Dr. Israel Parker joined the Texas A&M Institute of Renewable Natural Resources as a research scientist in 2012. He provides direct supervision of masters (M.S., M.S.W.) and doctorate students in the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences in support of the institute director. Student support includes research design of projects, manuscript and thesis/dissertation review, and general counseling in graduate student program. He also provides leadership on book, journal and report writing, and collaborates on various projects with the Institute of Renewable Natural Resources and Department of Defense to include assistance with field work, data analyses and project implementation/completion.
Parker completed a Bachelor of Science in Fishery and Wildlife Sciences at New Mexico State University in 2002 and a master’s and doctorate in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences at Texas A&M University in 2006 and 2010, respectively.