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# Education *University of Washington*, Ph.D. Aquatic and Fishery Sciences \hfill 2003-2006 \newline - *Committee:* Ray Hilborn (advisor), Andre Punt, Tim Essington *Montana State University*, MSc Biology \hfill 2000-2003 \newline - *Advisor:* Dan Goodman *University of California San Diego*, BSc Ecology and Evolution \hfill 1995-1999 # Employment *Statistican* Northwest Fisheries Science Center, NMFS (NOAA) \hfill 2009 - present *Affiliate Associate Professor* University of Washington (SAFS) \hfill 2013 - present *Post-doctoral researcher* National Research Council \hfill 2007 - 2008 *Stock assessment scientist* Wellington, New Zealand \hfill Spring 2005 *Graduate research assistant* University of Washington \hfill 2003 - 2006 # Journal Articles (peer - reviewed) ```{r echo = FALSE, results='asis', comment=NA} library(RefManageR) biblio = ReadBib(file = "myCV.bib") BibOptions(sorting = "ydnt") parse_authors = function(s) { # first author s_init = strsplit(as.character(s[[1]]), " ")[[1]] s_init_last = s_init[length(s_init)] s_init_str = paste0(s_init_last, ", ") for(i in 1:(length(s_init)-1)) { s_init_str = paste0(s_init_str, substr(s_init[i],1,1), ".") } if(s_init_last == "Ward" & substr(s_init[1],1,1) == "E") { s_init_str = paste0("**",s_init_str,"**") } s_str = s_init_str if(length(s) > 1) { # multiple authors for(j in 2:length(s)) { # parse name first s_init = strsplit(as.character(s[[j]]), " ")[[1]] s_init_last = s_init[length(s_init)] s_init_str = "" for(i in 1:(length(s_init)-1)) { s_init_str = paste0(s_init_str, substr(s_init[i],1,1), ".") } s_init_str = paste0(s_init_str, " ", s_init_last) if(s_init_last == "Ward" & substr(s_init[[1]],1,1) == "E") { s_init_str = paste0("**",s_init_str,"**") } s_str = paste0(s_str, ", ", s_init_str) } } return(s_str) } # Write script to parse bib file into individual entries. These include author list, year, title, journal, volume, pages, doi for(n in length(biblio):1) { # $author, $year, $title, $volume, $pages, $doi # parse author list author_str = parse_authors(biblio[[n]]$author) n_i = n#70 - n + 1 ref = paste0(">",n_i,". ", author_str, ". ", biblio[[n]]$year, ". ", biblio[[n]]$title, ". ", "*", biblio[[n]]$journal, "*, ", biblio[[n]]$volume, ":", biblio[[n]]$pages, ". doi:", biblio[[n]]$doi, "\n \n") cat(ref) } ``` # Technical Reports >12. Ferguson, L., M. Srinivasan, E. Oleson, S. Hayes, S.K. Brown, R. Angliss, J. Carretta, E. Holmes, **E.J. Ward**, J. Kocik, K. Mullin, R. Dean, and J. Davis (eds.). 2017. Proceedings of the First National Protected Species Assessment Workshop. U.S. Dept. of Commer., NOAA. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-F/SPO-172, 92 p. [link](http://spo.nmfs.noaa.gov/sites/default/files/TMSPO172.pdf) >11. Denton, K., M. McHenry, R. Moses, **E.J. Ward**, M. Liermann, O. Stefankiv, W. Wells and G. Pess. 2016 Elwha River Steelhead Escapement Estimate Based on DIDSON/ARIS Multi-Beam SONAR Data. >10. Denton, K., M. McHenry, R. Moses, **E.J. Ward**, M. Liermann, O. Stefankiv, W. Wells and G. Pess. 2016 Elwha River Chinook Escapement Estimate Based on DIDSON/ARIS Multi-Beam SONAR Data. >9. Gustafson, R.G., L. Weitkamp, Y.W. Lee, **E.J. Ward**, K. Somers, V. Tuttle, and J. Jannot. 2016. Status Review Update of Eulachon (Thaleichthys pacificus) Listed under the Endangered Species Act: Southern Distinct Population Segment. [link](http://www.westcoast.fisheries.noaa.gov/publications/status_reviews/other_species/eulachon/eulachon_2016_status_review_update.pdf) >8. Gerrodette, T., **E.J. Ward**, R.L. Taylor, L.K. Schwarz, T. Eguchi, P.R. Wade, and G.K. Himes-Boor. 2016. Daniel Goodman’s empirical approach to Bayesian statistics. Pre-print at PeerJ [link](https://peerj.com/preprints/1755/) >7. Denton, K., M. McHenry, R. Moses, **E.J. Ward**, M. Liermann, O. Stefankiv, W. Wells and G. Pess. 2015 Elwha River Steelhead Escapement Estimate Based on DIDSON/ARIS Multi-Beam SONAR Data. >6. Denton, K., M. McHenry, R. Moses, **E.J. Ward**, M. Liermann, O. Stefankiv, W. Wells and G. Pess. 2015 Elwha River Chinook Escapement Estimate Based on DIDSON/ARIS Multi-Beam SONAR Data. >5. Denton, K., M. McHenry, R. Moses, **E.J. Ward**, M. Liermann, O. Stefankiv, W. Wells and G. Pess. 2014 Elwha River Steelhead Escapement Estimate Based on DIDSON/ARIS Multi-Beam SONAR Data. >4. Denton, K., M. McHenry, R. Moses, **E.J. Ward**, M. Liermann, O. Stefankiv, W. Wells and G. Pess. 2014 Elwha River Chinook Escapement Estimate Based on DIDSON/ARIS Multi-Beam SONAR Data. >3. **E.J. Ward**, M.J. Ford, R.G. Kope, J.K.B. Ford, A. Velez-Espino, C.K. Parken, L. LaVoy, M.B. Hanson, K.C. Balcomb. Estimating the impacts of Chinook salmon abundance and prey removal by ocean fishing on Southern Resident killer whale population dynamics. 2013. U.S. Dept. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-NWFSC-123, 71 p. [link](https://www.nwfsc.noaa.gov/assets/25/4647_08132013_113012_ImpactsOnSRKWsTM123WebFinal.pdf) >2. Stout, H.A., P.W. Lawson, D.L. Bottom, T.D. Cooney, M.J. Ford, C.E. Jordan, R.G. Kope, L.M. Kruzic, G.R. Pess, G.H. Reeves, M.D. Scheuerell, T.C. Wainwright, R.S. Waples, **E.J. Ward**, L.A. Weitkamp, J.G. Williams, and T.H. Williams. 2012. Scientific conclusions of the status review for Oregon coast coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch). U.S. Dept. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-NWFSC-118, 242 p. [link](https://www.nwfsc.noaa.gov/assets/25/1916_08132012_121939_SROregonCohoTM118WebFinal.pdf) >1. Northwest Fisheries Science Center. 2011. Risk assessment of U.S. West Coast groundfish fisheries to threatened and endangered marine species. NWFSC, NMFS. 2725 Montlake Blvd E, Seattle, WA. [link](https://www.nwfsc.noaa.gov/assets/11/4242_07142014_135038_Ford.et.al.2012.pdf) # Book Chapters **E.J. Ward** 2012. Population Dynamics. In *Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia*. pp. 195- 208. # Teaching Experience *FISH 507: Applied Time Series Analysis*, University of Washington \hfill 2012 - present \newline Co-taught course with Eli Holmes and Mark Scheuerell [webpage](https://catalyst.uw.edu/workspace/fish203/35553/) *Ecological Society of America (ESA)* \hfill 2008 - 2011 \newline Co-taught Analysis of Multivariate Time-Series Data Using State-Space Models, and Introduction to MARSS *NWFSC R workshop* (organized & taught) \hfill 2010 - 2011 *Visiting lecturer* University of Washington \hfill 2007 - 2009 \newline Taught FSH 497 Introductory modeling and programming course # External Funding **2018-2020** G. Holtgrieve, C. Harvey, and E.J. Ward. *Reconstructing a Century of Coastal Productivity and Predator Trophic Dynamics using Compound-specific Stable Isotopes from Archival Bone Specimens*. Washington Sea Grant, $192K. **2018-2020** L. Hauser, B. Vadopalas, R. Childer, B. Hudson, B. Eudeline, and E.J. Ward. *Development of genetic risk assessment tools and Management Strategy Evaluation for Aquaculture of Native Shellfish*. Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant, $299K. **2017-2018** E.J. Ward, G. Holtgrieve, C. Harvey. *Reconstructing a ecosystem productivity and marine mammal trophic dynamics using compound-specific stable isotopes from bone specimens*. NWFSC Internal Grants Program **2016-2018** T.E. Essington, T.B. Francis, C. Greene, L. Kuehne, D. Lowry, E.J. Ward. *Recovering historical baselines in Puget Sound*. Washington Sea Grant, $243K. **2016** E.J. Ward *Improving bycatch estimation through spatial statistics* $100K. **2015** E.J. Ward, A.O. Shelton and M.J. Ford. *Portfolio Effects in Historic Chinook Hatchery Practices on Prey Availability for Southern Resident Killer Whales* National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, $110K. **2014-2015** I. Kaplan, E.J. Ward, et al. *A spatially explicit ecosystem model for quantifying marine mammal impacts on Chinook salmon* Pacific Salmon Commission Southern Fund, $206K. **2013-2014** T. Eguchi, E.J. Ward, and E.E. Holmes. *Developing risk assessment tools for marine sea turtles* $100K. **2013-2014** Holmes, E.E. and E.J. Ward. *Developing web based computing tools for protected species*. $200K. **2013** M.B. Hanson, E.J. Ward. et al. *Modeling the distribution of endangered killer whales in Pacific Northwest Navy ranges using acoustic recorder detections and satellite tagged whales*, US Navy. **2013** Shelton, A.O., E.J. Ward, J.T. Thorson, M. Bellman, B. Feist. *Integrating spatial habitat and fisheries effort data to improve abundance estimates of west coast groundfish*. $56K. **2011** E.J. Ward et al., *Incorporating multiple data sources into a unified framework to improve estimates of adult salmon returns and population productivity*. $33K. **2009** *NSF Comparative Analysis of Marine Ecosystem Organization: New statistical tools for analyzing community dynamics with applications to marine zooplankton*, $347K (141K from NCEAS). Associate Investigator (Principal Investigator - E.E. Holmes) # Fellowships and Awards **2006** *Cumulative Risk Assessment for Endangered Species* 2 year NRC post-doc awarded $92K. **2003** *National Marine Fisheries Service / Washington Sea Grant Fellowship in Population Dynamics*: Incorporating model selection and decision analysis into population dynamics modeling. Grant awarded for $120K. # Post-docs **2012** Jim Thorson (NRC Research Post-doc). With Michelle McClure, Eli Holmes, and Mark Scheuerell **2012-2013** Guillaume Bal (NRC Research Post-doc). Co-supervised with Eli Holmes and Mark Scheuerell **2015-2017** Sean Anderson (Smith Fellow). Co-supervised with Trevor Branch **2017--** Ben Nelson (NWFSC). Co-supervised with Ole Shelton **2017--** Lewis Barnett (NWFSC) # Supervised Graduate Students or Committees **2017--** Natalie Lowell (L. Hauser), SAFS, University of Washington **2017--** Megan Feddern (G. Holtgrieve), SAFS, University of Washington **2012-2017** Pam Moriarty (T. Essington), SAFS, University of Washington **2013-2016** Brandon Chasco (S. Heppell) Oregon State University **2014-2015** Brian Stock (B. Semmens) SIO, with Tomo Eguchi **2015-2016** Hannah Linder (J. Horne) UW # Service and Outreach **Subject Editor, Ecological Applications** \hfill 2013 - present **Puget Sound Seabird Survey** \hfill 2005-present \newline Developed survey methodology for Puget Sound’s first land-based citizen science seabird survey and oversaw data analysis **Orca Bowl** Washington State Sea Grant / University of Washington **Secretary & Treasurer**, Statistical Ecology Section, Ecological Society of America 2010-2012