Research and Education Staff

Post-Doctoral Associates

Aaron Foley

Assessment of Population Parameters in White-tailed Deer

Graduate Students

Amanda Beckman

Behavior and Ecology of Wild Turkeys

Shelby Carter

Ocelot Research and Management

Dillan Drabek

White-tailed Deer, Nilgai and Cattle Grazing Interactions Project

Jacob Dykes

Behavioral Responses of White-tailed Deer to Heat Stress

Justin French

Coyotes and Cattle

Kory Gann

Assessment of Stable Isotope Ratios and Population Parameters in White-tailed Deer

Faith Hardin

Primary and Secondary Cavity Nesting Bird Research

Allie Kohler


Jason Lombardi

Ocelot Research and Management

Alexis Pence

Rodents and Their Interactions with Vegetation Research

Seth Rankins

White-tailed deer Capture Project

Ramon Saenz III

White-tailed Deer, Nilgai and Cattle Grazing Interactions Project

Silverio Ávila Sánchez

Comparison of Seasonal Burning on Cordgrass Community Composition

Delanie Slifka


Abraham Woodard

Northern Bobwhite Population’s Response to Grazing Strategies

Lisa Zoromski

Behavior and movement ecology of nilgai antelope

Education Staff

Elisa Velador



Mary Annala

Assistant Big Game Ecologist
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Logan Anthony

Animal Science
Sam Houston State University '19

Jeremy Baumgardt, Ph.D.

Research Scientist
Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute

Foster Burchett

TCU Ranch Management Program

Rider Combs

Rangeland Ecology and Management
Texas A&M University '18

Helen Davis

Colorado State University

Rachel Fern, Ph.D.

USGS, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center

Samuel Free


Aleyda Galan

Research Assistant
Baylor College of Medicine’s Human Genome Sequencing Center

Victoria Haynes

Texas Parks and Wildlife

Zane Herrin

King Ranch Institute for Ranch Management

Stacy Hines Adams, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Mountain Empire Community College

Austin Ingram

Stocker Assistant
Mull Farms and Feeding

Tyson Johnson

Triangle Ranch

Zach Johnson

Wildlife and Fisheries Graduate Student
Texas A&M University

Jennifer Korn, Ph.D.

Wildlife Biologist
Johnson Engineering, Inc.

Ana Krainyk, Ph.D.

Research Ecologist at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
United States Geological Survey

John Leonard, Ph.D.

GIS Coordinator
Natural Heritage New Mexico

Maia Lipschutz

Invasive Species Biologist
Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML)

Dru Lust

Agricultural Business and Economics
West Texas A&M University '18

Beau Navarre

Wildlife Management and Conservation
Louisiana State University

Janel Ortiz

Post-doc Research Associate
University of San Diego

John Pistone

Biodiversity Research and Teaching Collections
Texas A&M University

Andrew Polk

Agricultural Leadership and Development
Texas A&M University '17

Shane Retzloff

Landscape Architecture with Natural Resources Management Minor ‘19
Texas Tech University

Michaela Rice

Dante Sonaglia

General Studies
Blinn College

Daniel Taylor

Laboratory Technician
USGS-National Wildlife Health Center

Andrew Tri, Ph.D.

Wildlife Research Biologist for Forest Wildlife and Populations Research Group
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Wes Watts

Wildlife Biologist
US Forest Service