I am an Associate Professor of Wildlife Disease, in a shared position between the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources and the Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, at the College of Veterinary Medicine.
August 2016 to present Associate Professor, University of Georgia
May 2008 to present: Assistant Professor, University of Georgia
2005- 2008: Joint Position: Research Assistant Professor, USC, Baruch Institute and Assistant Marine Scientist, SCDNR, MRRI, Charleston, SC
2001-2005: Research Assistant Professor, USC, Baruch Institute, Charleston, SC
2000-2001: Assistant Marine Scientist, SCDNR, MRRI, Charleston, SC
My outreach focus is on nuisance wildlife management and human-wildlife conflict resolution. I work with county extension agents and various landowners and clients to solve urban nuisance wildlife issue. I also work with county extension agents to resolve wildlife damage issues related to wild pigs, white-tailed deer, and common urban wildlife. I am the state coordinator for the Georgia Master Naturalist Program.
Dr. John Maerz is Josiah Meigs Distinguished Professor and Professor of Vertebrate Ecology in the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources and Adjunct Professor in the Odum School of Ecology at the University of Georgia. He is an affiliated faculty with the Center for Integrative Conservation’s ICON Program and the Animal Behavior Integrative Life Sciences Group. Dr. Maerz joined the University of Georgia faculty in 2005 after 4 years…
USGS, Georgia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, 2011-present
USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, 2001-2011
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1994-1997
National Biological Service, 1992-1994
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, 1986-1992
Wildlife habitat and population responses to forest management practices
Associate Professor of Wildlife Ecology and Management, D. B. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia, 1996-2000.
Associate Research Scientist. D. B. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia. 1995-1996.
Assistant Research Scientist, D. B. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources…
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