Kristen L Bouska, PhD



Ph.D. - Environmental Resources and Policy, Southern Illinois University, December 2014

Dissertation: Impacts of climate and land use change on fish species distributions in the Central United States

M.S. - Biology, Kansas State University, August 2008

Thesis: Assessing threats to native fishes in the Lower Colorado River Basin

B.S. - Environmental Biology, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, May 2006


Professional Experience:

2015 - present: Ecologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Upper Midwest Environmental Science Center (La Crosse, WI)

2014 - 2015: Post-doctoral Research Associate, University of Missouri (Columbia, MO)

2010 - 2014: Graduate Research Assistant, Southern Illinois University (Carbondale, IL)

2009 - 2010: GIS Specialist, South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (Pierre, SD)

2009 - 2010: Biology Instructor, Lower Brule Community College (Lower Brule, SD)

2009: Fisheries Technician, U.S. Forest Service (Missoula, MT)

2008 - 2009: Anthony A. Lapham Fellow, American Rivers (Washington, D.C.)

2006 - 2008: Graduate Research Assistant, Kansas State University (Manhattan, KS)