Our team conducts cutting-edge research at ESF and across the globe.


Jerrold Belant
Director, Global Wildlife Conservation Center
Camp Fire Conservation Fund Professor of Wildlife Conservation

Hailey Boone
Graduate Research Assistant
Shannon Finnegan
Graduate Research Assistant
Nick Fowler
Graduate Research Assistant
Mariela Gantchoff
Research Scientist
Jacob Hill
Research Scientist
Amanda Holland
Research Associate
Todd Kautz
Graduate Research Assistant
Ken Kellner
Senior Research Scientist
Ashley Lutto
Outreach and Program Coordinator
Imani Mksanga
Research Associate
Stansluas Mwampeta
Research Associate
Beth Orning
Research Scientist
Tyler Petroelje
Research Scientist
Sarah Schooler
Graduate Research Assistant
Merijn van den Bosch
Graduate Research Assistant
Nate Wehr
Graduate Research Assistant