Travis DeVault

Associate Director for Research, University of Georgia

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.