The Wildlife and Fisheries Biology Program draws upon knowledge from Rubenstein School faculty members whose research and expertise span topics that include aquatic ecology, avian ecology, conservation biology, fisheries, global change ecology, herpetology, population modeling, wildlife ecology, and more. They are scholars in their fields and offer ample opportunities for students to engage in meaningful undergraduate and graduate research.

View a complete listing of Rubenstein School faculty.

Wildlife and Fisheries Biology Faculty

Name / BioTitleExpertise
Ariana ChiapellaLecturerFood web ecology, stable isotope ecology, mercury bioaccumulation
Therese Donovan (Terri)Research Associate Professor, Assistant Unit Leader of Vermont Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research UnitLandscape ecology, wildlife population modeling, adaptive management
Mark HendersonUnit Leader of Vermont Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research UnitFish population modeling, food web ecology, environmental DNA, acoustic telemetry, mark-recapture, fish ecology
Ellen MarsdenProfessorFisheries ecology, fish behavior, aquatic invasive species
Michael McDonaldLecturerWildlife, conservation biology
Brittany MosherAssistant ProfessorDisease and population ecology, quantitative ecology, conservation decision-making, herpetology, conservation biology
James Murdoch (Jed)ProfessorWildlife ecology, conservation biology
Mariano Rodriguez-CabalResearch Assistant ProfessorCommunity ecology, global change ecology, invasive species, plant-animal interactions
Jason StockwellProfessor, Director of Wildlife & Fisheries Biology Program, Director of Rubenstein Ecosystem Science LaboratoryAquatic ecology
Allan StrongProfessor, Interim DeanAvian ecology, conservation biology, landscape ecology