Seth Harju, Wildlife Biometrician

 

Seth received a B.S. in Wildlife Resources fromthe University of Idaho and an M.S. in Ecology from Utah StateUniversity.  Before joining HWA as a biometrician and research biologist Seth held positions with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest Service.  His academic training placed strong emphasis on study design and statistical analysis for applied monitoring and research programs.  Since joining HWA, his main focus has been on designing and analyzing research projects that address wildlife concerns in relation to human uses of the landscape.  Seth is a skilled spatial analyst and biometrician with emphases in mixed, generalized linear, resource selection, and Bayesian hierarchical modeling.  Seth is a member of The Wildlife Society, is part of The Wildlife Society Biometrics Working Group, and is an active reviewer for several peer-reviewed journals.  Seth has presented his work throughout the U.S and is the recipient of several awards related to his academic achievements.   His personal interests include raising livestock, gardening, cutting firewood, and hunting, especially with his wife and kids.