Associate Vice President for Instruction Professor, Fish Biology and Ecotoxicology Education Education: Ph.D. Fisheries Biology and Toxicology, Iowa State University, 2002 M.S. Biology (Aquatic Science), University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, 1997 B.A. Biology, Wartburg College, 1995 Research Selected Publications: -See Curriculum Vitae Labs/Centers/Committee: Aquatic Toxiciology Lab UGAquaponics Area of Specialty: Fisheries and Aquaculture Biology/Ecology Physiology/Toxicology Research Areas: Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Research Interests: Major research themes explored in my lab are related to understanding the effects of environmental pollutants on fish and freshwater mussels as sentinels of ecosystem health. Current areas of research include: 1) endocrine disruption in fish exposed to agrochemicals, 2) factors and effects associated with intersex in fish, 3) effects of pollutants on early life stages of freshwater mussels, and 4) aquaponics.