Thomas Stanley, Ph.D.


Tom Stanley is a Research Wildlife Biologist at the Fort Collins Science Center. He received a Ph.D. in Wildlife Biology in 1997 from Colorado State University; a M.S. in Zoology in 1986 from Ohio State University, and a B.S. in Conservation in 1982 from Kent State University. Tom's research interests lie at the interface between wildlife biology, statistics and mathematics, and much of his research involves modeling and estimation of demographic parameters for wild vertebrate populations.

Recent Accomplishments


  • Ph.D. Wildlife Biology, Colorado State University, 1997
  • M.S. Zoology, Ohio State University, 1986
  • B.S. Conservation, Kent State University, 1982

Professional Studies/Experience

  • 1992-present, Wildlife Research Biologist, USGS Fort Collins Science Center, Fort Collins, Colorado, Species and Habitat
  • 1987-1992, Wildlife Research Biologist, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland, Environmental Contaminants Research Branch
  • 1985-1987, Research Technician, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore Maryland, Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physiology
  • 1983-1985, Research/Teaching Associate, Ohio State University, Department of Zoology, Columbus, Ohio
  • 1981-1984, Research Intern, Ohio Division of Wildlife, Olentangy Wildlife Experiment Station, Delaware, Ohio


Professional societies/affiliations/committees/editorial boards

  • The Wildlife Society, 1987 - present
  • Ecological Society of America, 1991 - present

Honors, awards, recognition, elected offices

Scientific/Oral Presentations, Abstracts