Department Directory

William Andelt

Emeritus Professor (Retired in 2012)

David Anderson

Emeritus Professor - former Leader, Coop Unit

Jordan Anderson

M.S. Candidate - Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

Lise Aubry

Assistant Professor

Demography, Population Ecology, Life History Evolution, Conservation Biology, Wildlife Management, Human-Wildlife Conflicts, Climate Change, Habitat Degradation.

Delwin Benson

Professor, Extension Wildlife Specialist

Kevin Bestgen

Senior Research Scientist, Joint Faculty Appointment-Assistant Professor, Director Larval Fish Lab

Sara Bombaci

Ph.D. Candidate - Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

Stewart Breck

Affiliate Faculty-Assistant Professor; Graduate MS Adviser, PhD Co-Advise

Ken Burnham

Emeritus Professor - former Asst. Leader, Coop Unit

Pete Cadmus

Ph.D. Candidate - Fish, Wildife, and Conservation Biology

Aung Chan

Masters Candidate - Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

Kyle Christianson

M.S. Candidate - Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

Kevin Crooks

Professor

Wildlife ecology and conservation

Gail Dethloff

Joint Faculty Appointment-Assistant Professor, MFWCB Coordinator/Adviser

Matt Detjen

Graduate - Self Reported

Adam Dillon

Ph.D. Candidate - GDPE

Kurt Fausch

Emeritus Professor

Ecology and management of stream-riparian ecosystems, focusing on stream fish and their habitat

Ryan Fitzpatrick

Ph.D. Candidate - Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

Liba Goldstein

Associate Professor

I am a conservation biologist that integrates field ecology with environmental finance and policy to identify innovative ways to sustain and restore biodiversity and ecosystem services.

Ashley Gramza

Ph.D. Candidate - Fish, Wildife, and Conservation Biology

Conservation Social Science, Human Dimensions of Wildlife

Jill Handwerk

Senior Research Associate

Jill Handwerk, Botany Team Lead and Information Manager at CNHP, has over 20 years of experience in Colorado botany. Through her work as lead organizer of the annual Colorado Rare Plant Symposia, and at CNHP, she has close working relationships with botanists throughout the region, including USFWS, USFS, BLM, UT and WY heritage programs, local consultants, and regional herbaria. Ms. Handwerk has been the principal investigator on numerous botanical projects including work for the USFWS, USFS, BLM, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Most recently Ms. Handwerk was the lead author on the Rare Plant Addendum to the 2015 Colorado Wildlife Action Plan, and the lead botanical editor of the 2015 Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment for Colorado Bureau of Land Management.

John Hawkins

Senior Research Associate

Matt Haworth

M.S. Candidate - Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

Kate Huyvaert

Associate Professor

Disease Ecology

Jacob Job

Research Associate II

Brett Johnson

Professor

I study food webs, predator-prey interactions, lake and reservoir ecology, effects of nonnative species, fisheries management, contaminants, and effects of climate.

Yoichiro Kanno

Assistant Professor

Stream fish ecology and conservation

David Koons

Associate Professor

I use demography to solve problems and answer questions in conservation, management, ecology, and evolution.

Chris Kotalik

M.S. Candidate - Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

Theresa Laverty

Ph.D. Candidate - Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

Stacy Lischka

Ph.D. Candidate - Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

Michael Menefee

Research Associate III: Environmental Review and Data Distribution

I am a conservation scientist at CNHP with expertise in technical report writing, geographic information systems, spatial analysis, information technology, graphic design, desktop publishing software, project administration, photography, public outreach and communications.

Chris Myrick

Professor

Applied fish physiological ecology and fish conservation

Bill Pate

Research Associate

Ann Randall

Assistant Professor/Undergraduate Advisor

Conservation Education, Animal Behavior and Ecology. Not taking graduate students.

Sarah Reed

Affiliate Faculty, Graduate Co-Adviser, Instructor

Justin Reeves

Assistant Professor/Undergraduate Advisor

insect ecology, herbivore-plant interactions, invasive species/biocontrol, climate change ecology, rangeland productivity, animal behavior

Angela Rex

Research Associate II

Becky Ruzicka

Ph.D. Candidate - Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

Kim Samsel

Admin Assistant III

Robert Schorr

Senior Research Associate

Population ecology and conservation of rare vertebrates and invertebrates

Sean Seal

Research Associate III

Larval Fish Laboratory Curator Assistant Collection Manager (145k containers and counting!)

Kathryn Stoner

Professor, Department Head

Kristen Tack

M.S. Candidate - Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

Ben Vaage

Graduate Assistant

Kenneth Wilson

Professor

(not accepting graduate students)

Brian Wolff

Ph.D. Candidate - GDPE