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Michael P Carey, Ph.D.

Community ecology of fish, Food web dynamics, Anthropogenic impacts on biodiversity and ecosystem function, Invasive species

Professional Experience

  • 2012 - Present        Research Fishery Biologist, USGS, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska

  • 2009 - 2012            Research Associate of the National Research Council, NOAA Fisheries, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, WA

  • 2003 - 2009            Research Assistant, Illinois Natural History Survey

  • 1999 - 2002            Research Assistant, Massachusetts Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit USGS-BRD, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

  • 1998                         Fisheries Technician, U.S. Forest Service, Payette National Forest, Council, ID

  • 1996-1997              Biological Technician, Trout Lake Field Station, Northern Temperate Lakes LTER, Boulder Junction, WI

  • 1996                        NSF Research experience for Undergraduates fellowship, Trout Lake Field Station, North Temperate Lakes LTER, Boulder Junction, WI

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D.  2009   University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology

  • M.S.   2002   University of Massachusetts-Amherst              Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation

  • B.S.   1997    University of Wisconsin-Madison                      Zoology

Affiliations and Memberships

  • American Fisheries Society

  • Ecological Society of America, Aquatic Section

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