Dr. Israel Parker joined the Texas A&M Institute of Renewable Natural Resources as a research scientist and mammalogist in 2012. He conducts research at locations around the United States and leads collaborations with multiple research and academic institutions and government agencies. He also provides leadership on book, journal and report writing with foci on endangered species, habitat management, invasive species management, and wildlife management techniques. His work also includes direct supervision of masters (M.S., M.S.W.) and doctorate students in Texas A&M University’s Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences to include research design of projects, manuscript and thesis/dissertation review, and general counseling.
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.