Graduate Alumni

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Grad YearFull NameDegreeSpecialtyAdvisorJob Placement After Completion
2012Sarah BrunetteM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeGatesFamily Service Specialist - Rapid City, SD
2012Jacob DavisM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesWillisBiologist - Black Hills South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
2012Kyle Monteith M.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeJenksBiologist - NRCS, Watertown, SD
2012Mandy OrthM.S.Biological Science - NRMDieterPh.D. Graduate Assistant - Department of Natural Resource Management, SDSU
2012Jason ThieleM.S.Biological Science - NRMBakkerEnvironmental Inspector - Mecklenburg County, NC
2012Kendall Vande KampM.S.Biological Science - NRMTroelstrupEnvironmental Scientist - HDR, Sioux Falls, SD
2012Joshua WhiteM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeJenksBiologist - Idaho Game and Fish
2013Eric BoydaM.S.Biological Science - NRMXuBiologist - Ducks Unlimited, Bismarck, ND
2013Benjamin CarrollM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeDieterFish and Wildlife Biologist - State of Washington
2013Julie DeJongPh.D.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeHigginsHead of Animal Control - Sioux Falls, SD
2013Andrew DierksM.S.Biological Science - NRMJensenSeed Service - Lubben Farms, MN
2013Eli FeltsM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesGraebPh.D. Graduate Research Assistant - Department of Natural Resource Management, SDSU
2013Trenton HaffleyM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeJenksBiologist - South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
2013Jessica HowellM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesBertrandCoordinator - Aquatic Nuisance Species, ND
2013Mark KaemingkPh.D.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesWillisResearch Associate/Fishery Scientist - University of Nebraska-Lincoln, NE
2013Arjun KafleM.S.Biological Science - NRMTroelstrupPh.D. Graduate Research Assistant - Department of Biology and Microbiology, SDSU
2013Jacob KrauseM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesBertrandPostdoctoral Scholar - North Carolina State University
2013Alexander LetvinM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesBrownEnvironmental Scientist - California Department of Fish and Wildlife
2013Brian  SchafferM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeJenksBiologist - North Dakota Game and Fish
2013Anna Sidie-SlettedahlM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeJensenBiologist - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Minneapolis, MN
2013Alexander SolemM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeJensenResource Biologist - South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks, Huron, SD
2013Tanner StevensM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesGraebFisheries Biologist - MN
2013Cody WarnerM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeDieterNatural Resource Conservation Service - Webster, SD
2014Michael BarnesPh.D.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesBrownAdministrator - South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
2014Daniel DembkowskiPh.D.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesWuellnerResearch scientist - WICFWRU
2014Justin DupeyM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeJensenBiologist - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
2014Cari-Ann HayerPh.D.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesGraebFisheries Biologist - WI
2014Laura HeironimusM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesChippsSturgeon Biologist - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
2014Kjetil HendersonM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesGigliottiBiologist - Rock Island District Army Corps of Engineers
2014Rebeca JuarezM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeJenksStaff - Eastern Oregon University
2014Claire LaCanne (Bestul)M.S.Biological Science - NRMJohnson, C.University of Minnesota Extension Educator
2014Megan Mortellaro-BrownM.S.Biological Science - NRMSmartNatural Resource Conservation Service
2014Brian PaulyM.S.Biological Science - NRMDieterPrivate Lands Biologist - South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks, Huron
2014Tobias RappPh.D.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesGraebResearch Scientist - Germany
2014Scott SindelarM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesBrownAquaculture Manager - Prairie Aquatech LLC
2014Joshua B. SmithPh.D.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeJenksBiologist - Oregon Game and Fish
2014Megan ThulM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesChippsIowa Department of Natural Resources
2014Benjamin TurnerPh.D.Biological Science - NRMGatesAssistant Professor - Texas A&M University-Kingsville
2014Emily UlrichM.S.Biological Science - NRMPerkinsResearch Technician - Nevada
2014Aaron Von EschenM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesBrownResearch Biologist - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
2014David WilckensM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeJenksBiologist - New Mexico Game and Fish
2015Joe BennettM.S.Biological Science - NRMPerkinsGame Biologist - Nevada Department of Wildlife in Tonopah, NV
2015Andrew CarlsonM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesGraebPh.D. Candidate - Michigan State
2015David DeslauriersPh.D.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesChippsResearch Scientist - Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada
2015Brianna GraffM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeGrovenburgLibrarian - Clear Lake, Iowa
2015Jeffrey GroteM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesWuellnerAffiliate - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
2015Emily HelmsM.S.Biological Science - NRMSmartNatural Resource Conservation Service
2015William InselmanM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeGrovenburgBiologist - Nebraska Game and Parks, Bassett, NE
2015Wyatt KirwanM.S.Biological Science - NRMSmartIndustry
2015Brianna LindM.S.Biological Science - NRMHananPh.D. student in Plant and Environmental Sciences, NMSU
2015Darrel MechamM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesGraebFisheries Biologist - Utah
2015Diane NaremM.S.Biological Science - NRMXuResearcher IV - Department of Horticultural Science, University of Minnesota
2015Brynn ParrM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeJenksBiologist - Alaska Game and Fish
2015Jordan PurintunM.S.Biological Science - NRMLarsonState Botanist - South Dakota Natural Heritage Program Coordinator, South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks, Pierre, SD
2015Tait RonningenM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeDieterBiologist - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bismarck, ND
2015Natalie ScheibelM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesChippsOregon Department of Fish and Game
2015Dustin SchulzM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesBrownMarketing - Prairie Aquatech LLC
2015Benjamin SimpsonM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeJenksBiologist - New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
2015Bradley SmithM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesWillis/BlackwellBiologist - Oregon Game and Fish
2015Kristin SternhagenM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeJenksPlanner - City of Yankton, SD
2015Kwan TeohM.S.Biological Science - NRMJohnson, C.Environmental Research Associate - As You Sow, UC Berkeley
2015Malia VolkePh.D.Biological Science - NRMJohnson, C.Aquatic and Riparian Habitat Specialist - New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
2016Albara BinothmanM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesJenksBiologist - Saudi Arabian Government
2016Jason BreeggemannPh.D.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesGraebFisheries Biologist - Wisconsin
2016Timothy BrucePh.D.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesBrown/YoungPost Doc (Fish Immunology) - University of Idaho
2016Kurt ChowanskiPh.D.Biological Science - NRMGatesResearch Scientist, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
2016Ryann CresseyM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeStaffordBiologist - Ducks Unlimited, Bismarck, ND
2016Kristopher CudmoreM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeJenksBiologist, SD Game, Fish & Parks
2016Shubham DattaPh.D.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeJenksAssistant Professor - Minot State University, Bottineau, ND
2016Kaylee FaltysM.S.Biological Science - NRMTroelstrupAssociate Scientist - PPD, Madison, WI
2016Adam JankePh.D.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeStaffordAssistant Professor - Iowa State University
2016Jeremy KientzM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesChippsSouth Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
2016Joshua LeonardM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeJenksPh.D. student - University of Wyoming
2016John LorenzenM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesBertrand/GraebFisheries Biologist - Missouri
2016Katherine MoratzM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeJenksBiologist - West Inc., Bismarck
2016Fred OslundM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeStaffordBiologist - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Fergus Falls, MN
2016William RadiganM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesGraebArmy 
2016Kylee ShotkoskiM.S.Biological Science - NRMDieterProject Manager - Contractor Firm, Sioux Falls, SD
2016Brandon TyczM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeJenksBiologist - Idaho Game and Fish
2017Kassondra HendricksM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeDieter/BakkerBiologist - Ducks Unlimited, Minnesota
2017Randy JohnsonM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeJenksLarge Carnivore Specialist - Wisconsin DNR
2017Chad KaiserM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesBertrandFisheries Biologist - Georgia
2017Todd Kaufman M.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesBrown/BlackwellFisheries Biologist - South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks, Webster, SD
2017Adam KauthM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeJenksIdaho Department of Fish and Game
2017Chance KirkeengM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesGraebFisheries Biologist, WY
2017Lyntausha KuehlM.S.Biological Science - NRMTroelstrupStudent - Wolf Ridge Environmental Education Learning Center
2017Claire LaCanne(Bestul)M.S.Biological Science - NRMSmart/LundgrenExtension Educator - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, University of Minnesota
2017Neal MartorelliM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeStaffordPrivate Lands Wildlife Biologist - Bird Conservancy of the Rockies
2017Daniel T. NelsonM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesWuellnerBiological Scientist - Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
2017Sarah NevisonM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeJenksWildlife Biologist - Nebraska Game and Parks Commission
2017Jacob PecenkaM.S.Biological Science - NRMSmart/LundgrenFormer Senior Community Assistant - SDSU
2017Erin PetersonM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesTroelstrupPh.D. student - University of Maine
2017Jarrett PfrimmerPh.D.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeStaffordDirector of Meskwaki - Department of Natural Resources Sac and Fox Tribe of Mississippi in Iowa, Tama, IA
2017Samantha RommingenM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeDieterMom of three kids - Bismarck, ND
2017Alexander RosburgM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesChippsFisheries Biologist - South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
2017David SchumannPh.D.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesBertrandAssistant Professor - University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
2017Ming-Yu StephensM.S.Biological Science - NRMPerkinsEnvironmental Scientist - Anchorage, AL
2017Aaron SuehringM.S.Biological Science - NRMTroelstrupWestern Ecosystems Technology, Inc.
2017Lily SweikertPh.D.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeGigliottiFellow - USAID Global Development Lab, D.C.
2017Ty WerdelM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeJenksPh.D. Student - Kansas State University
2017Brandon WhiteM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesBrownBiologist - Idaho Game and Fish
2018Surendra BamM.S.Biological Science - NRMXuPh.D. candidate - La Trobe University
2018Eli FeltsPh.D.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesGraebIdaho Fish and Game
2018Tyler GarwoodM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeJenksPh.D. Student - University of Minnesota
2018Joshua HarveyM.S.Biological Science - NRMLefflerResearch Associate - Texas A&M AgriLife
2018Mark HendrixM.S.Biological Science - NRMSmartResource Program Manager - Custer State Park, SD
2018Elise Hughes BerheimM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeJenksFounder of Environmental Experiences LLC, Colorado
2018Stephen JonesM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesGraebBiologist  Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
2018Tom KasigaPh.D.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesBrownPostdoc - SDSU
2018Kyle KaskieM.S.Biological Science - NRM - BiologyWimberlyGIS Program Specialist - South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks, Pierre, SD
2018Hector Menendez IIIPh.D.Biological Science - NRMDudashResearch Agriculturist - USDA-ARS, College Station, TX
2018Emily MitchellM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeJenksArea Biologist/Resource Biologist - Montana
2018Mandy OrthPh.D.Wildlife and FisheriesJensenInstructor - Department of Biology and Microbiology, SDSU
2018Travis RehmM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesChippsFisheries Biologist - Spokane Tribe of Indians
2018Jill VoorheesM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesBrown/ChippsHatchery Assistant Manager - State of South Dakota, Rapid City
2019Lindsey Bischoff-ParsonsPh.D.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeJenksDeer/Elk Coordinator - Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks
2019Michael BredesonPh.D.Biological Science - NRMSmart/LundgrenEcdysis - Minnesota Branch
2019Jameson BrennanPh.D.Biological Science - NRMJohnson, P.Assistant Professor - Animal Science SDSU, Rapid City, SD
2019Jacob ComerM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifePerkinsWildlife Biologist - Quail Forever, Elizabethtown, NC
2019Bailey GulliksonM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeJenksConservation Program Specialist - Department of Agriculture, Pierre, SD
2019Rebecca KolstromM.S.Biological Science - NRMWilson/GigliottiThe Great Basin Institute Sacramento, CA
2019Jennifer LutzeM.S.Biological Science - NRMP. Johnson/JensenBird Conservancy of the Rockies
2019Joseph MrnakM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesChippsPh.D. student - University of Wisconsin, Madison
2019Aaron SundmarkPh.D.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeGigliottiFisheries Lake IBI Biologist - Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
2019Brandon VanderbushM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesBrownResource Biologist - South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks, Chamberlain, SD
2019Katherine WollmanM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesTroelstrupBiologist - Grand River Dam Authority, OK
2019Lucas ZilverbergM.S.Biological Science - NRMLan XuBiologist - Pheasants Forever, Sleepy Eye, MN
2020Brandi Felts (Crider)Ph.D.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeJenksIdaho Game and Fish
2020Seth FopmaPh.D.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesGraebIowa Department of Natural Resources
2020Austin GalinatM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesChippsTBD
2020Nicholas KludtPh.D.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesGraebSenior Fisheries Specialist - Minnesota DNR
2020Jessica RichertM.S.Biological Science - NRMLefflerEcosystem-Biomed Health Laboratory, University of Alaska, Anchorage, AL
2020Kathryn SchlafkeM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - FisheriesGraebOutdoor Education - North Dakota Game and Fish
2020Hilary SyvertsonM.S.Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - WildlifeLonsinger/GregoryGIS Specialist - State of Montana, Helene, MT