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Mark Rogers, PhD

Unit Leader - Tennessee Cooperative Fishery Research Unit 


Research Interests

Mark's research interests include fisheries ecology and management, population dynamics, and ecological modeling. He has studied fisheries in sub-tropical and temperate lakes and reservoirs, the Laurentian Great Lakes, and Australian rivers.


2015-Present     Unit Leader, Tennessee Cooperative Fishery Research Unit, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN

2011-2015         Research Fishery Biologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, Lake Erie Biological Station, Sandusky, OH

2010-2011         Research Ecologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, Ann Arbor, MI

2007-2010         Post-doctoral Researcher, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

2003-2007         Alumni Fellow, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

2002-2003         Biological Scientist, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

2000-2002         Research Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI

1998-2000         High School Teacher, East Rowan High School, Salisbury, NC

1997-1998         Fishery Technician, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

1996-1997         Fishery Technician, N.C. State University, Raleigh, NC

Education and Certifications

  •  Ph.D., Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, University of Florida, 2007  

  • M.S., Natural Resources (Fisheries concentration), University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2002

  • B.S., Fisheries and Widlife Science, North Carolina State University, 1997

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