UMCES Annapolis Office
Conor earned his Ph.D. in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences from Purdue University (2013), his M.S. in Biology from Marshall University (2007), and his B.S. in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation from the University of Florida (2004). His research has mostly focused on freshwater ecology and conservation, but he is broadly interested in helping organizations make data-informed decisions to improve sustainability. Before joining UMCES, he was the lead data analyst for a Western Lake Erie Watershed conservation project at the Aquatic Ecology Lab (2013-2016) and an Associate Professor of Environmental Science at Tusculum University (2016-2022). Conor enjoys hobbies that get him outside, following Liverpool F.C., and baking bread.