Biosciences Division


Brenda M. Pracheil, PhD

Brenda M. Pracheil, PhD

Energy-Water Resources Group
Aquatic Ecologist
Environmental Sciences Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Office: Building 1505 Room 264
Oak Ridge, TN 37831
Office: 865-241-5622
Cell: 402-613-0315


Professoinal Experience

Dr. Brenda Pracheil is a Research and Development Staff Associate at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and an Associate Editor of the North American Journal of Fisheries Management. She received B.S. and B.A. degrees in Biological Sciences and Philosophy and a Natural Resources from University of Nebraska-Lincoln, a M.S. in Zoology from Michigan State University, and conducted postdoctoral studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has been actively researching all things aquatic, especially big fish in big rivers, for the past 17 years and is a frequent contributor to the scientific literature.


PhD Natural Resources, University of Nebraska
MS Zoology, Michigan State University
BS & BA Biological Sciences & Philosophy, University of Nebraska

Curriculum Vitae