PhD, Wildlife Ecology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1995
MS, Wildlife Ecology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1987
BS, Biology, University of Texas, San Antonio, Texas, 1982
Focus on the behavior, ecology, and management of coyote, wolves, foxes, jaguars, and pumas
Dr. Gese has been conducting field research on wild carnivores since 1983 with a major focus on the behavior, ecology, and management of coyotes, wolves, and foxes in North America, plus research on jaguars and pumas in Brazil. Research interests also include wildlife damage management, predator-prey relationships, and behavioral ecology of carnivores. Currently a Research Wildlife Biologist with the Predator Ecology and Behavioral Applications Field Station with an appointment as Research Associate Professor in the Department of Wildland Resources at Utah State University.