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Dr. Louis A. Harveson
Professor
Dept of Nat Res Mgt
PO Box C-16
RAS 115
Sul Ross State Univ
Alpine, TX 79832
Phone: (432) 837-8488
Fax: (432) 837-8822
harveson@sulross.edu

LA HarvesonDr. Louis A. Harveson, PhD

Director of Borderlands Research Institute &
Professor of Wildlife Management

Current Positions:

Director, Borderlands Research Institute for Natural Resource Management, April 2007-present, Sul Ross State University

Professor, Department of Natural Resource Management, September 2008-present, Sul Ross State University

Past Positions:

Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Natural Resource Management, September 2003-present, Sul Ross State University

Chair and Assistant Professor, Department of Natural Resource Management, August 1999-September 2003, Sul Ross State University

Assistant Professor, Department of Natural Resource Management, January 1998-August 1999, Sul Ross State University

Education:

Ph.D., Wildlife Science, December 1997; Joint Ph.D. with Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas and Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Kingsville, Texas. Dissertation: Ecology of a Mountain Lion Population in Southern Texas; Michael E. Tewes and Nova J. Silvy, major advisors.

M.S., Range and Wildlife Management, minors in Statistics and Animal Science, December 1995; Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Kingsville, Texas.  Thesis: Nutritional and Physiological Ecology of Reproducing Northern Bobwhites in Southern Texas; Fred S. Guthery and Eric C. Hellgren, major advisors.

B.S., Wildlife Management, December 1991; Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas. 

Research Interests:

Large mammal and upland gamebird ecology, conservation, and management with emphasis in population dynamics, predator-prey interactions, and habitat assessment.

Courses Taught

  • NRM 2302 Wildlife Resources
  • NRM 3304 Natural Resource Policy and Administration
  • NRM 3311 Wildlife Across Boundaries-A Multicultural Experience
  • NRM 3409 Upland and Wetland Wildlife Management
  • NRM 4309 Wildlife Population Dynamics
  • NRM 4407 Wildlife Management Techniques
  • NRM 4408 Big Game Management
  • NRM 5305 Range and Wildlife Research Methods
  • NRM 5306 GIS, GPS, and Remote Sensing for Resource Managers

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