Caitlin Hackett



B.S., Biology and Animal Behavior, Ecology & Conservation (double major) with minor in Zoo Biology, Canisius College, 2011


Caitlin’s research interests include ecology, conservation biology, animal behavior, and ecosystem restoration.


Before joining USGS, Caitlin was a wildlife biologist with the University of Florida where she primarily worked with long-term ecological monitoring of crocodiles and alligators throughout the Greater Everglades. She focused heavily on utilizing R-based methods for ecological monitoring and performed fieldwork in some of the most remote areas in Florida. Prior to her work in the Everglades, she worked on sea turtle ecology projects in North Florida.