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Asia Murphy

Education:

B.S., Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences, North Carolina State University; M.S., Wildlife Conservation, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Ph.D., Ecology, Pennsylvania State University

Dissertation:

Examining how spatial-temporal interactions between multiple predators influence the distribution, vigilance, and survival of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) fawns

Thesis Advisor:

Duane Diefenbach, Professor of Wildlife Ecology, and David Miller Professor of Wildlife Population Ecology, Pennsylvania State University

Research Topic:

How does development intensity influence wildlife responses to signs of human presence, such as voices and lights?

Mentor:

Chris Wilmers, Professor of Environmental Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz

Current Position:

President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Environmental Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz

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