Emeritus Faculty

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Richard A. Cole

Research Area: Aquatic ecosystems and management policy analysis
Email Address: Richard.A.Cole@WRC01.USACE.ARMY.mil

Education:

  • Ph.D., Zoology, Pennsylvania State University, 1969.
  • M.S., Zoology, State University of New York-Syracuse, 1966.
  • B.S., Forestry, State University of New York-Syracuse, 1964.

Professional Experience:

  • 2000-Present - Professor Emeritus, Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Sciences, New Mexico State University; U. S. Army Corps of Engineers; Institute for Water Resources, Virginia.
  • 1998-2000 - On Sabbatical with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Virginia.
  • 1996-1997 - Acting Head, Department of Fishery and Wildlife Sciences, New Mexico State University.
  • 1978 - 2000 - Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor, Department of Fishery and Wildlife Sciences, New Mexico State University.
  • 1969-1978 - Research Associate and Assistant Professor; Department of Fishery and Wildlife Sciences, Michigan State University.
  • 1976-1978 - U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (half time with Michigan State University) Interagency Personnel Agreement; Waterways Experiment Station.

Dave Cowley

Dave Cowley

Research Area: Aquatic ecology
Email Address: dcowley@nmsu.edu
Website: Southwest Ichthyological Research Laboratory
Publications

Education:

  • Postdoctoral - North Carolina State University, 1987-1992
  • Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, 1987
  • M.S. Eastern New Mexico University, 1979
  • B.S. Eastern New Mexico University, 1977

Professional Experience:

  • Emeritus Professor (2019-current) Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology, New Mexico State University.
  • Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor (2001-2019), New Mexico State University, Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology, New Mexico State University.
  • Owner/Consultant, EnviroStat, Albuquerque, NM (1992-2001)
  • Research Assistant to Postdoctoral Research Associate to Researcher in Genetics, North Carolina State University, Department of Genetics, Raleigh, NC (1986-1992)

Charles A. Davis

Research Area: Game bird ecology; effects of land management practices on bird habitat

Education:

  • Ph.D., Zoology (Wildlife Ecology), Oklahoma State University.
  • M.S., Range Management, Texas A&M College.
  • B.S., Wildlife Management, Texas A&M College.

Professional Experience:

  • 1996-Present - Professor Emeritus, Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Sciences, New Mexico State University.
  • 1982-1996 - Department Head, Department of Fishery and Wildlife Sciences, New Mexico State University.
  • 1981-1982 - Acting Department Head, Department of Fishery and Wildlife Sciences, New Mexico State University.
  • 1978-1981 - Professor, Department of Fishery and Wildlife Sciences, New Mexico State University.
  • 1975-1978 - Associate Professor, Department of Fishery and Wildlife Sciences, New Mexico State University.
  • 1971-1975 - Associate Professor, Department of Animal, Range, and Wildlife Sciences, New Mexico State University.
  • 1967-1971 - Assistant Professor, Department of Animal, Range and Wildlife Sciences, New Mexico State University.

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V.W. Howard, Jr.

Research Area: Predators, native and exotic ungulates, habitat manipulation
Email Address: (c/o) domorgan@nmsu.edu

Education:

  • Ph.D., Wildlife Science, University of Idaho, 1969.
  • M.S., Wildlife Science, New Mexico State University-Las Cruces, 1966.
  • B.S., Wildlife Science, Texas A&M University, 1964.

Professional Experience:

  • 1999-Present - Professor Emeritus, Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Ecology, New Mexico State University.
  • 1979-1999 - Professor, Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Ecology, New Mexico State University.
  • 1975-1979 - Associate Professor, Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Ecology, New Mexico State University.
  • 1973-1975 - Associate Professor, Animal, Range and Wildlife Sciences, New Mexico State University.
  • 1969-1973 - Assistant Professor, Department of Animal, Range and Wildlife Sciences, New Mexico State University.

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Sanford D. Schemnitz

Deceased 2018 | Obituary

Research Area: Avian management

Education:

  • Ph.D., Wildlife, Oklahoma State University, 1958.
  • M.S., Forestry (Wildlife), University of Florida, 1953.
  • B.S., Forestry (Wildlife), University of Michigan, 1952.

Professional Experience:

  • 1996-2018 - Professor Emeritus, Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology, New Mexico State University.
  • 1981-1996 - Professor, Wildlife Science, Department of Fishery and Wildlife Sciences, New Mexico State University.
  • 1975-1981 - Professor and Head, Department of Fishery and Wildlife Sciences, New Mexico State University.
  • 1972-1975 - Professor, Wildlife Resources, University of Maine.
  • 971-1972 - Wildlife Biologist, Florida Game and Freshwater Fish Commission, Fort Lauderdale. Research on influence of vehicles on Everglades vegetation.
  • 1958-1971 - Assistant and Associate Professor, Wildlife Resources, University of Maine.

Paul R. Turner

Research Area: Ecology of fishes (especially trout); rare and endangered species; high density aquaculture

Email Address: paulrturner@hotmail.com

Education:

  • Ph.D., Zoology/Fishery Science, Oklahoma State University, 1977.
  • M.S., Zoology/Fishery Science, Oklahoma State University, 1972.
  • B.S., Biology, Southwest Missouri State University, 1966.

Professional Experience:

  • 2002-Present - Professor Emeritus, Fishery Science, Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Ecology, New Mexico State University.
  • 1972-2002 - Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor, Department of Fishery and Wildlife Sciences, New Mexico State University.
  • 1969-1972 - Teaching and Research Assistant, Oklahoma State University.
  • 1967-1969 - Fish and Game Council Fellowship.

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Raul Valdez

Research Area: Ecology, Behavior, and Taxonomy of Ungulates
Email Address: rvaldez@nmsu.edu
Website
Publications

Education:

  • Ph.D., Texas A&M University-College Station, 1970.
  • B.S., University of Texas at El Paso, 1965.

Professional Experience:

  • 2013-current: Emeritus Professor, Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology, New Mexico State University
  • 20.10-2013: Professor, Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology, New Mexico State University.
  • 2007-2010: Professor and Department Head, Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology, New Mexico State University.
  • 2006-2007: Professor and Interim Department Head, Department of Fishery and Wildlife Sciences, New Mexico State University.
  • 1985-2006: Professor, Department of Fishery and Wildlife Sciences, New Mexico State University.
  • 1981-1985: Associate Professor, Department of Fishery and Wildlife Sciences, New Mexico State University.
  • 1975-1981: Assistant Professor, Department of Fishery and Wildlife Sciences, New Mexico State University.
  • 1975-1977: Instructor and Laboratory Coordinator, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M University.
  • 1973-1975: Head, Wild Sheep Unit and Ecologist Advisor. Iran Department of the Environment, Tehran, Iran. Plan, coordinate and conduct studies on the systematics, ecology, and behavior of wild sheep in Iran. Advisor for wildlife management programs.
  • 1971-1973: Peace Corps Volunteer. Peace Corps-Smithsonian Institution Environment Program. Conducted Ecological and Behavioral Studies of Armenian Wild Sheep, Rezaiyeh, Iran.