Steve serves as a Research and Equipment Development Grade Evaluation (RGE-EDGE) Senior Scientist in the Office of Science Quality and Integrity.
Steve is a science program manager, experimental gardener, and not-often-enough birder. He has been with USGS headquarters since 2002. He joined OSQI as an RGE-EDGE Senior Scientist in 2019 after spending many years in the Ecosystems Mission Area as the Wildlife Program Manager.
Prior to USGS Steve worked at Peace Corps as a Country Desk Officer and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Kingdom of eSwatini.
B.S., Environmental and Forest Biology (Wildlife Management Concentration), State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry at Syracuse
M.S., Environmental Science and Policy, George Mason University