William Eldridge, Ph.D.

200 200 Stroud Water Research Center

[ALUMNUS] Adjunct Research Scientist

Interests and Expertise

My research is concerned with understanding and conserving the genetic diversity that is necessary for fish —from individuals to species and entire populations — to adapt to changing environments, thus ensuring their long-term survival.


  • Ph.D., Fishery Sciences (Certificate in Environmental Management), University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.
  • M.S., Fisheries, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • B.S., Biology, Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania.

Professional Experience

  • Adjunct Research Scientist, Stroud Water Research Center, 2014–2016.
  • Assistant Research Scientist, Stroud Water Research Center, 2008–2014.
  • Lecturer, University of Washington, Tacoma, Washington, 2007.
  • Fishery Geneticist II, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, Olympia, Washington, 2000–2003.
  • Scientific Consultant, Sustainable Fisheries Foundation, Bothell, Washington, 2000.


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