Allison A. Pease

Portrait of Allison Pease with river in background


Assistant Professor

School of Natural Resources


Great Rivers Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit

Research at a glance

Area(s) of Expertise

Research Summary

Pease is a fish ecologist with a research program intended to improve understanding of environmental change impacts and to support conservation of river and stream ecosystems. She strives to address questions regarding how fish communities and aquatic food webs are structured, altered, and restored.

Pease is an aquatic ecologist who studies how flow alteration, climate change, and other habitat impacts affect river fish populations and communities. Her work is international in scope, with collaborative research in Mexico, Paraguay, and the Republic of Congo. She and her students also carry out local work in the U.S. with clear implications for better understanding and predicting effects of environmental change on fish populations and aquatic food webs.

Educational background

  • Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Courses taught

  • F_W 2700: Ichthyology
  • F_W 4300: Fisheries Management
  • F_W 4400: Techniques for Fisheries Management and Conservation