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PhD, University of Idaho: Wildlife Resources
MS, Utah State University: Wildlife Science
BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Biology


Bruce Ackerman, PhD, has worked as a professional wildlife biologist since 1975. He has conducted research on manatees in Florida, mule deer in Idaho, mountain lions in Utah and other species. 

Most recently, Ackerman worked for the Idaho Department of Fish and Game focusing on the behavior of human hunters and fisherman. 

He retired from full-time work in July 2016 and now currently lives in Montrose, Colorado. Ackerman will teach Introduction to Environmental Science in fall 2018.

Ackerman's personal interests include bird-watching, hiking, camping, kayaking, rafting, downhill skiing and traveling.