DR. SALLIE P. SHELDON (2006) pdf

Department of Biology
Middlebury College
Email: sheldon@middlebury.edu


B.A. State University of New York at Buffalo (Biology). Thesis: Differential imprinting in fowl. Cambridge, 1974
M.A. State University of New York at Buffalo (Fisheries). Thesis: The age and growth of walleyes (Stizostedion vitreum vitreum) in the New York waters of Lake Erie, 1977
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (Ecology). Thesis: The effects of herbivory and other factors on species abundance and the diversity of freshwater macrophyte communities, 1984
PostDoc University of Washington Friday Harbor Marine Lab, 1985

Academic Appointments:
2001-2 Marine Biological Labs, Woods Hole, Postdoctoral Fellow.
1999- Middlebury College; Professor of Biology
1995-6 Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin, Postdoctoral Fellow.
1990-8 Middlebury College; Associate Professor of Biology.
1985-90 Middlebury College; Assistant Professor of Biology.
1982-87 Shoals Marine Laboratory (Cornell University); Visiting Assistant Professor (summers).
1984-85 University of Santa Clara; Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology.

Professional Experience:
2001-2 Community composition of inland lakes on Newfoundland.
1997-8 Transmission of terrestrial phosphorus to lakes by geese.
1996-7 Climate effects as determinants of interannual variation in the forage base supporting Great Lakes Salmonid fisheries.
1996 Mark and recapture of polar bears, with tissue samples for isotope analysis, NWT Wildlife Service, Resolute, Canada.
1993-4 Revision of the Quantitative Reasoning portion of the GRE, Princeton NJ.
1987-89 Freshwater Institute, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Differential use of aquatic plants by fish and invertebrates.
1983-85 Friday Harbor Laboratory, University of Washington. Movements and resource partitioning of intertidal and subtidal hermit crabs. Frequency of species-specific and sex-specific parasitism and hyper-parasitism of hermit crabs.
1979-82 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Barrow, AK. Population estimation and movements of free ranging polar bears. Distribution of fish, plankton and benthos in and under the Arctic pack ice in winter.
1974-77 State University of New York at Buffalo. Age, growth and movement patterns of walleyes, Stizostedion vitreum vitreum in Lake Erie, the Niagara River and their tributaries.

Intellectual Property Agreement:
1998-MIDDFOIL; License agreement between
EnviroScience (OH) and Middlebury College.

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