Kris at UBM Kris Hundertmark
Associate Professor of Wildlife Ecology

Institute of Arctic Biology
and
Department of Biology and Wildlife
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Fairbanks, AK 99775


office: 907.474.7159
laboratory: 907.474.5087
fax: 907.474.6967


Education
Professional Experience
Research Interests
Lab Links
CV and Publications
Certifications, Honors and Awards
Professional Service
Current Grad Students
Former Grad Students
Teaching
Professional Societies
Other Affiliations


Last Modified on:
13-Aug-2012


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Education

PhD: Biological Sciences--Wildlife, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2001

MS: Wildlife Science, Oregon State University, 1981

BS: Forest Science, The Pennsylvania State University, 1978




Professional Experience

2010-present: Associate Professor of Wildlife Ecology, Institute of Arctic Biology and Department of Biology and Wildlife, University of Alaska Fairbanks

2010-2012: Visiting Professor, Mammal Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Bialowieza

Jan.--June 2010: Marie Curie Fellow, Mammal Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Bialowieza

2005-2010: Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology, Institute of Arctic Biology and Department of Biology and Wildlife, University of Alaska Fairbanks

2003-2005: Conservation Geneticist, Zoological Society of London, King Khalid Wildlife Research Centre, Thumamah, Saudi Arabia

1982-2002: Wildlife Biologist, Division of Wildlife Conservation, Alaska Department of Fish and Game




Research Interests

Genetics applications in wildlife research and management

Population ecology of large mammals

Conservation genetics of Arabian megafauna

Phylogeography of Beringian megafauna

Landscape genetics of wildlife




Lab Links

Hundertmark Lab Page

Creation of a safe, inexpensive gel documentation system


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CV and Publications

CV

Selected publications


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Certifications, Honors and Appointments

Visiting Professor, Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble, France, 2013

Visiting Professor, Mammal Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Bialowieza, 2010-2012

Marie Curie Fellow, Mammal Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Bialoweiza, 2010

Distinguished Moose Biologist Award, North American Moose Conference and Workshop, 2007

The Wildlife Society Group Achievement Award, 1992 (Awarded to the Kenai Moose Research Center)

Certified Wildlife Biologist, The Wildlife Society


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Professional Service

Audubon Alaska, Board of Scientific Advisors

American Society of Mammalogists

Co-chair, organizing committee, 89th Annual Meeting, Fairbanks, AK
Resolutions Committee, 2003-2007
Organizing committee, 59th Annual Meeting, Corvallis, OR

Associate Editor, Alces, 1997-2002

Associate Editor, Acta Theriologica, 2010-present

The Wildlife Society

Past-president, Alaska chapter, 2012-2013
President, Alaska chapter, 2010-2011
President-elect, Alaska chapter, 2008-2009
Chair of organizing committee, Alaska Chapter Annual Meeting, Fairbanks, 2009
Arrangements Committee, 13th Annual Conference, Anchorage, 2006
Executive Committee, Alaska Chapter, 1992
Secretary, Alaska Chapter, 1988
Arrangements Committee, Northwest Section Meeting, 1987

Manuscript referee:  Alces, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, Conservation Ecology, Conservation Genetics, Conservation Genetics Resources, Ecography, Ecology, Journal of Mammalogy, Journal of Wildlife Management, Journal for Nature Conservation, Marine Ecology Progress Series, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Oryx, Polar Biology, Wildlife Society Bulletin



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Current Graduate Students

MS

Kevin Colson -- MS student in Wildlife Biology and Conservation; Thesis topic: Development of migration in a risky landscape. Expected completion date: Spring 2013

Anna Bryan -- MS student in Wildlife Biology and Conservation; Thesis topic: Methods for determining diets of ice seals from feces. Expected completion date: Spring 2013

PhD

Sophie Gilbert -- PhD Student in Biological Sciences--Wildlife; Thesis topic: Habitat- and landscape-level correlates of mortality in black-tailed deer fawns. Expected completion date: Spring 2014

Kim Jochum -- PhD student in Biological Sciences--Wildlife; Thesis topic: Comparing and confronting brown bear management in a changing North -- future foci for efficient sustainable adaptive management strategies on both sides of the North Pacific Rim. Expected completion date: Spring 2014

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Former Graduate Students

Tania Lewis -- MS in Wildlife Biology and Conservation (2012, co-advised with S. Pyare); Thesis topic: Distribution model and population genetics of bears in Glacier Bay National Park.

Karen Mager -- PhD in Biological Sciences (2012); Resilience and Adaptation Program; Thesis topic: Identification and history of Teshekpuk Lake caribou: perspectives from landscape genetics and oral history.

Heidi Weigner -- PhD in Biological Sciences (2012, co-advised with F. von Hippel); Thesis topic: Morphological and genetic divergence of freshwater and anadromous species pairs of stickleback in recently deglaciated lakes.

Ben Kraft -- MS in Wildlife Biology and Conservation (2011); Thesis topic: Comparative movements and habitat use between adjacent high- and low-elevation moose populations.

Theresa Woldstad -- MS in Wildlife Biology and Conservation (2010); Thesis topic: Trichodectes canis, an invasive ectoparasite of Alaskan wolves: detection methods, current distribution, and ecological correlates of spread.

Todd Brinkman -- PhD in Biological Sciences--Wildlife (2009); Resilience and Adaptation Program (co-advised with T. Chapin); Thesis topic: Understanding key components of a deer hunting system to enhance resilience.

Geoffrey I. Hobbs, MSc in Wild Animal Biology (2004)
Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London and Royal Veterinary College
Thesis topic: Inbreeding and juvenile mortality in captive Gazella gazella. Currently a PhD student in Mike Bruford's lab at Cardiff University, Wales.

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Teaching

Ecology and Management of Large Mammals (Fall semesters)

Conservation Genetics (Spring semesters)

Wildlife Management Techniques

Wildlife Management Principles

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Professional Society Memberships

The Wildlife Society

American Society of Mammalogists

 

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Other Affiliations

North American Moose Conference and Workshop

CARMA (CircumArctic Rangifer Monitoring and Assessment Network)


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