James Sulikowski is a professor and associate director in the School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences. He has more than 25 years of experience working with cartilaginous and bony fish, which has generated 87 peer-reviewed publications and garnered more than $13 million in external grant funding.
Professor Sulikowski's interdisciplinary research focuses on the physiological ecology of commercially valuable fish and involves active collaborations with colleagues from many different universities and organizations. This includes studies on the distribution and movement patterns of large charismatic species such as sturgeon and sharks. Sulikowski's interests in aquatic environments along with his diverse background, which includes techniques in endocrinology and fisheries biology, continues to provide his students various research opportunities.
Sulikowsk'si research has appeared on numerous local and national television shows including Discovery Channel’s “Shark Week,” NBC’s “Today Show,” National Geographic “Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin,” and the BBC series “Rise of Animals.”