Contact Us

Conservation Sciences Graduate Program

University of Minnesota
135 B Skok Hall
2003 Upper Buford Circle
St. Paul, MN 55108

Phone: (612) 624-7751
Fax: (612) 625-5299 
Email: conssci@umn.edu
Web: www.conssci.umn.edu

Conservation Sciences Program Office and Coordinator:

The Program Office is located at 135 B Skok Hall. Anup Joshi is the Program coordinator and will be in the office during these hours:

Monday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Anup is available to answer questions and help current students, incoming students and faculty, so please use his expertise. The most important role he will play for current students is to review programs before they are submitted to the grad school.

Director of Graduate Study (DGS):

Robert Blair
Email: blairrb@umn.edu
Phone: (612) 624-2198

The DGS helps students solve problems with their graduate program and interactions with the Graduate School, their advisor, committee, etc. (However, students should first attempt to solve problems through their advisor and the Program Coordinator.)

Conservation Science Track Coordinator:

Kenneth Kozak

Email: kozak016@umn.edu

Phone: (612) 624-3982

Fisheries and Aquatic Biology (FAB) Track Coordinator:

Przemyslaw Bajer 

Email: bajer003@umn.edu

Phone: (612) 625-6722

Wildlife Ecology & Management (WEM) Track Coordinator:

Joseph Bump

Email: bump@umn.edu

Phone: (612) 624-2255

Track Coordinator interacts with prospective students interested in a particular tack within Conservation Sciences major and helps them get into the program.