Jarod D Raithel

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Title: 
Biology Faculty
Primary Department:
 Location: MON 210N
Monday:
3:00 pm-5:00 pm
Wednesday:
3:00 pm-5:00 pm
Office Hours Additional Information 
During Fall 2020, I will hold virtual Office Hours via MCCCD's video conferencing tool Cisco WebEx. To video conference with me, just click here to enter my personal meeting room during the above scheduled times: https://maricopa.webex.com/meet/jraithel You can always reach me by email: [email protected] and I will respond within 24 hours during the work week.

Jarod.Raithel

Education 
Ph.D. in Ecology
Utah State University, Logan, UT
M.S. in Wildlife Biology
The University of Montana, Missoula, MT
B.S. Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Biography 

I am a broadly trained population ecologist with a background in public education, ultimately interested in engaging students in the biological sciences and applied research to aid in the conservation of biodiversity in the Anthropocene.

http://jarodraithel.wixsite.com/home/about-me

Academic Interests 
Wildlife Ecology, Conservation Biology, Predator-Prey Dynamics, Coral Reef Ecology
Publications & Intellectual Contributions 

PUBLICATIONS (http://jarodraithel.wixsite.com/home/publications)

Lehman, C. P., C. T. Rota, J. D. Raithel, and J. J. Millspaugh.  2017.  Pumas affect elk dynamics in absence of other large carnivores  Journal of Wildlife Management, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.21392 

Raithel, J. D., M. J. Reynolds-Hogland, P. C. Carr, and L. M. Aubry.  2017.  Why does the regulated harvest of black bears affect the rate of human-bear conflicts in New Jersey, USA?  Case Studies in the Environment, DOI: 10.1525/cse.2017.sc.415535 

Raithel, J. D.  2017.  Integrating Black Bear Behavior, Spatial Ecology, and Population Dynamics in a Human-Dominated Landscape: Implications for Management.  Ph.D. Dissertation, Utah State University, Logan.  235 pp.

Raithel, J. D., M. J. Reynolds-Hogland, D. N. Koons, P. C. Carr, and L. M. Aubry.  2016.  Recreational harvest and incident-response protocols reduce human-carnivore conflicts in an anthropogenic landscape.  Journal of Applied Ecology, DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12830,     (IF = 5.196)

Griffin, K. A., M. Hebblewhite, H. S. Robinson, P. Zager, S. M. Barber-Meyer, D. Christianson, S. Creel, N. C. Harris, M. A. Hurley, D. H. Jackson, B. K. Johnson, W. L. Myers, J. D. Raithel, M. Schlegel, B. L. Smith, C. White, and P. J.White.  2011.  Neonatal mortality of elk driven by climate, predator phenology and predator community composition.  Journal of Animal Ecology, 80(6), 1246 – 1257, (IF = 4.937, Citations = 70)

Raithel, J. D., M. J. Kauffman, and D. H. Pletscher.  2007.  Impact of spatial and temporal variation in calf survival on the growth of elk populations. Journal of Wildlife Management, 71(3), 795 – 803, (IF = 1.522, Citations = 103)

Raithel, J. D.  2005.  Impact of calf survival on elk population dynamics in west-central Montana.  M.S. Thesis, The University of Montana, Missoula.  118 pp., (Citations = 11)

Raithel, J. D., M. J. Reynolds-Hogland, P. C. Carr, C. Falvo, and L. M. Aubry.  In Review.  Black bear behavioral strategies and habitat use within a human-dominated landscape in the Mid-Atlantic United States.  Biological Conservation.

Press coverage

Utah Public Radio: http://upr.org/post/people-and-bears-hunting-coexistence

Phys Org: http://phys.org/news/2016-11-harvest-nuisance-black-jersey-human-bear.html

NJ Herald: http://www.njherald.com/20161129/study-hunting-key-to-sustaining-bear-population  

TEDx USU, “Infinity in the Palm of your Hand.” Utah State University, Logan, UT, Oct 2014: http://tedx.usu.edu/event/jarod-raithel/  

 Ignite! USU, “Science and Storytelling: Wonder, Humility, Gratitude and Interconnectedness.”  Utah State University, Logan, UT, April 2014:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6skjb1L1EU

Classes Current Teaching
Name Title Term Days Times/Dates
BIO182 View class details for General Biology (Majors) II (BIO182)General Biology (Majors) II FAL20 AUG 24 - DEC 18
BIO182 View class details for General Biology (Majors) II (BIO182)General Biology (Majors) II FAL20 AUG 24 - DEC 18
BIO182 View class details for General Biology (Majors) II (BIO182)General Biology (Majors) II FAL20 AUG 24 - DEC 18
BIO182 View class details for General Biology (Majors) II (BIO182)General Biology (Majors) II FAL20 AUG 24 - DEC 18
BIO182 View class details for General Biology (Majors) II (BIO182)General Biology (Majors) II FAL20 AUG 24 - DEC 18
BIO182 View class details for General Biology (Majors) II (BIO182)General Biology (Majors) II FAL20 AUG 24 - DEC 18
BIO182 View class details for General Biology (Majors) II (BIO182)General Biology (Majors) II FAL20 AUG 24 - DEC 18
BIO182 View class details for General Biology (Majors) II (BIO182)General Biology (Majors) II FAL20 AUG 24 - DEC 18
BIO182 View class details for General Biology (Majors) II (BIO182)General Biology (Majors) II FAL20 AUG 24 - DEC 18
BIO182 View class details for General Biology (Majors) II (BIO182)General Biology (Majors) II SPR21 MWF 12:30pm - 1:20pm
JAN 20 - MAY 14
BIO182 View class details for General Biology (Majors) II (BIO182)General Biology (Majors) II SPR21 MWF 8:00am - 8:50am
JAN 20 - MAY 14
BIO182 View class details for General Biology (Majors) II (BIO182)General Biology (Majors) II SPR21 JAN 19 - MAY 14
BIO182 View class details for General Biology (Majors) II (BIO182)General Biology (Majors) II SPR21 JAN 19 - MAY 14
BIO182 View class details for General Biology (Majors) II (BIO182)General Biology (Majors) II SPR21 JAN 19 - MAY 14
BIO182 View class details for General Biology (Majors) II (BIO182)General Biology (Majors) II SPR21 MWF 11:00am - 11:50am
JAN 20 - MAY 14
BIO182 View class details for General Biology (Majors) II (BIO182)General Biology (Majors) II SPR21 JAN 19 - MAY 14
BIO182 View class details for General Biology (Majors) II (BIO182)General Biology (Majors) II SPR21 MWF 9:30am - 10:20am
JAN 20 - MAY 14