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Pending Grants and Contracts

2018 - PI, Safari Club International Foundation $7,100. “Hunting of the iconic Plains bison: retaining natural mating behavior and implications for reproductive ecology.”

Previous Grants and Contracts

2016  -Co-PI, Regina B. Frankenburg Foundation $70,000. “Living with Pumas in Patagonia.

2016 - Co-PI, US Fish & Wildlife Service, Department of International Affairs, Wildlife Without Borders Program.

            $45,000. “Living with Pumas in Patagonia.

2015 - PI, National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University. $4,000. “Ghosts of Gotham:

            Tracking urban rat mobility and vector potential across the unseen landscape.”

2014 - Co-PI, U.S. Dept of Interior: Badlands National Park, South Dakota.  $7,000.  “Conserving Burrowing Owls in

            the Northern Great Plains amidst Prairie Dog management.”

2012 - PI, National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University. $2,000.  “Geographic distribution

            of mutations associated with resistance to rodenticides in the house mouse in the New York City area.

2011 - Co-PI, United States Department of Agriculture. $200,000.  “Defining Optimal Bison Herd

           Health Management Practices Based on Determination of Nutritional, Genetic and Behavioral Variables

           in the Oglala Sioux Tribal Bison Herd.”

2009 - Co-PI, Patagonia Environmental Programs Corporation.  $3,000.  “Predator-prey dynamics of pumas,

            sheep, and guanacos in the region of Torres del Paine National Park, Magallanes, Chile.”  

2009 - Co-PI, Rockerfeller Brothers Fund. $4,600. Identifying rare carnivores on Rockerfeller lands

2008 - Co-PI, Lynn Chase Wildlife Foundation. $2,500 awarded for “Predator-prey dynamics of pumas, sheep,

            and guanacos in the region of Torres del Paine National Park, Magallanes, Chile.”

2007 - Co-PI, Chilean Livestock and Agriculture Service (SAG). $30,000.   “Predator-prey dynamics of pumas,

            sheep, and guanacos in the region of Torres del Paine National Park, Magallanes, Chile.”

2006 - Co-PI, Pinellas County, Florida. $200,000. "Ecological Effects of Sub-Urban Coyote in the Brooker Creek Preserve

             and Surrounding Areas."

2005 - Co-PI, Mosaic Phosphate Company. $56,000. "Translocation of the Fort Lonesome Burrowing Owl population:

            Effects of Survival, Behavior, Site Fidelity, Dispersal, Home Range, and Nesting."

2003 - Co-PI, U.S. Department of Defense. 20,000. “Surveys for threatened and endangered species on Madill Air Force

            Base, Tampa.”

2002 - PI, Globalization and Research Center, US Department of Education. $20,000. “Economics, sustained use,

            and conservation of vicuñas in Bolivia.”

2002 - PI, University of South Florida, New Researcher Award. $10,000.  “Antipredator ploys and foraging tactics

            of predator naïve and predator savvy conspecifics.”

2002 - PI, Globalization Research Center Travel Grant. $2,650. “Conservation and economic utilization of vicuñas

            in Bolivia amidst economic exploitation.”

2002 - PI, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, USF. $1,000.   “Conservation and economic utilization of vicuñas

            in Bolivia amidst economic exploitation.”

1997-2001 - NIH Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA), National Cancer Institute.

1999 - Co-PI, Turner Endangered Species Fund. $8,000

1997 - PI, NOAHS Research Grant, Smithsonian Institution. $12,000

1996 - Professional Advancement Grant, Iowa State University. $750.00

1990 & 1991 - PI, Organization of American States Research Fellowship. $15,000

1990 - ​PI, National Science Foundation. $13,00

1990 - PI, Latin American Studies Program, Iowa State University. $5,000

1988 - Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid. $300

1987 - University of Nevada-Reno, Department of Biology. $300

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