of the American Fisheries
Society. 136 (3):766-777.
Auer, N.A. and E.A. Baker. 2007. Assessment of lake sturgeon spawning stocks using fixedlocation, split-beam sonar technology. Journal of Applied Ichthyology. 23:113-121.
Oyadomari, J.K. and N.A. Auer. 2004. Inshore-offshore distribution of larval fishes in Lake
Superior off the western coast of the Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan. Journal of Great
Lakes Research. Vol. 30. Supplement 1, 369-384.
Auer, N.A. and J.E. Kahn. 2004. Abundance and distribution of benthic invertebrates, with
emphasis on Diporeia, along the Keweenaw Peninsula, Lake Superior. Journal of Great
Lakes Research. Vol. 30. Supplement 1, 340-359.
Holtgren, J.M. and N.A. Auer. 2004. Movement and habitat of juvenile lake sturgeon in the
Sturgeon River/Portage Lake Michigan. Journal of Freshwater Ecology. 19(3): 419-432
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Auer, N. A. and E.A. Baker. 2002. Duration and drift of larval lake sturgeon in the Sturgeon
River, Michigan. Journal of Applied Ichthyology. 18(2002):557-564.
Auer, N. A. 1999. Population characteristics and movements of lake sturgeon in the Sturgeon
River and Lake Superior. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 25(2): 282-293.
Auer, N. A. 1996. Response of spawning lake sturgeon to change in hydroelectric facility
operation. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 125:66-77.
Auer, N. A. 1996. Importance of habitat and migration to sturgeon with emphasis on lake
sturgeon. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 53 (Suppl. 1): 152-160.
Siegfried, C., N. A. Auer and S. W. Effler. 1996. Changes in the zooplankton of Onondaga Lake:
Causes and implications. Lake and Reservoir Management. 12(1):59-71.
Auer, M. T. and N. A. Auer. 1990. Chemical suitability of substrate for walleye egg development
in the lower Fox River (Wisconsin). Transactions of the American Fisheries Society.
119(5): 871-876.
Auer, N.A. and M.T. Auer. 1987. Field evaluation of barriers to walleye egg and larva survival
in the Lower Fox River, Wisconsin. American Fisheries Society Symposium. 2:93-101.
Books and Book Chapters
Auer, N.A. and David Dempsey. 2013. The Great Lake Sturgeon. Michigan State University
Press. (see above)
Auer, M.T., Auer, N.A., Barkdoll, B.B., Bornhorst, T.J., Brooks, C., Dempsey, D., Doskey,
P.V., Green, S.A., Hyslop, M.D., Kerfoot, W.K., Mayer, A.S., Perlinger, J.A., Shuchman,
R., Urban, N.R. and Watkins, Jr., D.W. 2013. The Great Lakes: Foundations of
Physics, Hydrology, Water Chemistry, and Biodiversity. In, J. Schnoor (ed.), Water
Quality and Sustainability, Elsevier Publishers, London.
Auer, M.T., Auer, N.A., Barkdoll, B.B., Bornhorst, T.J., Brooks, C., Dempsey, D., Doskey,
P.V., Green, S.A., Hyslop, M.D., Kerfoot, W.K., Mayer, A.S., Perlinger, J.A., Shuchman,
R., Urban, N.R. and Watkins, Jr., D.W. 2013. The Great Lakes: Nutrients, Sediments,
Persistent Pollutants, and Policy Perspectives for a Sustainable Future. In, J.
Schnoor (ed.), Water Quality and Sustainability, Elsevier Publishers, London.
Auer, N. A. 2004. Conservation. Chapter 12 pp. 252-276, In: LeBreton, G. T.O., F. W. H.
Beamish and R. Scott McKinley (eds). Sturgeons and Paddlefish of North America.
Kluwer Academic Publishers. 323 pgs.
Auer, N. A. 1999. Lake sturgeon: A unique and imperiled species in the Great Lakes.
Chapter 17 pp.515-536, In: William Taylor and C.P. Ferreri (eds): Great Lakes Fishery
Policy and Management: A binational perspective. Michigan State University Press, 551
p.
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Siegfried, C.A., Auer, N.A., and S.W. Effler. 1996. Chapter 6, Biology, Section 6.2,
Zooplankton. pp. 421-436, In: S.W. Effler (ed.), Limnological and Engineering
Analysis of a Polluted Urban Lake: Prelude to Environmental Management of Onondaga
Lake, New York. Springer-Verlag Publishers, New York, New York, 832 pp.
Auer, N. A. (editor and author). 1982. Identification of larval fishes of the Great Lakes basin
with emphasis on the Lake Michigan drainage. Great Lakes Fishery Commission, Ann
Arbor, Michigan, Special Publication 82-3. 744 p. Author of the following chapters:
Family Anguillidae. p.63, Family Salmonidae. pp.80-145, Family Umbridae. pp.
152-154, Family Aphredoderidae. pp. 458-463, Family Percopsidae. pp. 464-469,
Family Percidae. pp. 581-648.
Public Education Publications
Auer, N.A. 2002. (ed). A Lake Sturgeon Rehabilitation Plan for Lake Superior. Great Lakes
Fishery Commission. 25 pp.
Auer, N. A. 2000. One Fish, No Water. Editorial. Fisheries. 25(11):42-43.
Auer, N. A. 1990. Nature: Lake Superior's Monster Fish. Lake Superior Magazine. 12(3):74-79.
Auer, N. A. 1993. A study of lake sturgeon. Michigan Natural Resources Magazine. 63(2):40-43
Presentations at Professional Meetings
World Sturgeon Conference, Nanaimo, B.C. July 21-25, 2013. Chaired session, gave paper and
presented poster. Mapping Change in Critical Lake Sturgeon Habitat In The Lake
Superior Basin Via Aerial Photographs.
142nd AFS Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. August 19-23, 2012. Symposium and paper
presentations:
Auer, N.A. – “Valuing the female voice in fisheries management.”
Holtgren, J.M. and N.A. Auer. “Native American and State Agency Fishery Mgmt.”
141st AFS Annual meeting, Seattle, WA, September 4-8, 2011. Paper presented: J.M. Holtgren
and N.A. Auer. “Collaborative Fisheries Management Opportunities between Tribal and
State Agencies.”
World Sturgeon Conference, North American Chapter - Chico Hot Springs, MT, August 31 September 2, 2010. N.A. Auer, E.A. Baker, "Population dynamics of lake sturgeon from over
20 years of mark and recapture in the Sturgeon River, Michigan."
Great Lakes Lake Sturgeon Coordination Meeting. Port Huron, MI. December 2008.
“Management lessons from ocean fisheries - can they benefit lake sturgeon and other
Great Lakes species?”
International Association of Theoretical and Applied Limnology, Montreal Canada, August
2007. “Importance of woody material in Great Lake aquatic food webs.”
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Great Lakes Lake Sturgeon Workshop, Great Lakes Fishery Trust, Sault Saint Marie, MI,
November 2006. “Use of Hydroacoustics for rapid assessment of lake sturgeon stocks”.
American Fisheries Society, Lake Placid New York, September 2006. “Rapid assessment of lake
sturgeon spawning stocks using fixed-location, split-beam sonar technology”,
International Association for Great Lakes Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan, May 23-27, 2005,
“An Analysis of the Distribution of Diporeia in Lake Superior using Ecological and
Biological Indices” (Due to illness presented by M. Auer).
Upper Great Lakes Lake Sturgeon Symposium, Sault Saint Marie, MI, December 2004.cocoordinator, convener, Great Lakes Fishery Trust,
Superior State-of-the-Lake Conference, Houghton, MI. May 2002. “Lake sturgeon in Lake
Superior – status and rehabilitation” Nancy Auer and H. Quinlan, joint presenters.
4th International Sturgeon Symposium, Oshkosh, WI. July 2001. “Duration and drift of larval
lake sturgeon in the Sturgeon River, Michigan.” Also session chair for two sessions.
Annual meeting of the International Association for Great Lakes Research. Green Bay, WI, June
2001 – two graduate students present:
1 – “Heterotrophic bacterial activity and the distribution of Diporeia in Lake Superior “– J. Kahn
2 – “Abundance and dispersal of larval fishes from a Lake Superior tributary”, G. Mensch
Workshop Identifying Research and Assessment Needs to Rehabilitate Lake Sturgeon in the
Great Lakes, June 27-28, 2000. Invited keynote speaker – “History and Status of Lake
Sturgeon in the Great Lakes.” Great Lakes Fishery Trust, Muskegon, MI.
130th Annual meeting of the American Fisheries Society, St. Louis , MO. 2000, “Movement, diel
activity and habitat utilization of juvenile lake sturgeon in Portage Lake, Michigan. MS
student – J.M. Holtgren presenter.
American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, Santa Fe, New Mexico, February 1999,
“Distribution and abundance of fish larvae and benthos in the Keweenaw Current, Lake
Superior.
(> 25 presentations at professional meetings 1978 to 2000).
Successful Research Grants & Contracts 1986-2012 ($ = N. Auer portion unless noted)
Agency
Years
Amount
Title
USFWS
2012-2014
$70,000 Abiotic and Biotic Constraints for lake
sturgeon larvae.
C2E2 MTU grant
2011-2012
$4,669 Aquaponics for research & education MTU
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Mitigat. & Enhance. Fund
USEPA – GLRI
2012-2014
$86,376 Adult sturgeon spawning movements
Menominee River
2010-2013
$306,000 Predicting Ecosystem Change L. Sup.
LRBOI – USFWS
2011-2013
$183,884 Evaluation for suitability for native
species restoration in the 1836 treaty area (MI) with prescriptions
for Arctic Grayling.
USGS
2010-2012
$60,610 Evaluation of larval lake sturgeon
production on fighting island reef in the Detroit River, MI
NSF – IGERT
2010-2014
$2,499,351 (all) Auer =$37,000
GK12: Global/Watershed: Integrating Rural and Global
Perspectives with Research and Technology.”
Great Lakes Fishery Trust
2009-2013
$55,320
National Geographic Soc.
& MTU Research
2008-2013
$26,000 Use of Crittercam on Lake Sturgeon
MTU Fac. Scholar. Grant
2008-2009
$2,350 Development of Research Opportunity in
Biological Systems at Bering Glacier, AK.
Nat. Ocean. Atmos. Assoc
& Mich. Dept. Nat. Res.
2007-2008
2006-2007
Little River Band Ottawa Indians
& G.L. Fishery Trust
2005-2007
Collaborative Fish Mgmt
$33,846 Ontonagon River streamside rearing
$30,394 two year project
$83,893
Manistee River juv. lake sturgeon
Kinetrics, Inc.
2006-2007
$18,165 Identification of eggs and larval fish from
Presque Isle Harbor Power Plant Study
G. L. Fishery Trust
2001-2005
$268,338 Rapid assessment hydroacoustics
G. L. Fishery Trust
& US Fish & Wildlife Serv.
2001-2005
$120,783 Lake Michigan lake sturgeon, Green Bay.
G. L. Fishery Trust
&Little River Band Ottawa Indians 2002-2004
$ 56,700 Manistee River lake sturgeon
Michigan G.L. Protection Fund
2002-2003
$ 98,000 (with 2 other MTU PIs)
Energy pathways supporting the Diporeia comm. in Lake Superior
N S F - KITES N. Auer portion
1998-2002
$353,086 Larval fish & Benthos
$5.4 million (with 5 other MTU PIs and several outside PIs)
Impact of the Keweenaw current on cross-margin transport in Lake Superior.
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Nat. Ocean. Atmos. Assoc.
&
Mich. Dept. Nat. Res.
1997-1998
1998-1999
2001-2003
$ 24,500 Habitat select. juv. lake sturgeon
$ 25,848 Habitat selection of juveniles
$ 60,900 Juveniles in Ontonagon river
Mich. Dept. Nat. Res.
Natural Heritage Grant
1988
1990-1991
1992
1997
2000
2001
$
$
$
$
$
$
4,000 Survey of lake sturgeon population
4,000 Telemetry tracking lake sturgeon
2,000 Lake sturgeon studies
750 Lake sturgeon brochure
5,615 Wood turtle pop. assessment
3,250 Wood turtle movements
L. Superior Basin Trust (+1 MTU PI)1998-2000
$ 80,000 Inventory of critical habitat
G.L. Fish Commission
$ 7,573 Duration of river residence
1997
Teaching Experience at Michigan Technological University
Course
Year
Title
Enrollment
BL1010
2008-12
General Biology
75, 69, 58, 68, 65, 66
BL1010
2007
General Biology – Team with J. Glime
67
BL1580
2006, 07, 08 Introduction to Biological Sciences
27, 31, 48
BL 4990
2012
Larval Fish Identification
4
BL4100/4460 2006, 08, 10 Biodiversity & Human Infl. FW Ecosystems 8, 5, 8
BL 4465
2012, 13
Biological Oceanography
9, 8
BL4510
2007, 08, 10 Senior Essay: Global Warming
9, 10, 10
BL4440
2009, 11, 13 Fish Biology
23, 24, 22
BL4440
2005, 2007
Fish Biology Team with C. Huckins
9, 8
BL4451
2002
Aquatic Ecology
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UN1001
2011
Biomimicry
21
UN1001
1999-2005
Where Have All The Fishes Gone? 20, 17, 20, 22, 22, 20, 21
UN1001
2006-2009
Honors – Where have all the fishes gone? 18, 17, 20, 17
UN1001
1999-2006
Freshwater: Uses and Abuses 19, 22, 22, 21, 22,16,18,18, 20,14
BL 538
1999
Larval Fish Ecology
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Current Graduate Students Advised
M.S.
Emily Bouckaert
(2010- 2013)
Miles Corcoran
(2011-present)
Jeremy Olach
(2012-present)
Ph.D.
John Martin Holtgren (2008-present)
Cameron Goble
(2011-present)
Previous Graduate Students Advised
Ph.D.
Degree Awarded
Employment
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Jason Oyadomari
M.S.
Danielle Haak
Tim Wilson
Kevin Mann
Leah Dahlstrom
Bridget Cannon
Justin Chiotti
Frank Lepera.
Lori Betcher
Kyra Ziomkowski.
Kristin Thompson
Phil Doepke
Becky Dill (Cookman)
Jason Kahn
Gene Mensch
Marty Holtgren
Biol. Scis. Su 2005 Finlandia University
Degree Awarded
Biol. Sci. Aug. 11
Biol. Sci. Dec. ‘08
Biol. Sci. Fall 08
Biol. Scis. Fall 07
Envir. Eng. Sp 05
Biol. Scis. Sp 05
Biol. Scis. Su 04
Biol. Scis. Sp 04
Biol. Scis. Fall 03
Biol. Scis. Sp 03
Biol. Scis. Sp 01
Forestry Sp 01
Biol. Scis. Sp 02
Biol. Scis. Sp 01
Biol. Scis. Sp 01
Employment
Ph.D. Univer. Nebraska
Bad River, WI Native Tribe
Little River Band Ottawa Indian, Manistee
Madison WI Genetics lab.
GZA Consulting, MI
New York Dept.Envir.Qual.
US Fish & Wildlife Service
US Fish & Wildlife Service
Earth Keepers, Marquette
unknown
Yellowstone National Park
Michigan Dept. Nat. Res.
Nat. Marine Fisheries Service/NOAA
Keweenaw Bay Indian Biologist
Little River Band Ottawa Indian, Manistee
Student Committees Service
Ph.D.
Degree Awarded
Marcel Dijkstra
Civil and Environmental - current
Raske Gawde
Civil and Environmental - current
Lindsey Shartell
Forestry 2012
Andrew Burgess
Biological Sciences 2008
M.S.
Kris Nitz
Ed Verhamme
Darren Kramer
Andy Carlson
Wendy Owens
Peter VanDusen
Molly Ahlgren
Joanne Thurber
Michael Keniry
Donna D’Angelo
Degree Awarded
Biological Sciences 2007
Environmental Engineering 2005
Biological Sciences, 2005
Biological Sciences, 2004
Forestry, 2003
Biological Sciences, 2001
Biological Sciences, 1989
Biological Sciences, 1988
Biological Sciences, 1987
Biological Sciences, 1986
Professional Offices
American Fisheries Society 1978 to present
Early Life History Section
Secretary-treasurer
Treasurer
President-elect
President
Regional Rep.
1981-1982, 1982-1983
1983-1988
1988-1990
1990-1992
1995-1996
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Michigan Chapter
Chair – Resolutions Comm.
President-elect
President
J. Frances Allen Committee
Chair
Display and Advertising Comm.
Co-Chair
Service on four other AFS committees
1991
1992
1993
1995-1996
1995-1997
1995-2001
Professional Memberships
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Fisheries Society
International Association for Great Lakes Research
International Association of Theoretical and Applied Limnology
North American Sturgeon and Paddlefish Society
Sigma Xi
Society for Conservation Biology
World Sturgeon Conservation Society
State and Regional Committee Service
Great Lakes Fishery Trust
Lake Sturgeon Meeting Steering Committee 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012
Michigan DNR Endangered & Threatened Species
Fish Technical Advisory Committee, 2005-present
Great Lakes Fishery Commission,
Lake Michigan Task Force on Lake Sturgeon, 2004-present
Great Lakes Fishery Commission, Lake Superior Technical Committee
Subcommittee on Lake Sturgeon, Chair 1995 to 2001, Member 2001-present.
Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Lake Sturgeon Management Plan Committee 1989-present
Superior Watershed Partnership, Board member 2008- 2010.
Michigan Technological University Committee Service
University Committees
President’s Commission on Women – 2001 to 2006
Graduate Faculty Council (Chair 2007-2008), rep 2006-07
Research Advisory Council 2006-2008
Board member for Center for Water and Society – 2010
Summer Reading Program Volunteer 2005-2012
Graduate Student Training Volunteer 2008
Strategic Faculty Hiring Initiative in WATER – 2010-2011& 2011-2012
Department Committees
Promotion and Tenure (2009-2011, chair in 2011)
Curriculum, 2099 to present
Graduate, Director 2010- current
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Budget, 2011-present
Website, 2010 to present
Manuscript/Proposal Reviewer History 2005 to 2012
2010-2012
Proposals
Great Lakes Fishery Commission 6/2012 1 proposal.
Great Lakes Fishery Trust 5/2009 1 proposal
Wisconsin Sea Grant Program 6/2009 1 proposal
National Science Engineering Research Council of Canada – 8/2011 - 1 proposal
Papers
Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 1/2011, 3/2012, 10/2012, 3 papers.
International Journal of Great Lakes Research, 1/2012, 10/2012 2 papers.
Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 12/2011 1 paper.
Journal of Applied Ichthyology. 7/2010, 7/2010, 4/2011, 3 papers
North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 1/2010, 4/2010, 11/2010, 3 papers.
Environmental Science and Policy. 11/2010 1 paper
Environmental Biology of Fishes. 1/2010, 5/2010 2 papers.
Fisheries Management and Ecology. 3/2010, 1 paper
Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education. 2/2010 1 paper.
Other
Panel Reviewer. MI DNR.11/2011 Asked for the new mgmt document for Lake Sturgeon.
Technical advice to the International Joint Commission (IJC) report on Lake Sturgeon
Abundance and use as Indicator Species. 2011 – D. Dempsey.
National Ocean Sciences Bowl. (March 4, 2011). Evaluated 4 Videos in National HS
competition.
2007-2009
Proposals
Wisconsin Sea Grant College Program 6/4/2007, 6/09 2 proposals.
Great Lake Fishery Trust 6/18/2007, 5/09 2 proposals.
Great Lakes Fishery Commission, Science Programs (Fishery Research Program and Sea
Lamprey Research Program) peer-review process for research proposals, online research
proposal and project reporting system, 10/22/2007.
National Science & Engineering Research Council of Canada – 8/2009 1 proposal
Natural Science & Engineering Research Council of Canada – 11/2007 1 proposal.
Papers
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, 8/09 1 paper
Journal of Applied Ichthyology 2/09 1 paper
Journal of Fish Biology 4/09 1 paper
International Journal of Ecosocial Research 6/09 1 paper
Ecology of Freshwater Fish 8/29/2007 1 paper.
North American J. Fish. Mgmt. 5/6/2008, 5/09, 5/09, 1/12/10 4 papers.
Wetlands 5/5/2008 1 paper.
Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 3/8/2007, 8/29/2007, 1/09 3 papers.
Journal of Great Lakes Research, 6/15/2007, 4/6/2008, 11/09 3 papers.
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Environmental Biology of Fishes, 3/13/2007, 3/3/2008, 7/26/2008, 2/09, 1/13/2010 4 papers.
Other
Genetic Guidelines for the Stocking of Lake Sturgeon in the Great Lakes Basin 1/16/2008
The Pallid Sturgeon Recovery Plan, USFWS Missouri, 4/9/2008
Early Life Stages and Life Histories of Centrarchids in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River
Delta, US Dept. Int. 6/5/2008 book review.
Environmental Biology of Fishes 6/9/2008 - A book review.
2005-2006
Proposals
Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada 2006 2 proposals.
AAAS Canon National Parks Science Scholar Program 8/05 9 proposals.
Papers
Guelph Ichthyology Reviews 2/23/2006 1 paper.
Environmental Science and Policy 1/12/2006 1 paper.
Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 4/19/2006 1 paper.
North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 9/18/2006 2 papers.
Journal of Great Lakes Research, 12/7/2005 1 paper.
Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 9/05, 11/05, 11/05 3 papers.
Environmental Biology of Fishes, 10/10/2005, 6/15/2006, 3/13/2007 3 papers.
Other
Lake Michigan “State of the Lake” – GLFC – 7/28/2005 1 Report
Commented to National Science Board – 2020 Vision for the NSF – 11/05
Recent Service:
Alumni Speaker August 2,2012 - 40 min. presentation on “Below the surface - Researching
Great Lakes Fishes”
Water Festival, October 5, 2012 – Lake Sturgeon Studies, GLRC laboratory
http://www.wupcenter.mtu.edu/education/water_festival/water_festival/index.html
Biological Sciences Open house - October 6, 2012. – How is a lake trout made?
Served 28 days as Next-In Charge for Dr. Mike Gibson, Chair of Biological Sciences 2010-2012
Revised 7/31/2013
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