Robin E Russell


Robin is a Research Statistician at the National Wildlife Health Center. Her work focuses on the development of models to evaluate population and community level effects of emerging diseases on wildlife, predict the spread of disease and estimate spatial patterns of disease risk.


  • Ph.D. Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue University, 2003
  • M.S. Zoology, Colorado State University, 1999
  • B.A. Biology, Reed College, 1995

Professional Experience

  • Research Statistician, US Geological Survey, 2010-Present
  • Biometrician, Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks 2008-2010
  • Ecologist, US Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station 2006-2008
  • Postdoctoral Ecologist, Montana State University and US Forest Service, 2004-2006


  • 2005-Present Wildlife Society
  • 2006-Present Biometrics Working Group, Wildlife Society