Sarah A Sonsthagen, Ph.D.

Evolutionary and population genetics of vertebrates



Ph.D.         2006          University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK                     Biological Sciences
M.S.          2002          Brigham Young University, Provo, UT                                   Zoology
B.S.           2000          University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI    Biology

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