Terri Donovan, Ph.D.

Terri joined the Vermont Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit in 2000, where she is the Assistant Unit Leader and Associate Research Professor in the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Vermont.


Only Terri's five most recent publications are shown here. For more information about Terri, including a full publications list, visit her profile page on the Vermont Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit web site.
Terri also can be reached at her University of Vermont email addressTherese.Donovan@uvm.edu


  • Ph D University of Missouri-Columbia 1994
  • BS Eastern Illinois University 1986
  • MS Eastern Illinois University 1986
  • BS Eastern Illinois University 1984

Research Interests

Terri's research emphases include population dynamics, population modeling and structured decision making, landscape ecology, and conservation biology. Current research efforts focus on adaptive management for both game and non-game species.

Teaching Interests

With a background in education, Terri is an avid teacher and enjoys working with all age groups. Current teaching efforts include an on-line Principles of Modeling course geared for graduate students and professionals, and studies abroad course in Costa Rica, where the focus is on how to re-establish and monitor a wildlife corridor for the three-wattled bellbird (Pajaro campana). Terri also directs the Spreadsheet Project, a suite of tutorials on quantitative data analysis and modeling in ecology.