Craig R. Allen, Ph.D.

Craig hard at work on the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica.
Craig hard at work on the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica.

Craig R. Allen, Ph.D. Unit Leader

Craig Allen received his Ph.D. in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation from the University of Florida in 1997, a MS in Wildlife Science in 1993, from Texas Tech University and a B.S. in Biology from the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay in 1989. He held a post-doc position in Zoology at the University of Florida working with C.S. Holling on investigations of the relationships between diversity and resilience, and variability and scale breaks in biological and other systems. Earlier in life, he was raised mostly in Madison, Wisconsin, but was born in Berkeley, California and has also lived in South Hampton and Oxford, England, and Katwijk Aan Zee, the Netherlands.

Dr. Allen was the Unit Leader for the South Carolina Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, and an Associate Professor in the Department of Forestry and Natural Resources and the Department of Biological Sciences at Clemson University. He became leader of the Nebraska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit in 2004.