Evan Salcido

Evan Salcido is a PhD student in the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, advised by Dr. van Riper. He received his B.S. in Zoology from The Ohio State University in 2014, and his M.S. in Natural Resource Science & Management from the University of Minnesota in 2019. In between degrees, he worked as a contract researcher in an aquatic toxicology laboratory. Evan specializes in the human dimensions of natural resource management, with his key research interests including human-wildlife conflict, mammalian behavior & ecology, and wildlife & natural resources policy. His work aims to inform & improve our ability to reconcile human interests with environmental necessities. Evan can be approached directly around the UIUC campus, or contacted electronically at salcido2@illinois.edu.