Curriculum vitae

EDUCATION
M.S. in Aquatic & Fishery Sciences, University of Washington                                                          2012
B.S. in Marine Ecology, minor in Education, The Evergreen State College                                      2007
Associate of Arts, Seattle Central Community College                                                                            2005

PROFESSIONAL AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Research Scientist, Freshwater Ecology & Conservation Lab, University of Washington,  School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences. Seattle, Washington.                                                                                      2012 – Present

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, University of Washington, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences. Seattle, Washington.                                                                                         2009 – 2012

Science Writing Fellow, Washington Sea Grant. Seattle, Washington.                                    2010

Fisheries Biologist, Watershed Program, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Seattle, Washington.                                                                   2007 – 2009

Scientific Technician, Ocean Monitoring Program, Washington State Department of Fish & Wildlife.  Neah Bay, Washington.                                                                                                                                      2007

Intern, Marine Biotoxins Program, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Seattle, Washington.                                                                                                2006

PUBLICATIONS

Kuehne, L., Olden, J., Strecker, A., Lawler, J., and Theobald, D. (In Press) Past, present, and future of ecological integrity assessment for fresh waters. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

Mims, M. , Hodgson, E., Kuehne, L., and Siple, M. (2016) The benefits of workshopping graduate fellowships: a how-to guide for graduate students and early career scientists. Ideas in Ecology and Evolution 9: 24-39 Open access article

Kuehne, L. ,Olden, J. and Rubenson, E. (2016) Multi-trophic impacts of an aquatic invasive plant. Freshwater Biology 61: 1846-1861  Article

Kuehne, L. and Olden, J. (2016) Environmental drivers of occupancy and detection of Olympic Mudminnow (Novumbra hubbsi). Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 145: 17-26. Article

Greene, C., Kuehne, L., Rice, C., Fresh, K., and Pentilla, D. (2015) Forty years of change in forage fish and jellyfish abundance across greater Puget Sound, Washington (USA): Anthropogenic and climate associations. Marine Ecology Progress Series 525: 153-170. Open access article

Kuehne, L. and Olden, J. (2015) Lay summaries needed to enhance science communication. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 112: 3585-3586. Open access article

Kuehne, L. and Olden, J. (2014) Ecology and Conservation of Mudminnow Species Worldwide. Fisheries. Article

Kuehne, L., Twardochleb, L., Fritschie, K., Mims, M., Lawrence, D., Gibson, P., Stewart-Koster, B., and Olden, J. (2014)  Practical science communication strategies for graduate students. Conservation Biology. Article

Kuehne, L., Padgham, B. and Olden, J. (2013) The soundscapes of lakes across an urbanization gradient. PLOS ONE. Open access article

Kuehne, L., Olden, J., and Duda, J. (2012) Costs of living for juvenile Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) in an increasingly warming and invaded world. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. Article

Kuehne, L. and Olden, J. (2012) Evidence of prey naivety in behavioral responses of juvenile Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) to an invasive predator. Freshwater Biology. Article

CONTRIBUTED PRESENTATIONS

“Making good or broken promises? Trends in ecological integrity assessment across the United States”, 2016 Society for Freshwater Science Conference, Sacramento, California

“Fish and plant community responses to non-native parrotfeather (Myriophyllum aquaticum) in the Chehalis River, Washington. Meeting the Challenge: Preventing, Detecting, and Controlling Invasive Plants, Seattle, Washington. Poster

“Interactive effects of temperature and predation on behavior, physiology, and growth of juvenile Chinook salmon”, School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences Graduate Symposium, Seattle, Washington. People’s Choice Award

“Temperature and predation impacts on behavior, physiology and growth of juvenile Chinook salmon in an artificial stream channel”, American Fisheries Society 141st Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington

“Differences in response of juvenile Chinook salmon to native and nonnative predator cues”, School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences Graduate Symposium, Seattle, Washington. Awarded Best Oral M.S. Presentation

“Comparison of Stream, Estuary, and Ocean Residency Conditions on Survival of Puget Sound Hatchery and Wild Chinook Salmon Populations”, Puget Sound Georgia Basin Conference, Seattle, Washington

“Marine Science Education and Outreach from the Field”, Educational Partnership Program Education and Science Forum. Tallahassee, Florida

OUTREACH AND EDUCATION

“Connecting fish, rivers, and people through storytelling”, A 2016 World Fish Migration Day video project http://www.worldfishmigrationday.com/video-stream

Writer/Contributor, Early Career Ecologists Blog http://earlycareerecologists.wordpress.com/

Course Developer/Co-Instructor, NSF Proposal Writing for Graduate Students (507K), School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences, University of Washington

Author, West Coast sardines become focus in science of space, Fishermen’s News Magazine

Treasurer, University of Washington Student Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Link to webpage.

Director and creator of original film. “Science at Sea: The Hunt for Killer Algae”,  Northwest Fisheries Science Center. Executive Producer: Vera L. Trainer

Director and co-creator of original film.  “Forecasting Harmful Algal Blooms in  Washington State”, Northwest Fisheries Science Center. Executive Producer: Vera L. Trainer. Selected for screening at:2009 Puget Sound Georgia Basin Environmental Film Festival, Seattle, Washington and 2011 Beneath the Waves Film Festival, Mobile, Alabama

Author, “Harmful Algal Bloom Hunter’s Handbook”, Marine Biotoxins Program, Northwest Fisheries Science Center