M.S., Biology, Missouri State University, 2016
B.S., Biology, Middle Georgia State University, 2013
Areas of specialization
Wildlife and behavioral ecologies, population and community ecology
Prior to coming to KU, Kristen monitored deer populations and vegetation for the National Park Service's Heartland Region, as well as fire and vegetation monitoring at Shenandoah National Park. She also holds a Wildland Firefighter (Type II) certification.