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Brian Gerber, PhD

Assistant Unit Leader - Colorado Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

Brian completed a B.S. in Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation at the University of Massachusetts, an M.S. in Fish and Wildlife Conservation at Virginia Tech, and a PhD at Colorado State University.

From 2017-2023, Brian served as Assistant and then Associate Professor at the University of Rhode Island in the Department of Natural Resources. Brian joined the Cooperative Research Unit at Colorado State University in 2023.

Brian's focus is on collaborative wildlife ecology science aimed to inform conservation and management practice. Brian is interested in all aspects of ecological learning, often focusing on statistical modeling and inference.

Areas of Expertise

Adaptive Management, Anthropogenic Impacts, Behavioral Ecology, Biodiversity, Decision Support/Analysis, Habitat Management, Landscape Ecology, Movement Ecology, Population Dynamics, Population and Community Ecology, Predator-Prey Dynamics, Species Distribution Modeling, Species Management, Statistics and Modelling, Wildlife Management

Taxon Groups Studied

Carnivores, Furbearers, Gamebirds, Nongame Fish/Wildlife, Ungulates, Waterfowl