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John Severson, Ph.D.

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

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

Education and Certifications

  • 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

Affiliations and 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)

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