Jane Rogosch, an expert in community ecology and invasion biology in freshwater systems, has been named an Assistant Unit Leader with the U.S. Geological Survey, Texas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit in Lubbock. The Texas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit was established at Texas Tech in 1988. The research group is part of the National Cooperative Research Units Program that resides within the U.S. Geological Survey.
The New Mexico native indicated that her research program broadly focuses on the ecology and conservation of freshwater fishes with emphasis on the influence of altered flow conditions, invasive species, and other aspects of environmental change. One of her primary goals at Tech are to advance the science and practice of conserving and managing aquatic ecosystems and to prepare future natural resource professionals through research, mentorship, and graduate education. Her bachelor's degree in biology with a minor in statistics is from the University of New Mexico, and her master's degree in biology is from Kansas State University. Her doctorate in aquatic and fishery sciences is from the University of Washington.