Brian J. Smith

Curriculum Vitae

3321 College Ave ¤ Davie, FL 33314

bjsmith "at" usgs.gov

Education
Master of Science
Wildlife Ecology & Conservation

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Advisor: Dr. Christina Romagosa

Thesis Title: Spatial Ecology of Invasive Burmese Pythons in the Florida Everglades

4.00/4.00 GPA

 

Bachelor of Science
Wildlife Ecology & Conservation

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

3.55/4.00 Overall GPA; 3.83/4.00 Upper Division GPA

Graduated Cum Laude

 

GRE General Test

Verbal Reasoning Score: 168/170

Quantitative Reasoning Score: 168/170

Analytical Writing Score: 5.5/6.0

Professional Experience
Scientist II
CNT, Contracted to the USGS

Davie, FL

Projects worked on:

  • Burmese python ecology

  • Sea turtle ecology
  • American crocodile & American alligator ecology

  • Diamondback terrapin ecology

 
Graduate Research Assistant
University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

Projects worked on:

  • Burmese python ecology

 
Wildlife Research Technician
Contracted to the USGS

Davie, FL

Projects worked on:

  • Burmese python ecology

  • Sea turtle ecology

  • American crocodile & American alligator ecology

  • Diamondback terrapin ecology

 

Wildlife Research Technician
University of Florida, FLREC

Davie, FL

Projects worked on:

  • Burmese python ecology

  • American crocodile ecology

  • Everglades snake community composition

 

Wildlife Research Technician
Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit

Missoula, MT

Project worked on:

  • Gray wolf genetic connectivity

 

Wildlife Research Technician
Western Transportation Institute

Wall, SD

Project worked on:

  • Swift fox road ecology

 

Laboratory Technician
US Geological Survey

Gainesville, FL

Project worked on:

  • Benthic ecology

 

Wildlife Research Technician
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Gainesville, FL

Project worked on:

  • Black bear urban ecology

August 2014 - December 2016

August 2005 - May 2009

February 2013

September 2011 - August 2014

December 2010 - September 2011

May 2010 - August 2010

May 2009 - October 2009

December 2008 - May 2009

January 2007 - December 2007

May 2017 - Present

August 2014 - December 2016

Brian J. Smith

Cherokee Nation Technologies

Center for Collaborative Research

Nova Southeastern University

3321 College Ave

Davie, FL 33314

bjsmith "at" usgs.gov

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