PhD, Wildlife Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, 2006
MS, Animal Ecology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 2000
BS, Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 1996
BS, Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 1996
Predator population dynamics, ecology, behavior, and management of predators in agricultural systems
Dr. Young's research focuses on behavior, ecology, and management of carnivores. The research utilizes wild and captive carnivore populations to understand and reduce human-wildlife conflict.