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Christopher Guy


Education

BS University of Missouri-Columbia, 1989

MS South Dakota State University, 1990

PhD South Dakota State University, 1993

Research Interests

I am currently the Assistant Unit Leader (AUL) of the Montana Cooperative Fishery Research Unit (MTCFRU) and conduct research within the broad context of fish ecology and fisheries management. A consistent research theme of mine has been on native fish assemblage restoration, a prominent ecological and societal issue within the USA and globally. Within that theme, my research has two areas of emphasis—conservation of large-river fishes and suppression of invasive species (for conservation of native fishes). These areas encompass a broad diversity in ecosystem types and fish assemblages—from large warm-water rivers to alpine lakes.  Given the mission of the Cooperative Research Units program, I willingly assist natural resource agencies with their research needs. As a faculty member at Montana State University, I serve on university committees, teach graduate courses and seminars, and guest lecture in a variety of graduate and undergraduate courses.

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Teaching Interests

Fisheries Science, Communications in Ecological Sciences

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Professional Society Service

President, Education Section of the American Fisheries Society, 2003-2005

President, North Central Division of the American Fisheries Society, 2002-2003

President, Kansas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, 1997-1998

Secretary-Treasurer, Fisheries Management Section, American Fisheries Society, 1996-1997

Chair, Steering Committee, Midwest Fisheries Conference, 2002

Chair, Communications Committee, Kansas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, 2000-2002

Chair, Professionalism Committee, American Fisheries Society, 1998-1999

Chair, Skinner Award Committee, Education Section, American Fisheries Society, 1998-2002

Chair and moderator, Small Impoundment Symposium, 58th Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference, 1996

Chair, Publications Awards Committee, American Fisheries Society, 1995-1997

Chair, Audiovisual Committee for the 1992 Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, Rapid City, South Dakota, 1992

Co-chair, Contributed Papers Session, Western Division of the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, 2005-2006

Co-chair, Continuing Education Committee, Kansas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, 1995-2002

Co-chair, Walleye Technical Committee, North Central Division, Walleye Sampling Survey Committee, 1994-1996

Member, World Sturgeon Conservation Society, 2009-2012

Member, American Institute of Biological Sciences, 2004-2010

Member, Montana Chapter American Fisheries Society, 2003-present

Member, Topeka Shiner Recovery Plan, Advisory Committee, 2002

Member, Membership Committee, American Fisheries Society, 2002

Member, Management Committee, American Fisheries Society, 2001-2003

Member, Meritorious Award Committee, American Fisheries Society, 1999-2000

Member, Skinner Award Committee, Education Section, American Fisheries Society, 1997-1998

Member, Student Paper Awards Committee, Education Section, American Fisheries Society, 1994-1995

Member, American Institute of Fishery Research Biologists, 1994-1997

Member, Kansas Chapter, American Fisheries Society, 1994-2002

Member, Publications Overview Committee, American Fisheries Society, 1992-1996

Member, Education Section, American Fisheries Society, 1991-present

Member, Fisheries Management Section, American Fisheries Society, 1989-present

Member, American Fisheries Society, 1986-present