Jean V Adams, PhD

I conduct research into the relationship between invasive sea lampreys and their hosts, particularly native lake trout, in the Laurentian Great Lakes.

I also provide statistical expertise to the bi-national Great Lakes Fishery Commission



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Peer-reviewed Publications

R Packages, Vignettes, and Shiny Apps


GitHub: JVAdams

Google Scholar



---  EDUCATION  ---

Ph.D. in Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University, 2020

M.S. in Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1990

B.S. in Biology, Bradley University, 1985



Statistician, 1995-present

      U.S. Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, Ann Arbor MI

      Great Lakes Fishery Commission, Ann Arbor MI (2000-present)

Biometrician, 1994

      Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Research, Monona WI

Peace Corps Volunteer, 1992-1993

      U.S. Peace Corps, Menyamya High School, Papua New Guinea

Treaty Fisheries Database Coordinator, 1991

      Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Fisheries Management, Madison WI

Research Assistant, 1985-1990

      Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Research, Fitchburg WI


---  AWARDS  ---

Vernon C. Applegate Award, 2007 – outstanding contributions to sea lamprey control

STAR Award, 2001 – outstanding contributions to the Sea Lamprey International Symposium II

James W. Moffett Publication Award, 1998 – outstanding scientific paper published in 1997

STAR Award, 1998 – exceptional contributions to interagency cooperative study, The development and implementation of an integrated (acoustic and trawl) prey fish assessment strategy for Lake Michigan