Ben Sacks

Ph.D. Ecology (2002). University of California, Davis, CA; M.S. Wildlife Biology (1996). University of California, Berkeley, CA; B.S. Biology (1991). University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Research Interests

  • I employ genetic and field methods to study wildlife biology. Most of my research centers on conservation, ecology, and evolution of carnivores, most recently centering on red foxes, coyotes, and village dogs.

Areas of Emphasis

  • Ecological Genetics and Genomics, Integrative Ecology, Ecological Genomics and Genetics


  • Population Health and Reproduction & Veterinary Genetics Laboratory