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Robert Reed

Robert N. Reed is a Supervisory Ecologist who currently serves as Deputy Center Director at the Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center based in Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park. His past research focused on prevention, control, and containment of invasive reptiles.

Professional Experience

  • 2020-present - Deputy Center Director, USGS-PIERC

    2012-2020 - Chief, Invasive Species Science Branch, USGS-FORT

    2006-2012 - Research Wildlife Biologist, Brown Treesnake Project, USGS-FORT

    2003-2006 - Assistant Professor (Biology), Southern Utah University, Cedar City UT

    2001-2003 - Post-doctoral Associate, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Aiken SC

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D. Auburn University, Biological Sciences, 2001

  • Fulbright Fellow, University of Sydney, Australia, 2000-2001

  • M.S. Arizona State University, Zoology, 1995

  • B.A. University of California at Berkeley, Zoology/English, 1991

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