Unit Leader - South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Steve's research focuses primarily on the feeding ecology and bioenergetics of fishes. He and his students use quantitative tools such as energy budgets, diet analysis, stable isotopes, and foraging models to help address fisheries management questions.
Steve teaches graduate-level courses in Aquatic Trophic Ecology and Ecology of Aquatic Invertebrates at South Dakota State University.
Assistant Unit Leader, South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, 1999-2010
Unit Leader, South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, 2010-
Education and Certifications
Ph D University of Idaho 1997
MS West Virginia University 1992
BS Davis & Elkins College 1989