John Severson, Ph.D.

Resource selection, habitat relationships, habitat restoration, space use, movement ecology, population demographics



Ph.D.   2016    University of Idaho, Moscow, ID Natural Resources/Wildlife
M.S.    2007    Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL Zoology/Wildlife
B.S.     2004    University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, WI Wildlife Ecology and Management

Professional Experience

2019 – Present   Wildlife Biologist, USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, AK
2016 – 2019      Wildlife Biologist, USGS Western Ecological Research Center, Reno, NV
2016                 Post-doctoral Researcher University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
2011 – 2016     Graduate Research Assistant, Moscow, ID
2007 – 2011     Various field technician positions
2004 – 2007     Graduate Research Assistant, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
2001 - 2004     Various Field technician positions

Professional Memberships

The Wildlife Society (2004–Present)
TWS Alaska Chapter (2019–Present)
TWS Northwest Section (2019–Present)
TWS Biometrics Working Group (2010–Present)
TWS Wildlife and Habitat Restoration Working Group (2010–Present)
TWS Rangeland Wildlife Working Group (2017–Present)
TWS Spatial Ecology and Telemetry Working Group (2019–Present)
Society of Wetland Scientists (Lifetime Member 2004–Present)
American Society of Mining and Reclamation (2007–Present)
Society of Northwest Vertebrate Biology (2011–Present)
Society for Range Management (2015–Present)
American Ornithological Society (2015–Present)