Travis DeVault is the Associate Director for Research and Senior Research Scientist at the University of Georgia’s Savannah River Ecology Laboratory. He also has a courtesy faculty appointment in the Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources where he advises graduate students. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in ecology from Indiana State University and a PhD in wildlife ecology from Purdue University. Travis is a wildlife ecologist and conservation biologist; his research focuses on understanding and preventing animal-vehicle collisions and other human-wildlife conflicts. He has authored over 150 scientific publications and was lead editor of the book Wildlife in Airport Environments: Preventing Animal–Aircraft Collisions through Science-Based Management, published by Johns Hopkins University Press in 2013.