Professor Scott Hegrenes is an ecologist interested in aquatic ecosystems and conservation of biodiversity. His research interests include the effect of pollution on stream life, non-native species impacts, and the role of phenotypic plasticity in niche partitioning in fish. He maintains aquaria in the Biology Department for the study of fish behavior and bio-monitors local stream and wetland communities. His hobbies include music, breweriana, poker, and J-Terms in Central America.
He earned his B.A. from Hamline University, M.S. from the University of North Dakota, and Ph.D. from Illinois State University's BEES Program (Behavior, Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics). He taught at Winona State University before coming to Carthage in 2001.
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