Austin is from Rapid City, South Dakota and received his BS degree from South Dakota State University. Before beginning graduate studies, Austin worked as a Fisheries Research Technician with the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks. His primary duties included trout population assessments and habitat restoration in the Black Hills of western South Dakota. Austin is currently working on his master's degree, evaluating the role of mink predation on brown trout abundance and size structure in Rapid Creek, SD with Dr. Steve Chipps.
|Influence of mink predation on Brown Trout in Rapid Creek, SD||December 2019|
|Galinat, A.G., S.R. Chipps, J.A. Jenks, J.L. Davis, and G. Simpson. 2019. Use of Radio Telemetry to Determine Movements and Mortality Sources of Brown Trout in Rapid Creek, SD. 55th Annual Meeting of the Dakota Chapter-Minnesota Chapter American Fisheries Society, Fargo, ND.||February 2019|
|Galinat, A.G., S.R. Chipps, J.A. Jenks, J.L. Davis, and G. Simpson. 2019. Mink Movement and Predation on Brown Trout in Rapid Creek, South Dakota. 79th Midwest Fish & Wildlife Conference, Cleveland, OH.||January 2019|
|Galinat, A.G., S.R. Chipps, J.A. Jenks, J.L. Davis, and G. Simpson. 2018. Influence of Mink Predation on Brown Trout Survival and Size-Structure in Rapid Creek, South Dakota. 54th Annual Meeting of the Dakota Chapter American Fisheries Society, Brookings, South Dakota.||February 2018|