Curriculum Vitae

CONTACT
Email: njhostet [at] uw.edu
Office: 301-497-5709

OFFICE ADDRESS
USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
12100 Beech Forest Road
Laurel, MD 20708 USA

EDUCATION
Ph.D. Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, 2016, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.

M.S. Wildlife Science, 2010, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.

B.S. Biology, 2002, Gardner-Webb University, Boiling Springs, North Carolina.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Postdoctoral Research Associate,Washington Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, University of Washington (2018 – current)
Postdoctoral Research Ecologist, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center (2016 – 2018)
Ph.D. Graduate Research Assistant, North Carolina State University
(2013 – 2016)
Associate Biologist, Real Time Research Inc. (2010 – 2012)
Graduate Research Assistant, Oregon State University (2007 – 2009)

GRANTS
Research Grant. Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Title: Integrated Population Model for Maine Black Bears. SJ Converse, AK Fuller, and NJ Hostetter (Co-PIs). 2020-2021. $174,596.

Research Grant. Real Time Research Inc. (sub-contract from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers funded project). Title: Summarizing current knowledge of the factors influencing juvenile salmonid susceptibility to avian predation in the Columbia River basin. 2019. $12,512.

Research Grant. North Pacific Research Board. Title: Integrating spatial capture-recapture and telemetry data to estimate abundance and movement of marine mammals. SJ Converse (PI). 2018-2020. $283,781. (Assisted with concept development, study design, proposal writing, listed as collaborator).

Travel Grant. University of Washington, College of the Environment Student/Postdoc Travel Fund.Title: Integrating spatial capture-recapture and telemetry data to jointly estimate polar bear abundance and movement. NJ Hostetter. 2018. $1,000.

Research Grant. Grant County Public Utility District. Title: Caspian tern predation on upper Columbia River steelhead: retrospective analysis of juvenile salmonid acoustic telemetry systems (JSATS) data from 2008–2010. Evans AF and K Collis (co-PIs). 2012. $19,000. (Assisted with concept development, study design, proposal writing, co-author on final report).