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Cassandra N.

Glaspie
Curriculum vitae

Phone: 225 578 0379


Email: cglaspie1@lsu.edu
Address: 3195 Energy, Coast, and Environment Building
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

EDUCATION

2016 Ph.D. in Marine Science


Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, Gloucester
Point, VA

2008 B.S. in Zoology


Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

2018-present Assistant Professor


Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences, Louisiana State University,
Baton Rouge, LA

2016-2018 Postdoctoral Scholar


Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

PUBLICATIONS

13. In prep Glaspie, C. N., Sacco, A. E., Nepal, S., Tang. T., Moreno, P., Dell-Apa, A.,
Erisman, B., Fraiser, K. E., Ilich, A., Yassin, M. S., and de Mutsert, K.
Environmental drivers of juvenile red snapper distribution and abundance in the
Gulf of Mexico. For submission to Frontiers in Marine Science.

12. In review Tupitza, J. C., and Glaspie, C. N. Restored freshwater flow on estuarine benthic
communities in the northern Gulf of Mexico: research trends and future needs.
Submitted to PeerJ.

11. In review Erisman, B. E., Bolser, D. G., Ilich, A., Fraiser, K. E., Glaspie, C. N., Moreno, P.,
Dell’Apa, A., Yassin, M. S., Nepal, S., Tang, T., de Mutsert, K., and Sacco, A. E.
A meta-analytical review of environmental and ecological factors influencing the
abundance of red snapper (Lutjanus campechanus) in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.
Submitted to Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries.

10. In review Glaspie, C. N., Seitz, R. D, and Lipcius R. N. Empirical test of crab-clam
predator-prey model predictions: storm-driven phase shift to a low-density steady

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state. Submitted to Marine Ecology Progress Series. Archived at
https://doi.org/10.1101/224097.

9. 2019 Glaspie, C. N., Clouse, M., Huebert, K. B., Ludsin, S. A., Mason, D. M., Pierson,
J. J., Roman, M. R., and Brandt, S. B. Fish diet shifts associated with the northern
gulf of Mexico hypoxic zone. Estuaries and Coasts 42(8):2170-2183. doi:
10.1007/s12237-019-00626-x

8. 2018 Glaspie, C. N. and Seitz, R. D. Habitat complexity and benthic predator-prey


interactions in the Chesapeake Bay. PLOS ONE 13(10): e0205162.

7. 2018 Glaspie, C. N., Seitz, R. D., Ogburn, M. B., Dungan, C. F., and Hines, A. H.
Impacts of habitat, recruitment, and disease on soft-shell clam Mya arenaria and
stout razor clam Tagelus plebeius. Marine Ecology Progress Series 603:117-133.
doi: 10.3354/meps12706.

6. 2018 Glaspie, C. N., Clouse, M., Adamack, A. T., Cha, Y., Ludsin, S. A., Mason, D.
M., Roman, M. R., Stow, C. A., and Brandt, S. B. Effect of hypoxia on diet of
Atlantic bumper Chloroscombrus chrysurus in the northern Gulf of Mexico.
Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 147(4):740-748. doi:
10.1002/tafs.10063.

5. 2018 Glaspie, C. N., Jenkinson, S., and Seitz, R. D. Effects of estuarine acidification
on an oyster-associated community in NSW, Australia. Journal of Shellfish
Research 37(1):63-72.

4. 2017 Glaspie, C. N. and Seitz, R. D. Role of habitat and predators in maintaining


functional diversity of estuarine bivalves. Marine Ecology Progress Series
570:113-125.

3. 2017 Glaspie, C. N. and Seitz, R. D. Multiple stressors associated with acid sulfate soil
effluent influence mud crab Scylla serrata predation on Sydney rock oysters
Saccostrea glomerata. Marine & Freshwater Research 68(4):743-751.

2. 2016 Glaspie, C. N., Longmire, K., and Seitz, R. D. Acidification alters predator-prey
interactions of blue crab Callinectes sapidus and softshell clam Mya arenaria.
Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 489:58-65.

1. 2012 Fredricks, T. B., Zwiernik, M. J., Seston, R. M., Coefield, S. J., Glaspie, C. N.,
Tazelaar, D. L., Kay, D. P., Newstead, J. L., and Giesy, J. P. Reproductive
success of three passerine species exposed to dioxin-like compounds near
Midland, Michigan, USA. Ecotoxicology 21(4):1145-1154.

AWARDS AND HONORS

2019 Coastal Studies Institute Fellow

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2016 VIMS John M. & Marilyn Zeigler Student Achievement Award, $3,025

2015 ConocoPhillips Scholarship, $1,781

2015 VIMS Marine Science Teaching Fellowship, $1,500

2015 VIMS SunTrust Fellowship, $2,000

2014-2016 EPA Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowship, $84,000

2014 NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) Fellowship, $10,000

2014 VIMS Dean’s Fellowship, $6,000

2013-2014 NSF GK-12 PERFECT Fellowship, $40,500

2010-2011 VIMS Foundation Hunter B. Andrews, Jr. Fellowship, $3,800

2007-2008 NOAA Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship, Kodiak, AK, $14,500

GRANTS

Submitted NAS Gulf Research Program, “Predicting impacts of large-scale restoration on


benthic production and the brown shrimp fishery in Louisiana”, PI: C. Glaspie,
co-PIs: M. Baustian, F. Messina, J. Leo; $471,072

Submitted NAS Gulf Research Program, “From physics to fish: How human-induced
physical changes affect estuarine ecosystems and fisheries production”, PI: M.
Sutor, co-PIs: D. Justic, M. Dance, C. Glaspie, Craig, K.; $577,240

2019-2022 BOEM-LSU Marine Institute, “Impact of non-linear sedimentation on dredge area


benthic ecosystem on Louisiana shelf”, PI: Z. Xue, co-PIs: K. Xu, K. Maiti, C.
Glaspie; $352,729

2019-2022 Board of Regents Research Competitiveness Subprogram, “Ecosystem impacts of


invasive lionfish in shallow and mesophotic reefs in the Gulf of Mexico”, PI: C.
Glaspie, collaborators: R. Nowicki, M. Camacho-Cervantes; $142,380

2019-2020 LSU Internationalization Grant, “How does it taste?: The trophic cost of estuarine
acidification”, PI: C. Glaspie; collaborator: M. Bishop; $3,000

2017-2019 Agricultural Research Foundation Competitive Grant Program, “The future of


Oregon’s fisheries: Incorporating habitat quality and climate into albacore tuna
production estimates”, PI: S. Brandt; co-PIs: C. Glaspie, C. Sellinger; $12,500

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2014 VIMS Associate Dean of Academic Studies Student Equipment Grant, “Video
analysis of predation pressure”, $2,550

2013 VIMS Graduate Student Association Student Research Grant, “Predator-prey


interactions and global change: Response of bivalves and crabs to habitat loss and
ocean acidification”, $1,000

2010-2016 Travel grants varying from $200-700 awarded by VIMS Associate Dean of
Academic Studies, VIMS Graduate Student Association, and NSF GK-12, $2,100

PRESENTATIONS

Invited papers
*Presenting author

2019 Glaspie, C. N., Clouse, M., Huebert, K. B., Ludsin, S. A., Mason, D. M., Pierson,
J. J., Roman, M. R., and Brandt, S. B. “Impact of hypoxia on the pelagic food web
of the northern Gulf of Mexico.” Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation,
Mobile, AL, November 3-7.

2019 Brandt, S.*, Laurent, A., Sellinger, C., Glaspie, C. N., de Mutsert, K. “Predicting
the effects of reduced nutrients and hypoxia on fishes in the Gulf of Mexico.”
Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation, Mobile, AL, November 3-7.

2019 Glaspie, C. N., Seitz, R. D. and Lipcius, R. N. “Empirical test of crab-clam


predator-prey model predictions: storm-driven phase shift to a low-density steady
state.” World Congress of Malacology Meeting, Monterey Bay, CA, August 11-
16.

2018 Brandt, S.*, Laurent, A., Glaspie, C., Sellinger, C., and de Mutsert, K. “Assessing
and predicting the effects of reduced nutrients and hypoxia on fishes in the Gulf
of Mexico”. American Fisheries Society Meeting, Atlantic City, NJ, August 19-
23.

2018 Brandt, S.*, Laurent, A., Glaspie, C., Sellinger, C., and de Mutsert, K. “Assessing
and predicting the effects of reduced nutrients and hypoxia on fishes in the Gulf
of Mexico”. Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, OR, February 11-16.

2017 Glaspie, C. N., Brandt, S. B. and Sellinger, C. E. “Hypoxia impacts on marine


fish trophic dynamics in the Northern Gulf of Mexico.” Hatfield Marine Science
Center Seminar Series, Newport, OR, December 14.

2017 Glaspie, C. N., Brandt, S. B. and Sellinger, C. E. “Hypoxia impacts on small


pelagic fishes: Insights from high-frequency acoustic sensing.” American
Fisheries Society Meeting, Tampa, FL, August 20-24.

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2017 Glaspie, C. N., Brandt, S. B. and Sellinger, C. E. “North Pacific chinook salmon
habitat quality in response to climate regime shifts.” American Fisheries Society
Meeting, Tampa, FL, August 20-24.

2017 Glaspie, C. N., Seitz, R. D.* and Lipcius, R. N. “The legacy of Tropical Storm
Agnes: Ecological catastrophe, population decline, and fisheries crisis in an
altered ecosystem.” American Fisheries Society Meeting, Tampa, FL, August 20-
24.

2017 Glaspie, C. N., Seitz, R. D., Ogburn, M. B., Dungan, C. F., and Hines, A. H.
“Does loss of habitat mean loss of function? Impacts of habitat and predators on
bivalve functional diversity.” OneNOAA Science Seminar Series, June 29.

2016 Glaspie, C. N., Seitz, R. D. and Lipcius, R. N. “A 100-year storm drives phase
shift in predator-prey dynamics between dominant Chesapeake Bay bivalve and
crab species.” Ecological Society of America, Fort Lauderdale, FL, August 7-12.

Symposia

2017 Glaspie, C. N., Brandt, S. B. “Response of fishes to extreme climate events.”


Symposium, American Fisheries Society Meeting, Tampa, FL, August 20-24.

Contributed papers
*Presenting author

2019 Glaspie, C. N., Clouse, M., Adamack, A. A., Cha, Y., Ludsin, S. A., Mason, D.
M., Roman, M. R., Stow, C. A., and Brandt, S. B. “Diet composition of Atlantic
bumper relative to dissolved oxygen concentration and fish size.” Louisiana
Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Thibodaux, LA, May 23-24.

2019 Glaspie, C. N., Clouse, M., Adamack, A. A., Cha, Y., Ludsin, S. A., Mason, D.
M., Roman, M. R., Stow, C. A., and Brandt, S. B. “Diet composition of Atlantic
bumper relative to dissolved oxygen concentration and fish size.” Gulf of Mexico
Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, New Orleans, LA, February 4-7.

2018 Seitz, R. D.*, and Glaspie, C. N. “Habitat complexity mediates predator-bivalve


interactions in Chesapeake Bay”. National Shellfisheries Association Annual
Meeting, Seattle, WA, March 18-22.

2018 Brandt, S. B.*, Sellinger, C. E., and Glaspie, C. N. “Forecasting salmon returns
and marine habitat quality based on climatic and oceanographic drivers”.
American Fisheries Society Oregon Chapter, Eugene, OR, March 13-16.

2018 Sellinger, C. E.*, Brandt, S. B. and Glaspie, C. N. “Identifying the impacts of


large-scale climatic variability on the habitat quality and production of oceanic

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Chinook salmon in the North Pacific.” Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, OR,
February 11-16.

2017 Sellinger, C. E.*, Brandt, S. B. and Glaspie, C. N. “Climate, temperature, and


hypoxia as multifaceted drivers of West Coast ecosystems.” Coastal and Estuarine
Research Federation, Providence, RI, November 5-9.

2017 Glaspie, C. N., Brandt, S. B. and Sellinger, C. E. “Defining energy seascapes to


predict future distribution and production of fish.” Ecological Society of America,
Portland, OR, August 6-11.

2017 Glaspie, C. N., Brandt, S. B. and Sellinger, C. E. “Linking North Pacific Chinook
salmon habitat quality with fish production in a changing climate.” American
Fisheries Society Oregon Chapter, Bend, OR, February 28-March 3.

2015 Glaspie, C. N., Seitz, R. D. and Lipcius, R. N. “The perfect storm: Extreme
weather and predators drive phase shift in dominant Chesapeake Bay bivalve.”
Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Conference, Portland, OR, November
8-12.

2015 Glaspie, C. N. and Seitz, R. D. “Predator-prey dynamics and evolutionary


defense tactics: Will loss of habitat refuge from crab predators threaten
persistence of marine bivalves?” Benthic Ecology Meeting, Quebec City, Canada,
March 4-7.

2015 Glaspie, C. N., Seitz, R. D. and Bishop, M. J. “Response of Sydney rock oysters
Saccostrea glomerata and mud crabs Scylla serrata to long-term acidification.”
American Society of Limnology and Oceanography Aquatic Sciences Meeting,
Granada, Spain, February 22-27.

2014 Glaspie, C. N. and Seitz, R. D. “The role of predation in the decline of a


dominant clam, Mya arenaria, in Chesapeake Bay, VA, USA.” Australian Marine
Sciences Association Meeting, Canberra, Australia, July 6-10.

2014 Glaspie, C. N. and Seitz, R. D. “Seasonal trends in razor and soft-shell clam
biomass in Lower Chesapeake Bay: Effects of temperature, salinity, and
predation.” Benthic Ecology Meeting, Jacksonville, FL, March 19-22.

2013 Glaspie, C. N. and Seitz, R. D. “Predator-driven shifts in soft-shell clam


distribution.” Atlantic Estuarine Research Society Meeting, Williamsburg, VA,
April 11-13.

2013 Glaspie, C. N. and Seitz, R. D. “Habitat-mediated predation on soft-shell clams in


the York River, VA.” Benthic Ecology Meeting, Savannah, GA, March 20-24.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

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2019 Assistant Professor
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
- OCS 1005 Introduction to Oceanography (Spring 2019)
- OCS 7001 Benthic Ecology (Fall 2019)

2018 Instructor
Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

2015-2016 VIMS Teaching Assistant


Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, Gloucester
Point, VA

2015 Instructor
College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2008-2010 Laboratory Assistant


Department of Zoology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

2007-2008 Undergraduate Laboratory Assistant


Department of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

2005-2007 Undergraduate Research Technician


Department of Zoology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE AND LEADERSHIP

Reviewer, Grant Proposals

2019 Oregon Sea Grant


2017 Georgia Sea Grant
2014 VIMS Graduate Student Association Research Grant
2014 VIMS Graduate Student Association Travel Grant

Reviewer, Scientific Journals

2019 Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology


2019 Marine Environmental Research
2017 ICES Journal of Marine Science
2017 PeerJ
2017 Marine Biology
2017 Global Change Biology

Committees and Professional Service

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2019 Faculty Senate Integrative Learning Core Committee
2019 LSU Coastal Studies Institute
2018-2019 LSU Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences Curriculum Committee
2017-2018 President, OSU Postdoctoral Association Executive Board
2016-2017 Vice President, OSU Postdoctoral Association Executive Board
2016-2017 Co-chair, OSU Industry Exploration Program, 2016-2017
2012-2014 President, VIMS Graduate Student Association Executive Board

Professional Society Affiliations

2017 American Fisheries Society


2016 American Association for the Advancement of Science
2016 National Postdoctoral Association
2015 Ecological Society of America
2014 Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation

Mentorship Roles

2017 OSU Beginning Researchers Support Program


2014 Macquarie University Undergraduate Capstone Research Program
2013 Field School Internship Program
2013-2015 NSF Research Experiences for Undergrads (REU) Program
2010-2015 VIMS Governor’s School Program

Students

2019 Carolyn Swize, MS


2019 Jillian Tupitza, MS
2019 Neal Kolonay, MS
2018-2019 Hanna Bauer, MS

Student Committees

2019 Devin Comba, Undergraduate Thesis


2019 Kerrin Toner, MS
2018-2019 Vanessa Van Heerden, PhD

Undergraduate Student Mentorship

2019 Lilith Meng


2018-2019 Adam Brunner

ARCHIVED DATASETS

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2019 Glaspie, C. N. Fish stomach contents in the Northern Gulf of Mexico hypoxic
zone 2006-2008. [Data and code files]. Available from Knowledge Network for
Biocomplexity: https://knb.ecoinformatics.org/#view/doi:10.5063/F10Z71M7

2019 Glaspie, C. N. Blue crab Callinectes sapidus and soft-shell clam Mya arenaria
index of abundance time series 1958-1992. [Data and code files]. Available from
Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity:
https://knb.ecoinformatics.org/#view/doi:10.5063/F19S1PB9

2018 Glaspie, C. N. Mya arenaria and Mercenaria mercenaria predator-prey


dynamics. [Data and code files]. Available from Knowledge Network for
Biocomplexity: https://knb.ecoinformatics.org/#view/doi:10.5063/F1C24TNH

2017 Glaspie, C. N. Mya arenaria population and disease survey. [Data and code files].
Available from Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity:
https://knb.ecoinformatics.org/#view/doi:10.5063/F1N29V34

2017 Glaspie, C. N. Chesapeake Bay bivalve survey 2011-2013. [Data and code files].
Available from Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity:
https://knb.ecoinformatics.org/#view/doi:10.5063/F11C1V1Q

2016 Glaspie, C. N. Multiple stressors associated with acid sulfate soil effluent
influence mud crab Scylla serrata predation on Sydney rock oysters Saccostrea
glomerata [Data and code files]. Available from ResearchGate Web site:
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/304192731_Multiple_stressors_associat
ed_with_acid_sulfate_soil_effluent_influence_mud_crab_Scylla_serrata_predatio
n_on_Sydney_rock_oysters_Saccostrea_glomerata

2016 Glaspie, C. N. Acidification alters predator-prey interactions of blue crab


Callinectes sapidus and softshell clam Mya arenaria [Data and code files].
Available from ResearchGate Web site:
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/310591866_Acidification_alters_predat
or-prey_interactions_of_blue_crab_Callinectes_sapidus_and_soft-
shell_clam_Mya_arenaria

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