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James Sulikowski

Associate Director & Professor
Faculty w/Admin Appointment, WEST Campus, Mailcode 2352

Dr. Sulikowski is a  professor and Associate Director  at ASU New College in the School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences. He has over 25 years of experience working with cartilaginous and bony fish which has generated 87 peer-reviewed publications garnered more than $13 million in external grant funding.

Dr. 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.  Dr. Sulikowsk'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.

Dr. Sulikowski 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.” 


Dr. Sulikowski  has a Bachelor’s degree in biology (Denison University), Masters degrees in marine biology (Nova Southeastern University) and physiology (Depaul University), as well as a Ph.D. in Zoology (University of New Hampshire). 

Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 181General Biology I