Unit Personnel

Unit Staff

U.S. Geological Survey – Cooperative Research Units

University of Minnesota – Department of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

  • Hattie Saloka, Program/Project Specialist
  • Kristen Blann, Post Doctoral Researcher
  • Jason Bruggeman, Post Doctoral Researcher
  • Susan Schroeder, Research Fellow
  • Henry Streby, Post Doctoral Researcher
  • Molly Tuma, Undergraduate Technician

Unit Students

David E. Andersen

Current M.S. Students

  • Gunnar Kramer – M.S., Natural Resources Science and Management (Wildlife Ecology and Management track – co-advised with Henry Streby)
  • David Wolfson – M.S., Natural Resources Science and Management (Wildlife Ecology and Management track – co-advised with John Fieberg)
  • Nina Hill – M.S., Natural Resources Science and Management (Wildlife Ecology and Management track)
  • Kaly Adkins – M.S., Natural Resources Science and Management (Wildlife Ecology and Management track)

Former M.S. Students

  • Sean Peterson, M.S. (Andersen, graduated 2014)                                                                                                    
  • Kyle Daly, M.S. (Andersen, graduated 2014)
  • David Fronczak, M.S. (Andersen, graduated 2014)
  • Charles D. Meyer, M.S. (Andersen)
  • J. Gib Ostheimer, M.S. (Andersen and Garshelis)
  • Stefanie Bergh, M.S. (Andersen, graduated 2011)
  • Matthew Nelson, M.S. (Andersen, graduated 2010)
  • Matthew Reiter, M.S. (Andersen, graduated 2006)
  • Carlene Henneman, M.S. (Andersen, graduated 2006)
  • Kevin Doherty, M.S. (Andersen, graduated 2004)
  • Robert Nack, M.S. (Andersen, graduated 2003)
  • Leakhena Au, M.S. (Andersen, graduated 2003)
  • John Sammler, M.S. (Andersen, graduated 2001)
  • Aimee Roberson, M.S. (Andersen, graduated 2001)
  • B. Ann Belleman, M.S. (Andersen, graduated 1998)
  • Ethan F. Perry, M.S. (Andersen, graduated 1998)
  • Dorothy G. Bowers, M.S. (Andersen, graduated 1998)
  • William H. Lane, M.S. (Andersen, graduated 1997)
  • James C. Manolis, M.S. (Andersen and Cuthbert; graduated 1996)
  • D. Keith Warnke, M.S. (Andersen; graduated 1996)
  • Mary Anne McLeod, M.S. (Andersen; graduated 1996)
  • William F. McCarthy, M.S. (Henry and Andersen; graduated 1995)
  • Nicholas A. Stathis, M.S. (Andersen; graduated 1994)

Former Ph.D. Students

  • Matthew Reiter, Ph.D. (Andersen, graduated 2009)
  • James C. Manolis, Ph.D. (Andersen and Cuthbert, graduated 1999)
  • David L. Plumpton, Ph.D. (Andersen; graduated 1996)

 

David Fulton

Current M.S. Students

  • Kelise LaSharr – M.S., Natural Resources and Management
  • Eric Walberg – M.S., Natural Resources and Management (co-advised with Lou Cornicelli)

Former M.S. Students

  • Megan Cross – M.S. (Fulton, graduated 2015)
  • Alexander Heeren, M.S. (Fulton, graduated 2012)
  • Grant Spickelmier, M.S. (Fulton, graduated 2005)
  • Michelle Payton, M.S. (Fulton, graduated 2003)
  • Joanna Rosendahl, M.S. (Fulton and Anderson, graduated 2003)
  • John Epton, M.S. (Fulton, graduated 2003)
  • Elizabeth Price, M.S. (Fulton and Cuthbert, graduated 2002)
  • Leigh Currie, M.S. (Fulton, graduated 2001)
  • Erin Dougherty, M.S. (Fulton, graduated 2001)

Current Ph.D. Students

  • Jenny Foggia – Ph.D., Natural Resources Science and Management
  • Jason Spaeth – Ph.D., Natural Resources Science and Management
  • Leslie McInenly – Ph.D., Natural Resources Science and Management

Former Ph.D. Students

  • Edgar Rudberg, Ph.D. (Fulton, graduated 2012)
  • Lou Cornicelli, Ph.D. (Fulton, graduated 2009)
  • Susan Schroeder, Ph.D. (Fulton, graduated 2009)
  • Jeremy Bruskotter, Ph.D. (Fulton, graduated 2007)

Bruce Vondracek

Current M.S. Students

  • Joel Chirhart – M.S., Water Resources Science

Former M.S. Students

  • April Lueck – M.S. (Vondracek, graduated 2014)
  • Jane Mazack, M.S. (Vondracek, graduated 2013)
  • Jennifer Keville – M.S. (Vondracek, graduated 2013)
  • Jessie Lepore – M.S. (Vondracek, graduated 2013)
  • Matthew Kocian, M.S. (Vondracek, graduated 2012)
  • Bethany Blick, M.S. (Vondracek, graduated 2012)
  • Kara Raymond, M.S. (Vondracek, graduated 2009)
  • Kathryn Ruddick, M.S. (Vondracek, graduated 2009)
  • Rebecca (Bronk) Jacobson, M.S. (Vondracek, graduated 2009)
  • John Loomis, M.S. (Vondracek, graduated 2008)
  • Nicholas Schlesser, M.S. (Vondracek, graduated 2007)
  • Christine Dolph, M.S. (Vondracek, graduated 2007)
  • Adam Petersen, M.S. (Vondracek, graduated 2005)
  • Fiona Nagle, M.S. (Vondracek, graduated 2005)
  • Matt Laudon, M.S. (Vondracek, graduated 2004)
  • Maija Meneks, M.S. (Vondracek, graduated 2000)
  • Julia A. Frost, M.S. (Vondracek, graduated 2000)
  • Kristen L. Blann, M.S. (Vondracek, graduated 2000)
  • Brian A. Nerbonne, M.S. (Vondracek, graduated 1999)
  • Carson B. Cox, M.S. (Vondracek, graduated 1998)
  • Laurie A. Sovell, M.S. (Vondracek, graduated 1997)
  • David J. Anderson, M.S. (Vondracek, graduated 1997)
  • Ann L. Runstrom, M.S. (Vondracek; graduated 1996)
  • Steven A. Pothoven, M.S. (Vondracek; graduated 1996)
  • Paul H. Mavrakis, M.S. (Vondracek; graduated 1995)
  • Bradley D. Giese, M.S. (Vondracek; graduated 1994)

The Ohio State University

  • James Francis M.S. (Vondracek; graduated 1992)

Former Ph.D. Students

  • Jennifer Cochran-Biederman – Ph.D. (Vondracek, Conservation Biology (Fisheries and Aquatic Biology track)
  • Jane Mazack, Ph.D. Ph.D. (Vondracek, Waer resources Science)
  • William French – PhD. (Vondracek, graduated 2014)
  • Marcus Beck – Ph.D. (Vondracek, graduated 2013)
  • Christine Dolph – Ph.D. (Vondracek, graduated 2007)
  • David Huff – Ph.D. (Vondracek, graduated 2010)
  • Dickson Atuke – Ph.D. (Vondracek, graduated 2007)
  • Fiona Nagle – (Vondracek, graduated 2007)
  • Julie Zimmerman – Ph.D. (Vondracek, graduated 2005)
  • Kristen Blann – Ph.D. (Vondracek, graduated 2004)
  • Julia Frost Nebonne – Ph.D. (Vondracek, graduated 2003)
  • Carl Ruetz – Ph.D. (Vondracek, graduated 2001)
  • Gerold Grant Ph.D. (Vondracek, graduated 1999)

Mary Henry (Former Coop Leader)

Students

  • Gregory S. Peterson, M.S. (Henry and Adelman; graduated 1996)
  • Carl Herbrandson, Ph.D. (Henry and Swackhamer; graduated 1996)