Sarah Thompson, Ph.D.

Ecology of birds, spatial ecology, impacts of energy development on wildlife, wildlife-habitat relationships, and wildlife statistics


Education and/or Training

Ph.D.    2013    University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN    Conservation Biology
B.S.       2003    University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN    Biology

Professional Experience

2015 - Present   Research Wildlife Biologist,         USGS, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, AK
2013 - 2015       Ecologist,                                   USGS, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Jamestown, ND
2013                   Visiting Instructor,                     Conservation Biology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN
2008 - 2013       Graduate Student,                      Teaching Assistant, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN
2005 - 2006       Field Ornithologist;                     Klamath Bird Observatory, Ashland, OR

Professional Activities and/or Memberships

American Ornithologist's Union
The Wildlife Society
Cooper Ornithological Society

Websites of Interest

Changing Arctic Ecosystems - Boreal-Arctic Transition Zone