William J. Matthews
Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma in
Zoology (Ichthyology, Ecology, Limnology), 1977.
Principles of Ecology, Fish Ecology, Stream Ecology, Aquatic Biology, Vertebrate
Morphogenesis, Fishes of the Midwest, Larval Fish Ecology, and Stream Fish Ecology.
Resource Use in Aquatic Environments, Stream Ecology, Fish Ecology, Larval
Fish Ecology, Fish Faunas of North America, and Analysis of Fish Community Structure.
US Environmental Protection Agency. 2004-2007. Design,
construction and evaluation of a passive treatment system for contaminated mine
water. $2,982,000. B. Nairn, PI; W. Matthews and others, Co-PIs. (Matthews'
portion of the award is $198,252 for evaluation of effects on fishes).
National Science Foundation. 2003-2004. Dissertation
Research: Fish effects in stream ecosystems-a mechanistic approach.
$6,980.00 (DEB-0308729). Dissertation improvement grant for Chad Hargrave.
Oklahoma Water Resources Board. 2002-2003. Sorting
and identification of fish. $6,000. W.J. Matthews, PI; W.
U.S. Army Corp of Engineers.
1999-2004. Development of protocols for assessing watershed assimilative
capacity for chemical stressors in support of appropriate ecosystem
management/restoration practices: Determination of aquatic and sediment
eco-effects. (On Lake Texoma). $910,000. G.D. Schnell, PI; W.J.
USDA Forest Service. 1999-2000. Assessment of
movement of leopard darters in Oklahoma streams. $40,000.00. E.
Marsh-Matthews, PI; W.J. Matthews, Co-PI.
Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality. 1999-2002.
Identify, enumerate and determine biomass of fish samples. Not to exceed
$10,000 per year. W.J. Matthews, PI; E. Marsh-Matthews, Co-PI.
Award and Honors:
George M. Sutton Conservation Award, Southwestern Association of
Naturalists, 2001. (Best conservation paper in the Southwestern Naturalist
during the past year).
Current Graduate Students:
Rachael Remington, PhD student at University of Oklahoma
David Gillette, PhD student at University of Oklahoma
Jeff Wesner. PhD student at U. Oklahoma.
Courtney Franssen. MS student at U. Oklahoma.