Dr. Sandra M. Clinton is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from McGill University, a Master’s degree in Zoology from Arizona State University and a Ph.D. in Forest Resources from the University of Washington. Dr. Clinton’s research focuses on the ecology of freshwater water aquatic systems. She has over a decade of research experience on a diversity of ecosystems including Boreal Shield lakes, desert streams, floodplain rivers, urban streams, and managed systems such as wastewater treatment facilities. Dr. Clinton’s current research is focused on understanding human impacts on the structure and function of stream ecosystems.