Kerri Kosziwka


Research Interests: fisheries, coral reef ecology, conservation, and population dynamics.


Graduated from McMaster University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from the Integrated Science program with a concentration in biology.   Certified PADI Divemaster that has experience with various scientific diving methodologies including stereo-video surveys.  Worked for four years as an Environmental Site Assessor, mostly handling the environmental due diligence for commercial real estate transactions.

Lab Publications (3)

  • Ecology of Freshwater Fish Cover Image

    Kosziwka, K., S.J. Cooke, K.E. Smokorowski, F. Fischer, E.S. Dunlop, M. Rennie and T.C. Pratt.  2024.  The spatial extent of Walleye and Lake Sturgeon spawning migrations below a dam in the lower Black Sturgeon River, Lake Superior.  Ecology of Freshwater Fishes.  doi: 10.1111/eff.12792

  • Environmental Reviews Cover Image

    Marteinson, S.C., M.J. Lawrence, Z.E. Taranu, K. Kosziwka, J.J. Taylor, A. Green, A.K. Winegardner, T. Rytwinski, J.L. Reid, C. Dubetz, J. Leblanc, D.M. Galus and S.J. Cooke. 2022. Increased use of sanitizers and disinfectants during the COVID-19 pandemic: identification of antimicrobial chemicals and considerations for aquatic environmental contamination.  Environmental Reviews. 31:73-91.

  • Algera, D.A., K.L. Neigel, K. Kosziwka, A.E.I. Abrams, D.M. Glassman, J.R. Bennett, S.J. Cooke and N.W.R. Lapointe. 2022. Assessing a proponent-driven process for endangered species threat mitigation: Ontario’s Endangered Species Act, American Eel, and hydropower. FACETS Journal. 7:153-173.