Joseph Shostell University of Minnesota - Crookston
Joseph Shostell is Professor of Biology and Environmental Sciences at the University of Minnesota, Crookston. Joseph earned his PhD in environmental biology from the University of Louisville with a concentration in limnology/ecosystems ecology. He holds a master’s degree in zoology, with a concentration in limnology/community ecology, from North Dakota State University and is a certified Hazwoper Trainer (to teach about hazardous chemicals), STEM Education Trainer from the Center for the Advancement of STEM Education, and Wind Senator for Kidwind. Joseph has received numerous awards including Penn State’s 2008 and 2012 Scholarly Excellence Awards, and key grants from the Department of Environmental Protection and from the National Science Foundation. He has written or cowritten articles published in journals such as Ecosystems, Journal of Freshwater Ecology, Freshwater Biology, Aquatic Ecology, and The Journal of Heredity, and co-written or contributed to several academic books and monographs.