Jesse Alston

Assistant Professor, Conservation / Management Large Mammals

Wildlife Conservation and Management


My research group uses emerging computational and analytical tools to study animal movement, physiological ecology, macroecological patterns, and interactions between wildlife, livestock, and ecosystems. We strongly emphasize open science, reproducible research, and applications of our research for conservation.



  • PhD in Ecology, 2021, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
  • Graduate Certification in Teaching and Learning, 2021, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
  • BA in Environmental Studies, 2014, Davidson College, Davidson, NC