Christian E Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Actionable science to inform decision makers, managers, and the public

Biography

Education

Ph.D.     2000     Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR     Fishery Science
M.S.      1996      Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR     Fishery Science
B.S.       1992      Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA     Fishery Biology

Professional Experience

2017 - Present  Center Director, USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska 
2015 - 2017     Chief, Water and Interdisciplinary Studies Office, USGS, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska
2001 - 2015     Research Fishery Biologist, USGS, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska
2002 - Present Chair Scientific and Technical Committee, Arctic-Yukon-Kuskokwim Sustainable Salmon Initiative, Anchorage, Alaska
2000 - 2001     Scientist, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
1997 - 2000     Graduate Research Assistant, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
1995 - 1997     Fishery Biologist, U.S. Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station, Corvallis, Oregon
1993 - 1995     Graduate Research Assistant, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
1992                 Fishery Biologist, Thomas R. Payne and Associates/Pacific Land and Water Resources Consultants, Arcata, California
1991                 Teaching Assistant, Humboldt State University, Arcata, California
1990 - 1991     Research Assistant, Institute of Limnology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
1989 - 1990     Biological Technician, Redwood National Park, Arcata, California

Professional Activities and/or Memberships

American Fisheries Society
American Institute of Research Fishery Biologists – Fellow and Alaska District Director
Society for Freshwater Science