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Jacob Collier

Writer, Media Contributor


Hey! My name is Jacob Collier and I am an Auburn University graduate from the College of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences. I’ve always had a passion for wildlife, however, my deepest interest lies with behavioral characteristics of elephants—such as family dynamics. At the moment, I work in pet care, and hope to follow my interests into a career within Biology or Natural Resource Ecology.

I graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor’s degree in Wildlife Ecology and Management. Throughout my time in the College of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, I saw natural cycles in action and studied how ecological management on one species interacts with the others surrounding it. Most importantly, I studied the aspect of environmental sustainability. In 2019, I went on a study abroad trip to Eswatini, South Africa, where I became acquainted with many wildlife species and their interactions with humans!

I recently finished a position with the Alaska Department of Field and Game as a summer technician. Currently, I work at PetSmart as a Pet Care Associate, assisting pet owner’s with finding the right materials to care for their companions.


JMIH Annual Conference 2022 Poster Presentation
Spokane, WA

DePaul University Graduate Showcase, 2022
Poster Presentation
Chicago, IL

Professional Memberships

ASIH Liason, 2023

ASIH Book Raffle Sub-Committee

ASIH Workship Sub-Committee Member

Get in touch

Reach out to Jacob by email, jakec307@gmail.com, or using the social icons below.


The Impact of Temperature Induced Vertebral Anomalies on C-Start Swimming Performance On Temperature Anomalies in Astyanax Mexicanus

Master’s Thesis | DePaul University | 2023

Kaleigh Arnold, Windsor E. Aguirre

Advisement Committee: Terry Grande (Loyola University), Jason Bystriansky (DePaul University)

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