Professor Mary Bremigan

Department of Fisheries and Wildlife
Michigan State University
13C Natural Resources
East Lansing, MI 48824-1222
(517) 432-3831
FAX: (517) 432-1699
bremigan@msu.edu

My Background

1997 - present. Associate professor, Department of FIsheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University. Appointment: 50% research, 25% teaching, 25% extension.

Education

Ph.D. 1997 Department of Zoology, Ohio State University.
    Zooplankton dynamics and gizzard shad recruitment in Ohio reservoirs: exploring the generality of food web theory.
     
M.S. 1992. Department of Zoology, Ohio State Univeristy.
    Predator gape and zooplankton size: exploring size-dependent recruitment mechanisms in fishes.
     
B.S. 1988. Department of Biology, University of Notre Dame.
     

My undergraduate experience at the University of Notre Dame's Environmental Research Center (UNDERC) prompted me to attend graduate school.

During graduate school, I had the pleasure of working at the Aquatic Ecology Laboratory at Ohio State University.

AWARDS and SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES

2001. Chosen as a Lilly Teaching Fellow, MSU.

1999. Chosen as a participant for the MSU Faculty Writing Project.

1999. Chosen as a participant for the DIALOG program conference (Dissertations Initiative for the Advancement of Limnology and Oceanography).

1998. Top Fin award, Fisheries Division, Michigan Department of Natural Resources, presented to the Watershed Approach to Re-engineering Committee.

1996. Presidential Fellowship, The Ohio State University.

1996. Darwin Award recipient. Presented by the faculty of the Department of Zoology, the Ohio State University, for the best graduate student
presentation at a state or national meeting.

1995. Best Student Paper Award - Honorable Mention (top 6 of 84 presentations). Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society.

1995. American Fisheries Society, J. Frances Allen Scholarship Runner-Up.

1993. Best Student Paper Award - Honorable Mention (top 5 of 70 presentations). Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society.

1993. Skinner Travel Award, Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society.

1992. Best Fisheries Paper, Ohio Fish and Wildlife Conference.


SERVICE

2003 - present. Co-chair of Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass Regulations Committee, Fisheries Division, Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

2003 - present. Member of Curriculum Evaluation and Review Committee, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University.

2002 - present. Associate Editor, Transactions of the American Fisheries Society.

2001 - present. Member Scientific Advisory Committee, Michigan Environmental Council.

2000 - present. Secretary, Michigan Chapter, North American Lake Management Society.

2001, 2002, 2003. Panel member for the NSF sponsored Graduate Fellowships program, Environmental Biology, Washington, D.C.

1999 - 2001. Member of Graduate Studies Committee, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University.

1998 - 2003. Member of Inventory and Assessment Committee, Fisheries Division, Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

2000 - 2001. Member of Internal Coolwater Regulations Review Committee, Fisheries Division, Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

1998 - 1999. Chair of Internal Coldwater Regulations Review Committee, Fisheries Division, Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

1998 Member of Curriculum Committee, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University.

1997. Member of Watershed Approach to Re-engineering Committee, Fisheries Division, Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

1989-present. I have reviewed manuscripts for Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Ecology, Ecological Applications, Ecosystems, Environmental Biology of Fishes, Fisheries Bulletin, Hydrobiologia, Limnology and Oceanography, North American Journal of Fisheries Management, and Transactions of the American Fisheries Society.