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Dr. Chris Hoagstrom


B.S., Ohio Northern University
M.S., Sul Ross State University
Ph.D., South Dakota State University


Contact Information

Phone: 801-626-7486
Office Location: 
Tracy Hall Science Center (TY)
Room 327

For more details visit Dr. Hoagstrom's website.

Dr. Hoagstrom's Website

Teaching Philosophy & Focus

My teaching focus includes introductory zoology, freshwater ecology, fish biology, conservation biology, and biogeography. I like to involve students in practical subject matter that connects scientific principles. My field courses (Aquatic Ecology, Ichthyology) and research with undergraduate students include field sampling as well as data analysis and presentation.

Classes Taught

ZOOL 1110 LS - Principles of Zoology
ZOOL 3470 - Zoogeography
ZOOL 3500 - Conservation Biology
ZOOL 4650 - Ichthyology
ZOOL 4480 - Aquatic Ecology

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Research Areas of Interest

My research interests include all areas of freshwater ecology and conservation of freshwater ecosystems.

Recent Projects

(potential for continuation)

Effects of fish-stocking practices on levels of predation by cormorants on stocked fishes in suburban ponds.
Food web interactions in creeks along the northern Wasatch Front.


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Office hours

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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for list of Advisors.



Mailing address

Weber State University
Department of Zoology
1415 Edvalson St., Dept. 2505
Ogden, UT 84408-2505

Building location

Tracy Hall Science Center (TY)
Room 402, Mail Code 2505

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