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Degrees Awarded, Autumn 2013-Summer 2014

Our student research encompasses numerous and diverse disciplines, including biology, ecology, fisheries management, disease, genetics, physiology, and statistics—as well as interdisciplinary subjects—in pursuit of improving our understanding of the interactions between humans, our environment, and the resources upon which we rely.

Bachelor of Science Degrees

  • Joshua Abel
  • Daniel Auerbach
  • Sydni Baumgart
  • Jessica Blanchette
  • David Boehm
  • Sonia Brugger
  • Charles Dueber, Magna Cum Laude
  • Ahmad Durrani
  • Paul Ehlen
  • Stacey Feeken
  • Sarah Friedman
  • Jennifer Gardner, Summa Cum Laude
  • Heather Carleen Gibons
  • Annie Gower
  • Matthew Aron Grodzins
  • Eric Harris
  • Lindsay Marie Hart
  • Charles Heller
  • Jenna Marie Keeton
  • Garrett Max Knoll, Cum Laude
  • Marina A. Krasnovid
  • Jennefer Lopez
  • Veronica McLaughlin
  • Ashley Nichole Peterson
  • Brandon Martin Ringstad
  • Kaitlyn Michelle Robbins
  • Dana Roberson
  • Meghan Rosewood
  • Jennifer Shaffer
  • Rebekah Stiling
  • Adrian McFarland Tuohy
  • Hannah Wear
SAFS graduating class of 2014

SAFS graduating class of 2014. Photo: Rachel Faircloth

Master of Science Degrees

Advising professor in parentheses

  • Aaron Thomas David (Simenstad) The effects of wetland loss and restoration on juvenile salmon foraging and growth potential in Pacific Northwest estuaries
  • Kale Bentley (Schindler) Ecology of stream-dwelling fishes in response to inter-annual variation in the abundance of spawning sockeye
  • Polly Gibson (Olden) The ecological role of beavers in dryland streams and their influence in structuring native and nonnative fish communities
  • Pascale Goertler (Simenstad) Juvenile Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) life history diversity and growth variability in a large fresh-water tidal estuary
  • Iris M. Kemp (Beauchamp) Spatial–temporal patterns in distribution and feeding of juvenile salmon and herring in Puget Sound, WA
  • Douglas Immerman (Roberts) Sablefish (Anoplopoma fimbria) sperm: the physiology of activation and the development of cryopreservation protocol
  • Marissa Jones (Seeb L) Hatcheries, phenology, and families: juvenile steelhead ecology in Forks Creek, Washington
  • Rachel Lange (Horner-Devine) Patterns of bacterial communities in aquatic ecosystems
  • Kalyn MacIntyre (Laidre) Spacio–temporal distribution and behavior of the bearded seal (Erignathus barbatus) in the Bering, Chukchi, and Beaufort Seas relative to changing environmental conditions using passive acoustics
  • Kathleen C. McPeek (VanBlaricom) Food web impacts of geoduck clam aquaculture practices in Puget Sound, Washington
  • Emily S. Runnells (Hunt) Decadal change in seabird foraging activity, forage fish, and plankton in Cattle Pass, San Juan Islands, WA
  • Lisa Triggs (VanBlaricom) Establishing endocrine and behavioral parameters of reproduction in Pacific walrus (Odobenus rosmarus divergens)

Doctoral Degrees

Advising professor in parentheses

  • Brian J. Burke (Anderson J) Yearling Chinook salmon ecology and behavior during early-ocean migration
  • Mackenzie Gavery (Roberts) Regulation of environmental responses in the Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas
  • John Frew (Grue) Development of a new method for the determination of residues of the neonicotinoid insecticide Imidacoprid in juvenile Chinook using ELISA detection
  • Adam Hansen (Beauchamp) Persisting in the pelagic: environmental, behavioral, and morphological controls on predator–prey interactions
  • Sarah Heerhartz (Simenstad) Evaluating the ecological performance of nearshore fish habitat enhancements in an urbanized estuarine bay in Puget Sound, WA
  • Stan Kotwicki (Punt/Horne) Combining bottom trawl and acoustic data to improve survey derived abundance estimates of semipelagic species
  • Peter Lisi (Schindler) Watershed controls on stream thermal regimes: effects on salmon spawn timing and species interactions
  • Andrew Scheld (Anderson C) The economic effects of multispecies catch share management
  • Cody Szuwalski (Punt) Reaching management objective under uncertainty: a management strategy evaluation for the eastern Bering Sea snow crab fishery
  • Emma Timmins-Schiffman (Roberts) The effects of ocean acidification on multiple life history stages of the Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas: implications for physiological trade-offs
Juvenile slamon

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