Student examining a specimen in a microscope

Faculty & Staff Directory

Biological, Environmental, and Earth Sciences

Virginia Shervette, PhD

Courses Taught

Teaching Interests:  Environmental Science, Marine Biology, Conservation, Fisheries Ecology, Ichthyology, Research Methods.


Ph.D., Wildlife and Fisheries Science, Texas A&M University.

Research Interests

Research in the Fish/Fisheries Conservation Lab examines ecosystem, community, and species responses to anthropogenic impacts in aquatic systems along the watershed gradient including freshwater, estuarine, and marine environments. Also investigates issues relating to human dimensions of fisheries management including benefits and risks associated with fish and other seafood consumption.