Katie Smith

MS, Biology and GIS, New Mexico State University 2012
BS, Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, UC Davis, 2007

Research Interests

  • I am interested in the intersection between animal behavior and wildlife conservation and management. For the past 10 years I have worked with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. My research focuses on what aspects of habitat and habitat management activities support healthy populations of the endemic, endangered salt marsh harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys raviventris).

Area of Emphasis

  • Wildlife conservation, wildlife management, animal behavior, habitat management.

Major Professor

  • Dr. Douglas Kelt

Current Degree

  • PhD


  • Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology