Patricia Moody Harveson, PhD James A. “Buddy” Davidson Charitable Foundation Chair
and Professor of Conservation Biology
Borderlands Research Institute
Sul Ross State University
PO Box C-16
Alpine, TX 79832
Office phone: (432) 837-8826
Fax: (432) 837-8822
Spatial Analysis/Landscape Ecology
DR. PATRICIA MOODY HARVESON
Dr. Patricia Moody Harveson is the James A. “Buddy” Davidson Charitable Foundation Endowed Chair for Conservation Biology with the Borderlands Research Institute and a Professor in the Department of Natural Resource Management. Patricia is the advisor for the Conservation Biology Program and the Master of Ag in Natural Resource Conservation Program. She also serves as a faculty co-advisor for the Range and Wildlife Club. Her research interests are carnivore ecology, systems analysis and modeling, environmental policy, and landscape ecology.
Prior to her position at Sul Ross, Patricia was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the National Science Foundation Minority Fellowship Program. Patricia received her PhD in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences from Texas A&M University where she was a Doctoral Fellow in the Hispanic Leadership Program in Agriculture and Natural Resources. Her dissertation research focused on the urban impacts of endangered Florida Key Deer. She received her MS in Range and Wildlife Management from Texas A&M University-Kingsville where she studied the use of GIS and soils in identifying ocelot habitat. She also received a BS in Biology from Tarleton State University.
Culver, M., C. Varas, P. M. Harveson, B. R. McKinney, and L. A. Harveson. 2009. Connecting wildlife habitats across the U.S.-Mexico border. Pages 83-99 in Laura Lopez-Hoffman, Emily D. McGovern, Robert G. Varady, Karl W. Flessa, editors. Conservation of Shared Environments: Learning from the United States and Mexico. University of Arizona Press.
Harveson, L. A., P. M. Harveson, M. E. Tewes, J. H. Everitt, D. E. Escobar, and M. R. Davis. 1999. Using aerial videography and satellite imagery to identify riparian habitats in southern Texas. Proceedings of the 17th Biennial Workshop on Color Photography in Resource Assessment.
Thomas, J. K., J. S. Kodamanchaly, and P. M. Harveson. 1998. Toxic chemical wastes and the coincidence of carcinogenic mortality in Texas. Society and Natural Resources 11:845-865.
Thomas, J. K., and P. M. Harveson. 1997. Toxics release inventory: State of Texas. Technical Report 97-1. Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, College Station, Texas.
Harveson, P. M. 1996. Using GIS to analyze habitat selection by ocelot and bobcat populations in south Texas. Thesis, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Kingsville, Texas.