Education and Experience

Education

  • PH.D. Wildlife Conservation, University of Minnesota 1990
  • M.S Wildlife Management, Pennsylvania State University 1980
  • B.S. Wildlife Biology, University of Montana 1976

Current Position

  • Professor of Ecology Department, Montana State University 1999-PRESENT
  • Director of Fish and Wildlife Management Program 2002-PRESENT

Previous Work Experience

  • Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana 59717, 1995 - 1999.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Wildlife Ecology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706. 1991-1995.
  • Post-doctoral Associate, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55108. 1990-1991.
  • Research Assistant, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55108. 1986-1990.
  • Research Associate, Natural Resources and Ecology Laboratory, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523. 1984-1986.
  • Staff Scientist, Environmental Science Group, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545. 1980-1984.

Teaching Experience

  • Scientific Writing, Ecology Department, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana. Graduate level lecture/lab course capped at 6 students/semester. Spring semester 2000-2006.
  • Principles of Fish and Wildlife Management, Ecology Department, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana. Undergraduate level lecture for 40-110 students/semester. Spring semester 1996-present.
  • Biology of Organisms, Ecology Department, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana. Undergraduate level lecture for 220-350 students/semester. Fall semester (team taught ½ semester), two sections, 1996-2006.
  • Wildlife Management Techniques, Ecology Department, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana. Undergraduate level lecture/lab for 8-10 students/semester. Spring semester 2009-present.
  • Wildlife Habitat Relationships, Ecology Department, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana. Graduate level lecture/lab course for 10-15 students/semester. Spring semester 1997-1999.
  • Wildlife Population Dynamics, Wildlife Ecology Department, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin. Undergraduate level lecture for 30-45 students/semester. Fall semester 1992-95.