Capstone Speaker – John Koprowski

Dr. Koprowski is currently the Dean and Wyoming Excellence Chair at the Haub School of Environment & Natural Resources, at University of Wyoming. Before moving to Wyoming, Dr. Koprowski was a Professor of Wildlife Conservation and Management and the Director of the School of Natural Resources & the Environment at the University of Arizona. At UA, he directed the Desert Southwest Cooperative Ecosystems Studies Unit and the Mt. Graham Biology Programs. Dr. Koprowski’s research program has focused on the ecology, conservation and management of biodiversity through community-based approaches in the United States, Mexico, Peru, Colombia, Nepal, China, Mongolia, South Africa, and other international locations. With more than 200 peer-reviewed publications and 5 books, including Squirrels of the World, Dr. Koprowski and his >50 graduate students have worked to provide data-informed solutions to conservation challenges. His efforts in wildlife conservation have led to his election as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, The Wildlife Society, and the Linnean Society of London.