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CURRENT POSITIONS

       National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA)

  • George Mason University

       Faculty Affiliate

       Environmental Science and Policy Department (ESP)

       College of  Science

 

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WORK EXPERIENCE
           

  • National Parks Conservation Association

    • Senior Director, Conservation Science

  • Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

    • Pre-Doctoral Researcher

  • Smithsonian's National Zoological Park (NZP)

    • Director, Amazon GIS Project

  • Smithsonian's National Zoological Park, Amazonia Science Gallery

    • Exhibit and  Research Fellow

  • The World Bank 

    • Consultant, Amazon conservation

  • U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service

    • Graduate Student Researcher, Ocelot research program, TX

  • Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (FES) 

    • FES Department Research

  • National Biological Survey (USFWS)

    • Seasonal Wildlife Biologist, Wolf research program, MN

  • Texas Agricultural Experiment Station; Texas A&M University

    • Graduate Research Assistant, Attwater's Prairie Chicken research program.  Department of Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences

  • Gladys Porter Zoo, TX 

    • Biologist, Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle program, field based in Mexico

  • Texas A&M University, Department of Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences 

    • Department Research Assistant

  • Texas Southmost College, Biology Department 

    • Program support staff


LINKEDIN:

     

TEACHING
                 

  • Faculty Affiliate, George Mason University

       Environmental Science and Policy Department, ESP (2023)

       

       Conservation Biology 318; Instructor, Spring

       KENYA Study Abroad; Instructor, Winter Break

       Prior years

  • GMU:  BIOL 103, Introductory Biology I (TA)

  • GMU:  BIOL 103, Introductory Biology I (Instructor)

  • GMU:  BIOL 104, Introductory Biology II (Instructor)

  • GMU:  BIOL 307, 308 Ecology Lab (TA,)

  • GMU:  EVPP 377, Applied Ecology. (Instructor)

  • GMU:  EVPP 318, Conservation  Biology (Instructor)

  • SCBI:  CONS 640 (case study faculty; Smithsonian Con Biol Inst.) 

 

  • Smithsonian National Zoo;  Lecturer (Amazonia Science Gallery)

  • The Smithsonian Associates; visiting scientist (US lecture series)​​

BOARD MEMBERSHIPS

COMPUTER EXPERIENCE

        

  • Esri GIS Arc products

  • GPS / various related software programs

  • Google mapping platforms

  • Creative Commons: Adobe and Microsoft Suite software

  • Graphic Design / Web Design / Media software / Digital photography

  • Scanners/Printers/Cameras/Video

  • Various camera trapping brands, associated software programs

  • P.I.E. (Picture Information Extractor), for metadata extraction

  • Miradi.  Adaptive Management Software for Conservation Biology        


SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES

  • AGU:      American Geophysical Union

  • ESA:       Ecological Society of America

  • CERF:    Coastal Education & Research Foundation

  • AAAS:    American Association for the Advancement of Science

  • AIBS:      American Institute of Biological Sciences

  • SCB:       Society for Conservation Biology

  • SCGIS:   Society for Conservation GIS

  • TWS:     The Wildlife Society

  • AFS:       American Fisheries Society

  • GSA:      The Geologic Society of America

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

  • AESS:    Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences

  • GWS:     The George Wright Society

  • NGS:      National Geographic Society 

COMMUNITY:

ACTIVE ALUMNI ASSOCIATIONS

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS (2018 to present)

EDUCATION
       

                       Distinguished Alumni Award

                             Large mammal diversity in Laikipia, Kenya

                             Nocturnal behavior of ocelot in Texas

                       Outstanding Senior Award

                              Kemps Ridley sea turtle conservation in Mexico

  • CWB:  Certified Wildlife Biologist (The Wildlife Society)

  • GIS Training:  At various levels (management, research, visualization)

  • USDA:  Graduate School

  • Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS), alumni

  • Texas Southmost College (TSC), junior college

  • PADI:  Open Water Diver, SCUBA certified

Though summarized, this site represents the majority of programs I have been involved with.  Please contact me for a detailed CV.  

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