Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences
fish_wildlife@uidaho.edu
phone: 208-885-6434
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1136
Moscow, ID 83844-1136

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Moscow

Department of
Fish & Wildlife
fish_wildlife@uidaho.edu

College of Natural Resources

phone: (208) 885-6434

875 Perimeter Drive MS 1136
Moscow, ID 83844-1136

Meet the Department

Department Administration
Linda Kisha
Linda Kisha
Administrative Assistant II
Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources
208.885.6434 | Office: CNR 105
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Lisette Waits, FWS department head
Lisette Waits
Professor; Department Head; Affiliate faculty member CATIE Costa Rica
Research interests: Conservation Genetics, Landscape Genetics, Molecular Ecology, Molecular Systematics
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Department Faculty Members
Kennith Cain smiling for the camera
Kenneth Cain
Professor; Associate Director of the Aquaculture Research Institute
Specialty Areas of Interest: Fish Immunology, Aquaculture Vaccine Development, Host-pathogen Interactions, Development of new Disease Diagnostic Tools, Antigen Characterization/Identification
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Chris Caudill
Christopher C. Caudill
Assistant Professor
The majority of my research has used invertebrates as model systems to understand how life history, behavior, and dispersal interact to influence population and community dynamics in spatially complex habitats. Much of this work has been at the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory (www.rmbl.org).
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Courtney Conway
Courtney Conway
Idaho Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit Leader
Research Interests and Areas of Specialization: Wildlife management, Conservation biology, Behavioral ecology, Life history evolution
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Brian Dennis
Brian Dennis
Professor
Research interests: Statistical Ecology, Biometrics, Mathematical Modeling, Theoretical Ecology, Conservation Biology, Population Dynamics
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Brian Kennedy
Brian Kennedy
Associate Professor
Fish Ecology, Bioenergetics and Community Ecology of Streams, Ecosystem Controls on Aquatic Processes, Biogeochemical Tracers in Aquatic Systems
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Ryan Long
Ryan Long
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Ecology and conservation of large mammals, physiological ecology of endotherms, resource selection modeling, biophysical ecology, wildlife population ecology
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Christine Moffitt
Christine Moffitt
Professor; Assistant Unit Leader, Idaho Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Host-Parasite Interactions; Physiological Responses of Fish Populations to Increasing Water Temperatures; Specialty areas of interest: Disease Interactions of Cultured and Wild Fish, Invasive Species Biology and Management, Biology, Health and Management of Anadromous Fish in Hatcheries and in the Wild, Aquaculture Chemical Efficacy & Approval, Fisheries History
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michael quist
Michael Quist
Assistant Leader, Idaho Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit;Associate Professor
Research Interests: Fisheries Management; Applied Fish Ecology; Age and Growth of Fishes; Community Ecology
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Janet Rachlow
Janet Rachlow
Professor
Research Areas: Wildlife Ecology and Management, Conservation of Fragmented Populations, Behavioral Ecology of Mammals, Ungulate Biology, Conservation Biology.
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Fish and Wildlife Professor Dennis Scarnecchia
Dennis Scarnecchia
Professor
Paddlefish and Sturgeon Biology, Ecology, Stock Assessment and Management, Fish Population Dynamics and Stock Assessment, Salmon, Trout and Charr Ecology and Management, Large River Ecology & Fisheries, Fisheries Management
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Kerri Vierling
Kerri Vierling
Associate Professor
Research interests: Avian Ecology, Fire Ecology/Disturbance Ecology, Role of Vegetative Structure and Composition in Assessing Animal Distributions, Land Use Effects on Animal Populations
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Frank Wilhelm
Frank Wilhelm
Associate Professor
Limnology, Lake restoration and management, Ecology of aquatic macroinvertebrates, Influence of temperature on life history and reproductive strategies, Predator-prey relationships (invert.-invert., fish-invert.), Nutrient cycling through benthic-pelagic coupling
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Emeritus Faculty Members
Edward Garton
Edward O. (Oz) Garton
Emeritus Professor of Wildlife Ecology and Statistics
Dynamics & Management of Bird & Mammal Populations, Modeling & Simulation of Population Processes, Population Estimation
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Kerry Reese
Kerry Paul Reese
Emeritus Professor
Research Interests: Upland Game Bird Ecology & Management; Non-game Wildlife; Avian Habitat Relationships
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James Scott
J. Michael Scott
Distinguished Professor; Emeritus Professor
Research Interests: Endangered Species Limiting Factors; Conservation Biology; Estimating Animal Numbers; Ornithology; Reserve Identification, Selection, and Design
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