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Brian Crawford

Brian Crawford field


  • Ph D University of Georgia 2016
  • MS University of Georgia 2011
  • BS University of Maryland 2008

Research Interests

Integrative/interdisciplinary conservation
Decision analysis
Conservation management
Population modeling
Road ecology

Teaching Interests

Conservation decision-making
Applied population dynamics
Bayesian population analysis
Science communication

Research Publications

  • Crawford, B. A., C. T. Moore, T. M. Norton, and J. C. Maerz. 2018. Integrated analysis for population estimation, management impact evaluation, and decision-making for a declining species. Biological Conservation 222:33-43. Abstract |  Download  | 
  • Crawford, B. A., C. T. Moore, T. M. Norton, and J. C. Maerz. 2017. Mitigating road mortality of Diamond-backed Terrapins (Malaclemys terrapin) with hybrid barriers at crossing hot spots. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 12:202-211.
  • Irwin, B. J., B. A. Crawford, T. Gancos Crawford, and C. T. Moore. 2016. Turning Uncertainty into Useful Information for Conservation Decisions. Southeast Climate Science Center Fact Sheet 2016-02. Available online:

Georgia University Committees and Workgroups

  • Brian CrawfordSenior thesis committee member, Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources, University of Georgia (August 2016 - May 2017)

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 3

Masters Students: 6

Phd Students: 4

Post Docs: 3

University Staff: 4

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 13

Scientific Publications: 40

Presentations: 160


Contact Information

Links of Interest


Georgia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Georgia Department of Natural Resources
  2. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  3. U.S. Geological Survey
  4. University of Georgia
  5. Wildlife Management Institute