Perry Williams


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Perry Williams, University of Nevada, Reno

Assistant Professor

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Science
University of Nevada/Mail Stop 186
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno,  Nevada   89557

Office: (775) 682-8141
Email: perryw@unr.edu
Building: Max Fleischmann Agriculture,  Office 240

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EDUCATION
B.A. Saint Olaf College 2006 - Biology
M.S. University of Minnesota 2008 - Wildlife Ecology
M.S. Colorado State University 2015 - Statistics
Ph.D. Colorado State University 2016 - Wildlife Ecology

ACADEMIC & RESEARCH INTEREST

Research

Statistical and mathematical methods for estimating population processes to improve wildlife management and conservation.

 

Teaching

Wildlife Population Dynamics (Undergrad)

Hierarchical Modeling for Natural Resources (Grad)

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS

Journals
Williams, P. J., M. B. Hooten, J. N. Womble, G. G. Esslinger, and M. R. Bower. 2018, Monitoring dynamic spatio-temporal ecological processes optimally., Ecology 99:524-535
Williams, P. J., and W. L. Kendall. 2017, A guide to multi-objective optimization for ecological problems., Ecological Modelling 343:54-67
Williams, P. J., M. B. Hooten, J. N. Womble, G. G. Esslinger, M. R. Bower, and T. J. Hefley. 2017, An integrated data model to estimate spatio-temporal occupancy, abundance, and colonization dynamics., Ecology 98:328-336
Williams, P. J., M. B. Hooten, J. N. Womble, and M. R. Bower. 2017, Estimating occupancy and abundance using aerial images with imperfect detection., Methods in Ecology and Evolution 8:1679-1689
Williams, P. J., and M. B. Hooten. 2016, Combining statistical inference and decisions in ecology., Ecological Applications 26: 1930-194
Gerber, B. D., P. J. Williams, and L. L. Bailey. 2014, Primates and Cameras: Non-invasive sampling to make population-level inferences while accounting for imperfect detection., International Journal of Primatology 35:841-858
Williams, P. J., N. J. Engbrecht, J. R. Robb, V. C. K. Terrell, and M. J. Lannoo. 2013, Surveying a threatened amphibian species through a narrow detection window., Copiea 2013:552-561
Williams, P. J., J. R. Robb, and D. R. Karns. 2012, Habitat selection by crawfish frogs (Lithobates areolatus) in a large mixed grassland/forest habitat., Journal of Herpetology 46:682-688
Williams, P. J., J. R. Robb, R. H. Kappler, T. E Piening, and D. R. Karns. 2012, Intraspecific density dependence in larval development of the crawfish frog, Lithobates areolatus., Herpetological Review 43:36-38
Bulletins
Williams, P. J., S. H. Whitmore, and R. J. Gutierrez. 2014, Use of private lands for foraging by California spotted owls in the central Sierra Nevada., Wildlife Society Bulletin 38:705-709.
Williams, P. J., J. R. Robb, and D. R. Karns. 2012, Occupancy dynamics of breeding crawfish frogs in southeastern Indiana., Wildlife Society Bulletin 36:350-357