Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government


The majority of our staff call Fort Collins, Colorado their home, but work all over the United States. FORT research and support staff work from one of four duty stations: in Colorado, at the Fort Collins Science Center; in New Mexico, at New Mexico Landscapes Field Station; in Florida, at the USGS Everglades Research Offices; or in Guam, at the USGS Brown Treesnake Laboratory. 


Social Media

Employee Directory

Job Title Name Email Phone
Biologist Aimee Agnew 970-226-9352
Research Ecologist Cameron L Aldridge, Ph.D. 970-226-9433
Biological Science Technician Gretchen Anderson, M.Sc. 305-242-7832
Biologist Pat Anderson 970-226-9488
Research Ecologist, Senior Scientist (ST) Jill Baron, Ph.D. 970-491-1968
Scientist Emeritus Dean Biggins, Ph.D. 970-226-9467
Landscape Program Coordinator Zachary H Bowen, Ph.D. 970-226-9218
Research Wildlife Biologist Erin K Buchholtz, PhD 970-226-9309
Research Statistician Brian Cade, Ph.D. 970-226-9326
Scientist Emeritus Natasha B Carr, Ph.D.
Ecologist Sarah Carter, Ph.D. 970-226-9355
Computer Scientist Joseph P Chabarek
Research Social Scientist/Biologist Nicholas Cole, Ph.D. 970-226-9220
Ext: 220
Biologist (Bioinformatics) Robert (Scott) Cornman, Ph.D. 970-226-9380
Research Biologist Paul Cryan, Ph.D. 970-226-9389
Budget Analyst Anna E Deeds 970-226-9142
Biologist Emma I Dietrich, PhD
Ecologist David A Eads, Ph.D. 970-226-9261
Ecologist David R Edmunds, Ph.D. 970-226-9180
Ext: 180
Computer Scientist Kyle Enns 970-226-9100
Geneticist/Lab Manager Jennifer Fike 970-226-9199
Ecologist Brian Folt, Ph.D. 970-226-9329
Research Hydrologist Jonathan Friedman, Ph.D. 303-541-3017
Postdoctoral Research Fellow Scott Goetz
Scientist Emeritus Peter J Gogan
Computer Scientist Mark Hannon 970-226-9100
Deputy Center Director Steven E Hanser 970-226-9309
Biologist Nicole D Hernandez 970-226-9435
Ecologist Matthew J Holloran, Ph.D. 970-226-3900
Hydrologist Chris Holmquist-Johnson, Ph.D. 970-226-9382
Economist Christopher Huber
Ecologist Richard Inman, Ph.D. 970-226-9309
Research Ecologist Catherine Jarnevich, Ph.D. 970-226-9439
Biologist Sam E Jordan
Ecologist Nathan Kleist, Ph.D. 970-226-9341
Computer Scientist Ben Lohre
Ecologist Daniel Manier, Ph.D. 970-226-9466
Research Ecologist Ellis Q Margolis, Ph.D. 505-672-3861
Research Economist James R Meldrum, Ph.D. 970-226-9176
Ecologist Adrian P Monroe, Ph.D. 970-226-9122
IT Project Manager Gail Montgomery 970-226-9253
Research Zoologist Erin Muths, Ph.D. 970-226-9474
Research Ecologist Melia Nafus, Ph.D.
Ecologist Michael O'Donnell 970-226-9407
Scientist Emeritus Thomas O'Shea, Ph.D. 970-226-9397
Ecologist Elizabeth Orning, Ph.D. 970-226-9309
Scientist Emeritus Doug Ouren 970-226-9476
Research Geneticist Sara Oyler-McCance, Ph.D. 970-226-9197
Ext: 197
Research Ecologist Ian Pearse, Ph.D. 970-226-9145
Biologist Sara Piccolomini 970-226-9357
Research Ecologist Janet Prevéy, Ph.D. 970-226-9249
Social Scientist Sarah L Rappaport
Branch Chief Brian Reichert, Ph.D. 970-226-9245
Scientist Emeritus Gordon H Rodda
Biologist Tait Rutherford 970-226-9355
Research Wildlife Biologist Kate Schoenecker, Ph.D. 970-226-9329
Branch Chief Rudy Schuster, Ph.D. 970-226-9165
Research Ecologist Patrick Shafroth, Ph.D. 970-226-9327
Hydrologist Elizabeth Skaggs 970-226-9309
Social Scientist Crista L. Straub, Ph.D. 970-226-9143
Biologist Bethany Straw 970-226-9317
Research Biologist Craig Stricker, Ph.D. 303-236-7908
Ecologist Bryan C Tarbox, Ph.D. 970-226-9309
Center Director Sharon K Taylor, DVM, PhD 970-226-9238
Finance Specialist Kendra N Terrell 970-226-9217
Ecologist Bradley J Udell, PhD 970-226-9419
Research Wildlife Biologist Ernest Valdez, Ph.D. 505-277-0566
Research Biologist Nicholas J Van Lanen, PhD 970-226-9428
Rangeland Management Specialist Mark Vandever 970-226-9264
Biologist Marijoy C Viernes 671-355-4014
Research Ecologist Gregory Wann, Ph.D. 970-226-9309
Pathways Intern Timothy Weinmann, M.S. 970-491-1968
Biologist Ashley Whipple, M.S. 970-226-9330
Research Social Scientist Emily J Wilkins, Ph.D. 970-226-9338
Biologist Amy K Wray, PhD 970-226-9436
Research Ecologist Amy Yackel Adams, Ph.D. 970-226-9489
Computer Scientist Jesse G Zhang
Research Ecologist Shawna J Zimmerman, Ph.D. 970-226-9153