Sarah Converse

  • Associate Professor/Leader
  • Washington Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
    • 206-685-2315
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  • Sarah J. Converse

    • Associate Professor/Leader
    • Washington Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

    Research areas

    B.S., Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University
    M.S., Natural Resource Sciences, University of Nebraska
    Ph.D., Wildlife Biology, Colorado State University

    Research areas: Quantitative population ecology, demographic estimation and modeling, spatial demography, movement ecology, conservation biology, decision analysis

    Sarah J. Converse is not currently accepting graduate students. 

     

    Courses

    • QERM 514 | Analysis of Ecological and Environmental Data (4) - Winter in odd numbered years
    • SEFS 590 | Advanced Population Analysis (4) - Winter in even numbered years

    Selected publications

    Gerber BD, SJ Converse, E Muths, HJ Crockett, BA Mosher, and LL Bailey. 2018. Identifying species conservation strategies to reduce disease-associated declines. Conservation Letters 11:1-10.  Link

    Lunn NJ, S Servanty, EV Regehr, SJ Converse, E Richardson, and I Stirling. 2016. Demography of an apex predator at the edge of its range – impacts of changing sea ice on polar bears in Hudson Bay. Ecological Applications 26:1302-1320.  Link

    Royle JA and SJ Converse. 2014. Hierarchical spatial capture-recapture models: modeling population density from replicated capture-recapture experiments. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 5:37-43.  Link

    Converse SJ, CT Moore, MJ Folk, and MC Runge. 2013. A matter of tradeoffs: reintroduction as a multiple objective decision. Journal of Wildlife Management 77:1145-1156.  Link

    Mueller T, RB O’Hara, SJ Converse, RP Urbanek, and WF Fagan. 2013. Leadership and spatial learning of migratory performance. Science 341:999-1002.  Link