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Freya E Rowland, PhD

Dr. Freya E. Rowland is a Research Ecologist at the Columbia Environmental Research Center.

Her broad interests include aquatic food webs, community ecology, and water quality.


Professional Experience

  • Donnelley Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale School for the Environment, Yale University, New Haven, CT (2019-2021)

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research, Ann Arbor, MI (2018-2019)

  • Environmental Specialist, Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, Minneapolis, MN (2011-2013)

  • Water Resources Technician, Capitol Region Watershed District, St. Paul, MN (2011)

  • Water Resources Technician, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, Minneapolis, MN (2010-2011)

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D. in Ecology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 2018

  • M.S. in Aquatic Ecology, Miami University, Oxford, OH 2010

  • B.S. in Biology and German (minor in Environmental Studies), University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 2007

Affiliations and Memberships*

  • Ecological Society of America

  • Herpetologists’ League

  • American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists

  • Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography

  • Associate Editor, Journal of Herpetology (2019-2022)

Science and Products

*Disclaimer: Listing outside positions with professional scientific organizations on this Staff Profile are for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement of those professional scientific organizations or their activities by the USGS, Department of the Interior, or U.S. Government