Science Team

David G. Hewitt, Ph.D.

Honorary Title
Leroy G. Denman, Jr. Endowed Director of Wildlife Research
Position
Executive Director

Nelson Avila

Position
Texas Native Seeds, Research Technician - East Texas

Bart M. Ballard, Ph.D.

Honorary Title
C. Berdon & Rolanette Lawrence Endowed Chair in Waterfowl Research
Position
Research Scientist and Professor

Leonard A. Brennan, Ph.D.

Honorary Title
C. C. "Charlie" Winn Endowed Chair for Quail Research
Position
Research Scientist and Professor

Michael J. Cherry, Ph.D.

Honorary Title
Stuart W. Stedman Chair for White-tailed Deer Research
Position
Research Scientist and Assistant Professor

Tony Falk, Ph.D.

Honorary Title
Dan L Duncan Endowed Director Texas Native Seeds
Position
Program Director

Fidel Hernandez, Ph.D.

Honorary Title
Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. Endowed Chair for Quail Research
Position
Research Scientist and Regents Professor

Clayton D. Hilton, MS, DVM

Honorary Title
Jo and Bruce Gunn Endowed Director of Veterinary Technology
Position
Wildlife Veterinarian and Professor

William P. Kuvlesky Jr., Ph.D.

Honorary Title
Assistant Dean, College of Agriculture, Natural Resources & Human Sciences
Position
Research Scientist and Professor

Evan P. Tanner, Ph.D.

Honorary Title
Meadows Professor in Semiarid Land Ecology
Position
Research Scientist and Assistant Professor

Michael E. Tewes, Ph.D.

Honorary Title
Frank Daniel Yturria Endowed Chair for Wild Cat Studies
Position
Research Scientist and Regents Professor

Tyler Wayland

Position
Texas Native Seeds, Assistant Director - East Texas

David B. Wester, Ph.D.

Honorary Title
Frances and Peter Swenson Endowed Chair in Rangeland and Restoration Research
Position
Research Scientist and Professor