James Parham, PhD
Dr. Parham is an expert developer of Geographic Information System (GIS) models that integrate essential components of hydrology, geomorphology, and fish ecology to enable improved use of freshwaters while protecting the natural environment. He has 30 years of experience in the water management profession with a focus on instream flow, hydropower, habitat availability, and fish passage studies. Dr. Parham also serves as a research hydrologist and aquatic biologist with Bishop Museum in Honolulu, HI and as associate research fellow at the Center for Great Plains Studies at the University of Nebraska. Dr. Parham is a Certified Fisheries Professional and is a past President of the Tennessee Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. Overall, Dr. Parham designs and delivers coherent projects using the latest technologies to provide solutions to difficult resource management conflicts. He received his Ph.D. from Louisiana State University, an M.S. from the University of Guam and a B.S. from Virginia Tech.