PhD, Cornell University | 2020-Current

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Dr. Alex Flecker Lab

BS, Western Washington University | 2016-2019

Environmental Science, Terrestrial Ecology Emphasis

Honors and Awards

• Cornell University First-year Graduate Fellow in Life Sciences: 2020

• Thomas Henry Huxley Award Recipient – “This award recipient demonstrated exceptional scholastic achievement and has been involved in the community, served Huxley College, and has shown all-around excellence in environmental studies” 2019

• Honorary Commencement Speaker - Western Washington University, Huxley College of the Environment: 2019


• The Athena Fund for Research at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology

• Sustainable Biodiversity Fund; Atkinson Center for Sustainability

• Dean’s Fund of Sustainability Studies Award; Huxley College of the Environment

• Washington Chapter of The Wildlife Society Research Grant Award


• Duvall, E. (In Press). Spatiotemporal responses of bald eagles to changes in salmon carcass availability in the Pacific Northwest. Northwest Science

• Duvall, E. and McLaughlin, J. (In preparation). Measuring restoration progress using river-dependent birds: Lessons from Elwha dam removal

• Duvall, E. and Schwabe, E. (In Preparation). A rare mutualism between farmers and apex-predators: investigating the use of anthropogenic resources by eagles on dairy farms

• Duvall, E. (In Review). Indigenous Methods of Hunting Waterfowl used by Lummi and Coast Salish Peoples Journal of Northwest Anthropology


• Duvall, E. (2019) Nooksack River Bald Eagles: Current Status and Conservation Recommendations. Whatcom Wildlife Advisory Committee

• Duvall, E. (2019) Measuring restoration progress using river-dependent birds: Lessons from Elwha dam removal. Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference

• Duvall, E., Jones, R., and Pollack, S. (2018) River-dependent bird responses to impacts of dam removal. Western Washington University Scholars Week

Professional Experience

• 2018 – 2020 GIS Program Lead, CASCADE WATER ALLIANCE

• 2017 - 2018 Environmental Intern, CASCADE WATER ALLIANCE


• 2014 - 2017 Outdoor Recreational Guide, COMPASS OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

Activities and Volunteer Work

• Adviser: BirdBot Artificial Intelligence

• Committee Member: North Bend Parks and Recreation: 2014-2016

• Volunteer: Hawk Watch, Chelan Ridge Raptor Banding site: 2018

• Volunteer: Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference; 2018

• Volunteer: Wildlife Monitoring Technician, WWU Department of Biology: 2017

• Volunteer: Vine Deloria Jr. Indigenous Studies Symposium: 2019

• Computational Sustainability Doctoral Consortium Attendee

• High school varsity soccer Captain, MVP, and 1st Team All-Conference Player: 2016

• Co-founder: Be the Change Leadership Conference: 2011-current

Skills and Certificates

• Certificates: River Studies and Leadership; River Science; ACA Swiftwater Rescue Certificate: Level 2

• GIS software: ArcGIS Pro; ArcGIS Online; ESRI Products; QGIS

• Statistical languages/programs: R, RStudio, Python, SQL, MATLAB

• Other software: Dragonfly, Google Earth engine, Ableton

• Spatial data processing: Remote sensing; image analysis; LiDAR; radio telemetry

• Wildlife survey methods: songbirds, riverbirds, raptors, carnivores, amphibians

Organizations and Affiliations

• Washington Chapter of the Wildlife Society

• River Management Society

• Puget Sound ESRI User Group

• ArcUser