Senior Fellows

CSP engages senior research fellows to help guide our work, catalyze partnerships, design new tools, and envision the future of conservation science.

Tom Hobbs, PhD

Tom HobbsTom Hobbs has worked on population and community ecology of large mammals for the last three decades. Virtually all of his work uses models of ecological process to gain insight from data. His demographic models are now widely used to support management and policy in North America and Europe. Tom has been on the faculty at Colorado State since 2001 and before that he worked for 20 years as a research scientist for the Colorado Division of Wildlife. A member of the Editorial Board of Ecological Applications, he has served as a rotating program director in the Population and Community Ecology Cluster of the Division of Environmental Biology at the National Science Foundation. Princeton University Press recently published his book (coauthored with Mevin Hooten),Bayesian Modeling: a Statistical Primer for Ecologists. Tom has a degree in general biology from Grinnell College and an M.S. and Ph.D. in wildlife ecology from Colorado State University.