I am an environmental steward, fisheries professional, and music lover. My current research interests focus on utilizing big data to focus management and prevention efforts on the spread of nonindigenous aquatic species. I have been an active American Fisheries Society member for 7 years.

 

 

 

Education:
M.S., Biological Sciences, Eastern Illinois University (2018)
B.S., Biological Science, Eastern Illinois University (2015)

Publications:
Thornton, J. L., V. Nepal KC, C. R. Jansen, L. D. Frankland, J. Hirst, and R. E. Colombo. (2018) Monitoring demographics of a commercially exploited population of Shovelnose Sturgeon in the Wabash River, Illinois/Indiana, USA. Journal of Applied Ichthyology. doi: 10.1111/jai.13749

Thornton, J. L. and P. V. Switzer. (2015) Factors Affecting the Spatial Distribution of Oviposition Sites for Tandem Black Saddlebags Dragonflies (Odonata: Libellulidae). Journal of Insect Science 15 (1): 54. doi: 10.1093/jisesa/iev03

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