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Sarah A Sonsthagen, PhD

Assistant Unit Leader - Nebraska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

Professional Experience

2013 - 2021         Research Geneticist, USGS Alaska Science Center
2015 - Present         Research Associate, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point
2014 - Present         Affiliate Faculty, Utah State University
2009 - Present         Affiliate Faculty, University of Alaska Anchorage
2009 - 2013             Geneticist, USGS Alaska Science Center
2009 - 2013             Affiliate Faculty, Alaska Pacific University
2008 - 2009             Post-doctoral Fellow, National Zoological Park, Smithsonian Institution
2006 - 2008             Post-doctoral Fellow, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
2002 - 2006             Graduate Research Assistant, University of Alaska Fairbanks
2002 - 2005             Wildlife Biologist, USGS, Alaska Science Center
2000 - 2002             Graduate Research Assistant, Brigham Young University

Professional Activities and/or Memberships

Sea Duck Joint Venture Continental Technical Team Member
Wilson Ornithological Society Research Grants Review Committee Member

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D.       2006          University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK                     Biological

  • M.S.         2002          Brigham Young University, Provo, UT                          

  • B.S.           2000          University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI    Biology

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