Kenneth Rice, Ph.D.

Biography

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Wildlife Ecology, University of Florida, 1996

M.S., Wildlife Ecology, University of Florida, 1992

B.S., Fisheries and Wildlife Science, North Carolina State University, 1986

BACKGROUND

2008-2009 – Supervisory Wildlife Biologist (Acting Associate Center Director), Florida Integrated Science Center, United States Geological Survey, Gainesville, Florida. 

2007-Present – Supervisory Wildlife Biologist (Section Leader), Southeast Ecological Science Center formerly Florida Integrated Science Center, United States Geological Survey, Gainesville, Florida. 

2003-Present - Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. 

2002-2006 - Wildlife Biologist (Research), Florida Integrated Science Center, United States Geological Survey, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 

1998-2002 - Wildlife Biologist (Research), Restoration Ecology Branch, Florida Caribbean Science Center, USGS - BRD, Miami, Florida.  

1997-2000 - Adjunct Assistant Professor, DB Warnell School of Forest Resources, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia. 

1997-1998 - Wildlife Biologist (Research), Visiting Unit Scientist, Georgia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, USGS - BRD, Athens, Georgia. 

1996-1997 - Wildlife Biologist (Research), Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, USGS - BRD, Gainesville, Florida. 

1994-1996 - Student Trainee, Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, National Biological Service, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. 

1992-1996 - Graduate Research Assistant (PhD), Dept. of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. 

1990-1992 - Student Trainee, Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fish and Wildlife Service, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. 

1989-1992 - Graduate Research Assistant (MS), Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. 

1987-1992 - Biological Scientist, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. 

1987 - Environmental Education Instructor, Rock Eagle Environmental Education Center, University of Georgia, Eatonton, Georgia. 

1986 - Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Fisheries and Wildlife Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.