Population ecology

Litt, Andrea

Assistant Professor
Ecology
Montana State University - Bozeman

My primary research interests include understanding the effects of abiotic and biotic factors on wildlife communities and populations, studying a diversity of animal taxonomic groups that will best help to answer the questions of interest, and collecting information that can be used to develop practical solutions to ecological problems and guide policy and management.

Lowe, Winsor

Associate Professor
Division of Biological Sciences
The University of Montana - Missoula

I'm interested in how spatial processes influence evolution, population biology, and community ecology. I am especially excited about using direct data on animal movement to explore the causes and consequences of dispersal. I hope this work will expand basic understanding of the ecology and evolution of dispersal, and improve landscape-scale management and conservation efforts.

Mills, L. Scott

Professor
Wildlife Biology Program
University of Montana

L. Scott Mills has been a Professor in the Wildlife Biology Program at the University of Montana since 1995. He has received a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development award, has testified to the US Congress, contributed to the 2007 IPCC Report, served on the Western Governor’s Association panel for climate change and wildlife, and was a John Simon Guggenheim Fellow.

Shepard, Brad

Senior Aquatic Scientist
North American Aquatic Program
Wildlife Conservation Society

Leads research efforts collecting broad-scale and long-term information on effects of habitat fragmentation, climate change, non-native fish, and oil and gas development on native aquatic species in the Yellowstone Rockies area. Received Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Fish and Wildlife from Montana State University and a Master’s of Science degree in Fish Resources from the University of Idaho.

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