Colorado State University Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology professor Kevin CrooksEDUCATION

Ph.D. Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, December 1999
Dissertation: Mammalian carnivores, mesopredator release, and avifaunal extinctions in a fragmented system.
Advisor: Michael Soulé, Department of Environmental Studies

M.S. Ecology, University of California, Davis, May 1994
Thesis: Comparative ecology of the island spotted skunk and the island fox of Santa Cruz Island, California.
Advisor: Dirk Van Vuren, Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology

B.S. Zoology (Honors), Colorado State University, May 1989
Honor’s Thesis: The relationship between kinship and affiliative behavior in a free-ranging troop of primates.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Full Professor (2012-Present)
Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology; Graduate Degree Program in Ecology; Colorado State University

Monfort Professor (2010-2012)
Colorado State University

Associate Professor (2007-2012)
Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology; Graduate Degree Program in Ecology; Colorado State University

Assistant Professor (2003-2007)
Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology; Graduate Degree Program in Ecology, Colorado State University

Assistant Professor (2001-2003)
Department of Wildlife Ecology; Institute for Environmental Studies; University of Wisconsin Madison


AFFILIATIONS

Professor, CSU Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

Faculty, CSU Graduate Degree Program in Ecology

Faculty, CSU School of Global Environmental Sustainability

Executive Committee, CSU Global Biodiversity Center