to Christine Stawitz!
On August 7, 2017, Christine Stawitz successfully defended her Ph.D dissertation
"Understanding the Effects of Growth and Size-at-age Variation on the Dynamics of Fish Populations"
to Cole Monnahan!
On June 9, 2017, Cole Monnahan successfully defended his Ph.D dissertation
"Advancing Bayesian Methods in Fisheries Stock Assessment"
to William Chen!
On June 6, 2017, William Chen successfully defended his Masters's thesis
"Designing and transferring environmental flows"
to Austin Phillips!
On March 14, 2017, Austin Phillips successfully defended his Ph.D dissertation
"Spatial Models as Powerful Tools for Climate Change Ecology"
to Harry Podschwit!
On Jan 12, 2017, Harry Podschwit successfully defended his Masters's thesis
"The Statistical Analysis of Wildfire Growth"
to Nick Kullman!
On December 5, 2016, Nick Kullman successfully defended his Masters's thesis
"Measuring Conflict in Multi-objective Optimization: A case study on the impact of climate change on the joint provision of forest ecosystem services."
to Kiva Oken!
On November 21, 2016, Kiva Oken successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation
"Controls on the productivity of exploited ecosystems:
linking ecology and resource management."
to Kai Ross!
On November 10, 2016, Kai Ross successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation
"Extending Harvest-Scheduling Using Spatial Optimization: Road Access and Edge Effects."
to Brooke Davis!
On May 22, 2015, Brooke Davis successfully defended her masters's thesis
"Variability and Asynchrony in Salmon Returns: Implications for Monitoring and Ecosystem Services."
to Melissa Muradian!
On April 22, 2015, Melissa Muradian successfully defended her masters's thesis:
"A Bayesian assessment of Pacific herring in Prince William Sound, Alaska and the value of surveys."
to Scott Rinnan!
On February 3, 2015, Scott Rinnan successfully defended his masters's thesis
"Quantifying sensitivity and exposure to climate change in Western North American species."
to Chloe Bracis!
On December 3, 2014, Chloe Bracis successfully defended her PhD dissertation
"Incorporating cognition into models of animal movement and predator–prey interaction."
to Kelsey Vitense!
On August 14, 2014, Kelsey Vitense successfully defended her masters's thesis
"Theoretical Impacts of Habitat Loss and Generalist Predation on Predator-Prey Cycles."
to Ingrid Spies!
On April 21, 2014, Ingrid Spies successfully defended her PhD dissertation
"New approaches in the bridge between genetics and fisheries management."
to Adam Pope!
On March 7, 2014, Adam Pope successfully defended his master's thesis:
"A graphical user interface (GUI) input-based algorithm to automate generation of multi-state models for release-recapture studies."
On September 9, 2013, Cole Monnahan successfully defended his master's thesis:
"Population Trends of the Eastern North Pacific Blue Whale"
to Kristin Broms!
On July 16, 2013, Master Broms successfully defended her PhD dissertation on: "Using Presence-Absence Data on a Lattice to Model the Ranges and Movements of Select South African Bird Species"
On June 6, 2013, Mandi Fix successfully defended her master's thesis:
"Understory light availability and spatial variation"
On September 4, 2012, Dr. Khanna successfully defended his PhD dissertation:
"Bio-Behavioral Models for HIV Prevention"
On May 16, 2012, Master Passolt successfully defended his MS thesis:
"A Predator-Susceptibility Model of Juvenile Salmon Survival & A Voronoi Tessellation-Based Approach to Generating Hypothetical Forests"
On September 26, 2011, Master St John successfully defended her master's thesis:
"Model IV - A new harvest scheduling model for spatial forest planning"
On September 16, 2011, Dr. See successfully defended his PhD Dissertation
"State-space population dynamics models with applications to population viability analysis, the conservation of sagebrush birds in the Great Basin and estimating fisheries CPUE indices"
On March 18, 2011, Eileen Burns successfully defended her master's thesis:
"A modeling framework for life history-based conservation planning"
to Bert Loosmore!
On March 10, 2011, Dr. Loosmore successfully defended his PhD dissertation:
"On Elucidating Ecological Process Using Spatial Point Process Models"
to Ting Li!
On March 7, 2011, Dr. Li successfully defended her PhD dissertation:
" Visualize the intrinsic and extrinsic processes that determine the patterns of human mortality"
On June 21, 2010, Thomas Monroe Garrison successfully defended his master's thesis:
" Opportunities and Challenges for Marine Protected Areas in Fisheries Management"
On June 2, 2010, Chloe Bracis successfully defended her master's thesis:
" A model of the ocean migration of Pacific salmon"
to Liz Atwood!
On March 2, 2010, Liz Atwood successfully defended her Masters' Thesis:
" Mesoscale eddies and ichthyoplankton community composition and abundance in the Gulf of Alaska"
On December 9, 2009, Hans Nesse successfully defended his master's thesis:
" Correlates of the decline of the Steller sea lion in the North Pacific"
to Dawn Dougherty!
On October 1, 2009, Dawn Dougherty successfully defended her master's thesis:
"The effects of management scale: A simulation study for U.S. Pacific coast
On July 21st, 2009, Master Aditya successfully defended his master's thesis:
" Circular Migrations and HIV Transmission Dynamics"
to Marta Danielsdottir!
On June 18th, 2009, Marta Danielsdottir successfully defended her master's thesis on:
"Effects of buffer land-cover on stream water quality: comparison of modeling approaches and ecological findings"
to Rishi Sharma!
On May 14, 2009, Dr. Sharma successfully defended his PhD dissertation on
"Pacific Northwest Chinook: Survival, maturation, ocean distribution and recruitment in relation to the ocean and freshwater environment"
On March 10, 2009, Master Parsons successfully defended her master's thesis on:
"Estimating Salmon Escapement, Statistically Speaking"
to Teresa Amar
On March 4, 2009, Dr. Amar successfully defended her PhD dissertation on:
"A Management Strategy Evaluation of the Gulf of Alaska Walleye Pollock Fishery"
On July 18, 2008, Dr. Gurarie successfully defended his PhD dissertation on:
" Models of movement and migration: from individual tracks to mass dispersal"
to Michael Keim!
On May 27, 2008, Dr. Keim successfully defended his PhD dissertation on:
"Characteristic Scale using Wavelets"
Dr.Michael Keim, is also now listed as a mathematician on the Mathematics Genealogy Project!
for earning a scholarship from the North Pacific Research Board for 2008-09.
to Susan Lubetkin!
On May 14, 2008, Dr. Lubetkin successfully defended her PhD dissertation on:
"Using baleen annual d13C cycles and length data from bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus) to estimate whale age and explore anomalous years"
On April 10, 2008, Dr. Taylor successfully defended his PhD dissertation on: " Modeling spiny dogfish population dynamics in the Northeast Pacific"
to Maureen Kennedy!
On March 13, 2008, Dr. Kennedy successfully defended her PhD dissertation on: "Multi-objective optimization for process models: The role of morphology in the persistence of old-growth Douglas-fir"
to Kristin Broms!
On January 24, 2008, Master Broms successfully defended her master's thesis on: " Small Game Population Reconstruction: Model Development and Application"