Brandt W Meixell

Waterfowl ecology and population dynamics; Avian influenza and avian disease ecology

Biography

Education

Ph.D.       In Progress      University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN                   Conservation Biology
M.S.        2007                 University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK      Wildlife Biology
B.A.         2002                 Concordia College Moorhead, Moorhead, MN      Biology

Professional Experience

2011 - Present             Wildlife Biologist, USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska
2008 - 2011                 Graduate Research Assistant, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
2007 - 2008                 Biological Science Technician, USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, AK
2004 - 2007                 Graduate Research Assistant, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK
2001 - 2004                 Field Research Technician, All Over, North America

Professional Activities and/or Memberships

The Wildlife Society
American Ornithologist's Union
Cooper Ornithological Society

Honors and/or Awards

  • 2013 - Doctoral Student Oral Presentation Award, 6th North American Duck Symposium
  • 2013 - Student Travel Award, 6th North American Duck Symposium
  • 2012 - Best Student Presentation, Alaska Bird Conference
  • 2010 - Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Foundation Wetlands and Waterfowl Research Fellowship
  • 2010 - Bell Museum Avian Conservation Fellowship
  • 2010 - Student Travel Award, University of Minnesota Conservation Biology Program
  • 2010 - Dennis Raveling Scholarship for Waterfowl Research
  • 2006 - Student Travel Award, University of Alaska Fairbanks Graduate School
  • 2006 - Student Travel Award, Alaska Bird Conference