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