Diann Prosser, Ph.D.


Diann Prosser is a research wildlife ecologist at the USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center. She began working at Patuxent in 1999. Her background is in wetland ecology and ornithology and her research interests include using spatial modeling techniques to help answer questions related to wildlife and stressors such as climate change and disease.


  • B.S. in Wildlife and Fisheries Science (1995) from the Pennsylvania State University
  • M.S. in Ecology (1998) from the Pennsylvania State University
  • Ph.D. (2012) from the University of Maryland’s Marine Estuarine Environmental Sciences interdisciplinary ecology program


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