People

Michael HansenMichael Hansen
Co-Director, Professor
Office: 174 Trainer Natural Resources Building
Phone: 715-346-3420
E-mail: mhansen@uwsp.edu
Areas of Interest: Fisheries management, fish population dynamics, stock assessment, age estimation
Nancy NateNancy Nate
Lab Manager
Office: 173A Trainer Natural Resources Building
Phone: 715-342-5338
E-mail: nnate@uwsp.edu
Areas of Interest: lake and stream classification, fisheries status and trends, database management and use
Tom CichoszTom Cichosz
Treaty Data Coordinator
Office: Bureau of Fisheries Management, 101 South Webster Street, Madison
Phone: 608-266-8170
E-mail: Thomas.Cichosz@wisconsin.gov
Areas of Interest: Treaty fisheries, fisheries management, fisheries status and trend evaluation
Kaitlin SchnellKaitlin Schnell
Graduate Research Assistant
Email: kschn946@uwsp.edu
Area of Interest: How angling can affect the population dynamics of largemouth bass in northern Wisconsin lakes, also interested in the similarities among scales, spines, and otoliths as aging structures.
Thesis Topic: Use of Angler Harvest to Reduce Largemouth Bass Population in Northern Wisconsin Lakes
Andrea KosterAndrea Koster
Graduate Research Assistant
Email: akost970@uwsp.edu
Area of Interest: Fisheries management and population dynamics
Thesis Topic: Evaluating future need of Lake Trout refuge at Gull Island Shoal, Lake Superior
Matthew Belnap​Matthew Belnap
Graduate Research Assistant
Email: mbeln669@uwsp.edu
Area of Interest: Genetic stock assessment of Lake Whitefish in Lake Michigan and stock characteristics such as age, growth, fecundity, and GSI
Thesis Topic: Stock Characteristics of Lake Whitefish in Lake Michigan
Zachary Kleemann​Zachary Kleemann
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Email: zklee211@uwsp.edu
Dan IsermannDan Isermann
Co-Director, Assistant Professor
Office: 184 Trainer Natural Resources Building
Phone: 715-346-3221
E-mail: diserman@uwsp.edu
Areas of Interest: Fisheries management, fish population dynamics, age estimation
Connie Isermann
Lab Assistant
Office: 173A Trainer Natural Resources Building
Phone: 715-346-2343
E-mail: ciserman@uwsp.edu
Casey Henrekin
Bureau Information Technology Coordinator
Office: Bureau of Fisheries Management, 101 South Webster Street, Madison
Phone: 608- 267-0548
E-mail: Casey.Henrekin@wisconsin.gov
Laura Schmidt​Laura Schmidt
Graduate Research Assistant
Email: lschm239@uwsp.edu
Area of Interest: Fisheries management and fish population dynamics
Thesis Topic: Modeling Sustainability of Lake Trout stocks in Lake Superior
Graig KellingCraig Kelling
Graduate Research Assistant
Email: ckell763@uwsp.edu
Area of Interest: Fisheries management, fish population dynamics, and age estimation
Thesis Topic: Largemouth Bass in Wisconsin: Factors Regulating Recruitment and Potential Dietary Interactions with Walleyes
Zach BeardZach Beard
Undergraduate Research Assistant
E-mail: zbear849@uwsp.edu
Areas of Interest: Fisheries management, fish age estimation, back calculation and fish population dynamics
Research Project: Evaluation of Blugill dorsal spines as possible non lethal alternatives to otoliths for bluegill ages
Caitlin LuebkeCaitlin Luebke
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Email: clueb461@uwsp.edu
Area of Interest: Fisheries management and age estimation
Research Project: Lake Trout aging using otoliths for the GLFC project