Cooperative Professor &
Natural Resources Graduate Coordinator - Fisheries & Wildlife Sciences
School of Natural Resources
U.S. Geological Survey, Missouri Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Research at a glance
Area(s) of Expertise
Paukert’s research focuses on conservation and management of large river fishes, stream fish conservation at the local and landscape scale, and effects of climate change on aquatic systems. His research is applied and answers questions relevant to conservation and management agencies.
Paukert is the Leader of the US Geological Survey, Missouri Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit in the School of Natural Resources. His research is in collaboration with state and federal agencies to help them with their research needs related to climate change adaptation strategies for fish and fisheries, conservation and management of large river fishes, and stream fish conservation at the local and landscape scale. Paukert has a Ph.D. from South Dakota State University, an M.S. from Oklahoma State University, and a B.S. From the University of Minnesota. Prior to arriving at MU in 2010, he worked with USGS at the Kansas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit and the Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center.
- Ph.D., 2001, South Dakota State University
- FW 8001: Perspectives for Emerging Professionals