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Department of
Fish & Wildlife

College of Natural Resources

phone: (208) 885-6434

875 Perimeter Drive MS 1136
Moscow, ID 83844-1136
Brian Kennedy

Brian Kennedy

Office: CNR Room 104E
Phone: 208-885-5171
Email: kennedy@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: Fish and Wildlife Sciences
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 1136
Moscow, ID 83844-1136

College of Natural Resources
Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences
Associate Professor

  • Biography
    • 2011-Present Associate Professor, Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences, University of Idaho 
    • 2005-2011  Assistant Professor, Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences, University of Idaho  
    • 2000-2001  Aquatic Ecology Consultant, Conservation International Foundation  
    • 2001-2005  Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Instructor, University of Michigan  
    • 1994-2000  Graduate Research Assistant, Dartmouth College  
    • 1991-1994  Research Assistant, Michigan State University
  • Selected Publications

    Hegg, J., Kennedy, B.P., Chittaro, P., and Zabel, R. In press. Spatial variation in the expression of juvenile salmon life history.  Oecologia.

     Hamann, E.J. and Kennedy, B.P. (2012). The effects of juvenile dispersal on straying in a migratory population. Ecology. 93(4): 733-740

     Laitala, K.L., Prather, T.S., Thill, D., Kennedy, B.P., and Caudill, C.C. (2012) In press. Efficacy of benthic barriers as a control measure for Eurasian watermilfoil. Invasive Plant Science and Management.

     Cosens, B., Fiedler, F., Boll, J., Higgins, L., Johnson, G., Kennedy, B., Laflin, M., Strand, E. and Wilson, P. (2012) Interdisciplinary Methods in Water Resources: Communication Across Disciplines, Issues in Integrative Studies, 29:xx-xx.

     Lorion, C.M., and Kennedy, B.P. and Braatne, J.H. (2011) Altitudinal gradients in stream fish diversity and the prevalence of diadromy in the Sixaola River basin, Costa Rica. Environmental Biology of Fishes. 91:487-499.

     Cromwell, K.J. and Kennedy, B.P. (2011) Diel distribution, behaviour, and consumption of juvenile Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) in a Wilderness stream. Ecology of Freshwater Fish. 20:421-430.

     Nislow, K.H., Kennedy, B.P., Armstrong, J.D., Collen, P., Keay, J., and McKelvey, S. (2010) Nutrient restoration using Atlantic salmon carcasses as a component of habitat management in Scottish Highland streams.  Salmonid Fisheries: Freshwater Habitat Management. Chapter 11, pp. 228 – 241.  Edited by P. Kemp. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, West Sussex, United Kingdom.

     Kiser, T., Hanson, J., and Kennedy, B.P. (2010). Impacts and pathways of mine contaminants to bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus) in an Idaho watershed.  Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 59:301-311.

     Lorion, C.M., and Kennedy, B.P. (2009) Riparian forest buffers mitigate the effects of deforestation on fish assemblages in tropical headwater streams. Ecological Applications, 19: 468-479. (Enclosed in packet)

     Lorion, C.M., and Kennedy, B.P. (2009) Relationships between deforestation, riparian forest buffers, and benthic macroinvertebrates in lowland neotropical streams. Freshwater Biology, 54: 165-180.

     Holecek, D.E., Cromwell, K.J., and Kennedy, B.P. (2009) Juvenile Chinook salmon summer habitat availability, use and selection in a Central Idaho Wilderness Stream. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 138: 633-644.