Profile for David Schumann

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Specialty area(s)

Fisheries ecology and management, interactions among species, conservation biology, movement ecology. 

Contact me if you have any interest in undergraduate or graduate (MS) research in these fields!

Current courses at UWL

BIO 422/522 - Ichthyology

BIO 491 - Capstone Seminar in Biology

BIO 203 Lab - Organismal Biology 


Ph.D., Wildlife and Fisheries Science, South Dakota State University (2017)

M.S., Biology, University of Nebraska at Kearney (2012)

B.S., Water Resources and Fisheries, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point (2009)

Professional history

2017-2019                 Postdoctoral Research Associate

                                    Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Aquaculture

                                    Mississippi State University

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Research and publishing

My research emphasizes ecological principles to deliver applied solutions to the complex threats facing diverse fish species and aquatic ecosystems. I am primarily interested in the unique management challenges posed by river and stream systems, but also investigate the role of aquatic invasive species and movement behaviors on conservation effectiveness.