Dr. John  Jackson

Dr. John Jackson

Associate Professor
Fisheries Science

McEver 4
Phone: 479-964-3226
Russellville, AR 72801
Fax: 479-964-0837


Ph.D., Fisheries Management, Mississippi State
M.S., Wildlife Ecology, Mississippi State
B.A., Wildlife Ecology, Michigan State

Whiter River backwater lake

Courses Taught

Advanced Fisheries Management
Principles of Ecology
Population Dynamics
Senior Seminar
Graduate Seminar

Professional Memberships

American Fisheries Society (AFS)
Arkansas Chapter AFS

Research Interests

Fisheries management, large river ecology, urban fisheries

Current/Recent Research Projects

Relation of floodplain lake fish communities and river connectivity in the lower White River, Arkansas
Bayesian belief network model for the fish fauna of the White River ecosystem, Arkansas
Short-term fish community response to alteration of regulated flows on the Ouachita River, Arkansas
An evaluation of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's hooked on fishing not on drugs program

Sampling backwater lakes

Professional Information

President, Arkansas Chapter AFS (2006-2007)
Treasurer, Arkansas Chapter AFS (2001-2003)
Program Committee - First International Ictalurid Symposium (1998)
President, Mississippi State University AFS Subunit (1993-1994)
Southern Division AFS Student Representative (1994-1995)

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