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John is the Center Director at the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center. His scientific training is in terrestrial animal ecology and physiology and was hired initially at Patuxent to undertake research on wildlife toxicology. John has overseen the work of the Contaminants group, the Systematics group (stationed at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian) and the Endangered Wil
Ph.D. Zoology (major field: Physiological Ecology), 1991, University of Wisconsin‑Madison, Minor fields: ecology of human land use, wildlife toxicology
M.S. Zoology, 1981, University of Wisconsin‑Madison
B.S., 1977, University of Wisconsin‑Madison, Madison, WI 53706; (1975-1977)
Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267; (1972‑1974)