Dr. Daniel D. Roby
Unit Leader-Wildlife, U.S. Geological Survey-Oregon Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Professor, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife,
Oregon State University
104 Nash Hall, Corvallis OR 97331-3803
B.A., Biology, Antioch College, Yellow Springs OH, 1974
M.S., Wildlife Management, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK, 1978
Thesis: Behavioral Patterns of Barren-ground Caribou of the Central Arctic Herd
adjacent to the Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline.
Ph.D., Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA, 1986
Dissertation: Diet and Reproduction in High-latitude, Plankton-feeding Seabirds.
Chair, Pacific Seabird Group, 2004-2006
Lead Technical Advisor, Interagency Caspian Tern Working Group
American Ornithologists' Union (Elected Member 1994)
Pacific Seabird Group (Life Member)
The Wildlife Society (Certified Wildlife Biologist 1991)
The Waterbird Society
Cooper Ornithological Society
Comparative Nutrition Society
Society for Conservation Biology
Awards and Honors
2003 - Scientific Excellence Award, USGS Cooperative Research Units
2005 - STAR Award, USGS Biological Resources Division (BRD)
Current Classes Taught
" Nutrition and Energetics of Wildlife", Oregon State University,
Fall terms, even-numbered years.
"Conservation Biology of Wildlife", Oregon State
University, Fall terms, odd-numbered years.
"Advanced Ornithology", Oregon State