John M Pearce, Ph.D.

I am the Manager of the Wetlands and Terrestrial Ecosystems Office and oversee a broad program of science research and outreach on avian disease, wildlife response to change, environmental health, and population genetics.  Our research is primarily focused in the state of Alaska, but often includes adjacent regions that share wildlife resources with Alaska.  



Ph.D.       2008            University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK        Biology
M.S.         1996            University of Idaho, Moscow, ID                              Zoology
B.S.          1990            Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR                   Biology

Professional Experience

2011 - Present           Associate Center Director for Ecosystems, USGS Alaska Science Center
1999 - 2011               Research Wildlife Biologist, USGS Alaska Science Center
1997 - 1999               Geneticist, USGS Alaska Biological Science Center
1990 - 1997               Biological Science Technician, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and National Biological Service