Andrew Gregory

Assistant Professor
Landscape Ecology


Office: 201 E Memorial
Phone: (419) 372-9369

Education & Experience:

Ph.D: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 2011
Dissertation: Landscape Genetics and Behavioral Ecology of Greater Prairie-Chickens (Tympanuchus cupido).
Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506

Master of Science: Conservation Biology 2006
Thesis: Sex and Gender Matter: The Influence of Wolf-predation Risk on Elk Habitat Use in Yellowstone National Park, WY.
Department of Biology, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859

Bachelor of Science: Ecology and Biochemistry 2003
Winona State University, Winona, MN 55987
Senior Capstone Research: Alpine Lake Ecology: Nutrient Cycling in Oligotrophic Systems.

Specialty Areas of Interest:


Current BGSU Courses:

Landscape Ecology

Recent and Current Research or Grants:

The Nature Conservancy: Testing The Arid Lands Initiative Linkage Design: Phase II (2012: $13,513)
Andrew J. Gregory
Using landscape genetics to Identify the distribution of two species of jackrabbit across northern and north-central Washington.

The Nature Conservancy: Testing The Arid Lands Initiative Linkage Design: Phase I (2012: $9,400)
Andrew J. Gregory
Using landscape genetics to test the effectiveness of a proposed linkage design in Douglas County Washington.

National Wind Coordinating Collaborative (2011: $220,000)
M. Holloran, E. Vasquez, G. Johnson, R. Nielson, T. McDonald, J. Beck, and A.J. Gregory
A Study of the Impacts of Wind Energy Development on Greater Sage-Grouse Populations in Southeastern Wyoming

Great Plains Landscape Conservation Cooperative (2010: $47,349)
S.M. Wisely, B.K. Sandercock, A.J. Gregory, M. Laubhan, and J. Pitman
Development of Regional Planning Tools to Assess the Impacts of Climate Change and Land Use Change on a Sensitive Grassland Bird.

Recent Peer Reviewed Publications and Submissions:

Gregory, A.J., M.A. Lung, T.M. Gehring, and B.J. Swanson. 2009. Spatial scale and gender matter: The influence of wolves on elk use of space in Yellowstone National Park. Journal of Mammalogy 90:278 291.

Gregory, A.J., L.B. McNew, T.J. Prebyl, S.M. Wisely, and B.K. Sandercock. 2011. A multi-scale hierarchical modeling approach to mapping Greater Prairie-Chicken (Tympanuchus cupido) lekking habitat across central Kansas. Studies in Avian Biology:21-32.

Gregory, A.J. R.S.A. Kaler, T.J. Prebyl, B.K. Sandercock, and S.M. Wisely. 2011. Kin avoidance and multiple paternity in a recently translocated island population of rock ptarmigan. Conservation Genetics: DOI 10.1007/s10592-011-0300-3

Gregory, A.J. 2011. Landscape genetics and behavioral ecology of Greater Prairie- Chickens (Tympanuchus cupido). Dissertation. Kansas State University, Division of Biology, Manhattan, KS.

Gregory, A.J. 2013. Reintroduction biology: conserving biodiversity in the Anthropocene. Ecology: 00(0), 0000, pp. 000–000.

Gregory, A.J., J.K. Nooker, B.K. Sandercock, and S.M. Wisely. Accepted pending revision. Genetic diversity explains survivorship and mating preferences in a lek-mating grouse. PLoS One:

Barton, H.D., A.J Gregory, S.M. Wisely, R. Davis, and C. Hanlon. 2010. Molecular epidemiology of rabies in the Central Great Plains: Do host ecology and landscape influence viral emergence? Molecular Ecology 17:2725-2738.

McNew, L. B., A. J. Gregory, and B. K. Sandercock. 2011. Reproductive Biology of a southern population Greater Prairie-Chickens. Studies in Avian Biology:209-222.

McNew, L.B., B.K. Sandercock, and A.J. Gregory. 2011. Human-mediated selection on life-history traits of Greater Prairie-Chickens. Studies in. Avian Biology:255-266.

McNew, L.B., A.J. Gregory, S.M. Wisely, and B.K. Sandercock. 2012. Demography of greater prairie-chickens: regional variation in vital rates, sensitivity values, and population dynamics. Journal of Wildlife Management 76:987-1000.

Beier, P., and A.J. Gregory. 2011. Two researchers desperately seek stable 50-year old corridors for study on conservation corridor efficacy. Frontiers of Biogeography.

Beier, P., and A.J. Gregory. 2012. Desperately seeking stable 50-year-old landscapes with patches and long, wide corridors. PLoS Biology:

McNew, L.B., A.J. Gregory, and B.K. Sandercock. 2013. Spatial heterogeneity in multi-scale nest site selection of Greater Prairie-Chickens. Journal of Wildlife Management: 00(0), 0000, pp. 000–000.