Department Directory


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

Assistant Professor

Researching innovative strategies for restoring biodiversity, investigates how ecological communities and interactions are transformed by anthropogenic change, and integrates technology.

Carolyn Burt

Undergraduate Adviser/Instructor

Kevin Crooks


Wildlife ecology and conservation

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.

John Hayes

Dean of Warner College and Professor

Academic leadership, applied vertebrate ecology, and forest management.

Mevin Hooten


Ecological Statistics

Kyle Horton

Assistant Professor

Migration ecologist using radar to study avian movements

Kate Huyvaert


Disease Ecology

Brett Johnson


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

Bill Kendall

COOP Assistant Unit Leader, Assistant Professor

David Koons


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

Chris Myrick


Applied fish physiological ecology and fish conservation

Ann Randall

Assistant Professor/Undergraduate Advisor

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

Kathryn Stoner

Professor, Department Head

Kenneth Wilson


(not accepting graduate students)

Dana Winkelman

COOP Unit Leader, Assistant Professor