Dave Haukos, Ph.D.

Originally from Minnesota, Dave completed his degrees at South Dakota State University and Texas Tech University. From 1991 - 2011, he was the Regional Migratory Gamebird Specialist for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and adjunct professor at Texas Tech University.


Only Dave's five most recent publications are shown here. For more information about Dave, including a full publications list, visit his profile page on the Kansas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit web site. 

Dave also can be reached at his Kansas State University email address: dhaukos@ksu.edu


  • Ph D Texas Tech University 1991
  • MS Texas Tech University 1988
  • BS South Dakota State University 1986

Research Interests

Dave's primary research is on wetlands, grasslands, and migratory birds of the Great Plains and Gulf Coast. He is most interested in the effects of changes in landuse on ecosystems at the landscape scale.

Teaching Interests

Dave's teaching interests relate to linking ecological theory, applied conservation stratigies, and approaches for successful application of research results in a comprehensive treatment of current issues. He has taught a variety of courses including Natural Resource Policy, BioPolitics, Wetland Ecology, Waterfowl Ecology, among others.