Adjunct Associate Professor

Dr. Renfrew is a Conservation Biologist at the Vermont Center for Ecostudies (VCE), where she is a co-founder of VCE and director of the organization's Grasslands Program. She holds an MS and PhD in Wildlife Ecology from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and a BS in Wildlife and Fisheries Biology (1989) from the University of Vermont. Dr. Renfrew's research focuses on grassland bird ecology and conservation, with an emphasis on migration and wintering ecology in South America. She develops and contributes to regional, national, and international grassland bird conservation planning. Locally, she provides guidance to landowners who seek to support grassland bird habitat on their properties.

Rosalind Renfrew


  • PhD Wildlife Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • MS Wildlife Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • BS Wildlife and Fisheries Biology, University of Vermont