• Ph.D., Wildlife Ecology, Oklahoma State University (2010-2014)
    • Research focused on grassland bird community dynamics across a fire and grazing dependent heterogeneity gradient.
  • M.S., Wildlife Ecology, Iowa State University (2007-2010)
    • Research focused on grasshopper sparrow nest survival in response to burning and grazing.
  • B.A., Biology, University of Northern Iowa (2001-2005)

Research Interests

Dr. Hovick leads the Rangeland Wildlife Ecology Lab at NDSU and his research uses both experimental and observational approaches to better understand wildlife survival and habitat selection in response to environmental variables and management actions.

Personal Information

Dr. Hovick enjoys time away from work traveling, birding, hunting, and fishing with his wife and two daughters.

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