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HEATHER DAWSON, PH. D.

University of Michigan-Flint
Associate Professor, Biology Department

Department of Fisheries and Wildlife

Associate Professor
Education:

  • Ph.D., Fisheries and ZWildlife and Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, and Behavior, Michigan State University (2007). Dissertation: 
    Recruitment dynamics of Great Lakes sea lamprey populations and implications for integrated pest management

  • M.S., Ecosystems Biology (Aquatic), Eastern Michigan University (2003).
    Thesis: Use of electric or bubble barriers to limit the movement of Eurasian ruffe

  • B.S., Biology, University of Michigan (1997)

Background:

  • 2016-present, Associate Professor of Biology at the University of Michigan-Flint.

  • 2019-present, Adjunct Associate Professor for the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Quantitative Fisheries Center Affiliate at Michigan State University.

  • 2009-2016, Assistant Professor for the Department of Biology at the University of Michigan-Flint.

  • 2004-2009, Fisheries Biologist for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Marquette, MI.