Kyle McCarthy

Education

  • Postdoctoral Associate, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, 2010–2011
  • Ph.D., Wildlife Conservation, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2010
  • M.S., Wildlife Conservation, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2007
  • B.S., Wildlife Biology, Colorado State University, 2002

Courses Taught

  • ENWC201 – Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, Spring and Fall
  • ENWC325 – Wildlife Management, Spring
  • ENWC425/625 – Mammalogy, Fall
  • ENWC444 – Conservation of Tropical Biodiversity, Alternate Winters
  • ENWC450 – Debates in Conservation Biology, Alternate Winters
  • ENWC821 – Wildlife Spatial Ecology, Alternate Springs

Research Activities

  • Application of advanced resource selection models and population abundance models to rare and elusive species
  • Developing new methods for quantitative analysis of wildlife data
  • Ecology and conservation of wild felids
  • Evaluation of wildlife behavioral response to human recreation

Professional Affiliations

  • Society for Conservation Biology
  • IUCN Cat Specialist Group
  • The Snow Leopard Network

Graduate Students and Post-Doctoral Researchers

3. Weiskopf, Sarah. In Progress. Evaluating the effect of agriculture on tropical mammals via DNA recovered from parasitic leeches in Sumatra, Indonesia. M.S. in Wildlife Ecology. Expected May 2016.

2. Wibisono, Hariyo. In Progress. Tiger, prey, and humans: A review on population status and tiger-human conflict in Sumatra, Indonesia. Ph.D. in Wildlife Ecology. Expected May 2016.

1. Kachel, Shannon. 2014. Evaluating the efficacy of wild ungulate trophy hunting as a tool for snow leopard conservation in Tajikistan. M.S. in Wildlife Ecology

Publications

2014

11. Hunter, D., K. P. McCarthy, and T. McCarthy. 2014  in T. McCarthy and D. Mallon, editors. Snow Leopards of the World. Elsevier.

10. McCarthy, K. P., and R. J. Fletcher Jr. 2014. Does hunting activity for game species have indirect effects on resource selection by the endangered Florida panther? Animal Conservation.

2012

9. McCarthy, J. L., T. K. Fuller, K. P. McCarthy, H. T. Wibisono, and M. C. Livolsi. 2012. Using camera-trap photographs and direct sightings to identify possible refugia for the Vulnerable Sumatran striped rabbit Nesolagus netscheri. Oryx 46:438–441.

8. McCarthy, K. P., R. J. Fletcher Jr., Christopher T. Rota and R. L. Hutto. 2012. Predicting Species Distributions from Samples Collected along Roadsides. Conservation Biology 26:68–77

7. McCarthy, K. P. 2012. A tale of two snow leopards. In D. Hunter, editor. Voice of Snow Leopard. University Press of Colorado. USA.

2011

6. McCarthy, K. P., and S. DeStefano. 2011. Effects of spatial disturbance on common loon nest site selection and territory success. Journal of Wildlife Management 75:289–296.

5. McCarthy, K. P., and S. DeStefano. 2011. Common loon nest defense against American mink. Northeastern Naturalist 18:247–249.

2010

4. McCarthy, J. L., K. P. McCarthy, and T. K. Fuller. 2010. Assessing Variation in Wildlife Diversity in the Tien Shan Mountains of Kyrgyzstan Using Ancillary Camera-trap Photos. Mountain Research and Development 30:295–301.

3. McCarthy, K. P., and S. DeStefano. 2010. Bald Eagle predation on Common Loon egg. Journal of Raptor Research 44:249–251.

2008

2. McCarthy, K. P., T. K. Fuller, M. Ming, T. McCarthy, and K. Jumabaev. 2008. Assessing estimators of snow leopard abundance. Journal of Wildlife Management. 72:1826–1833.

2007

1. McCarthy, T., J. Kahn, J. Ud-Din, and K. P. McCarthy. 2007. First Study of Snow Leopards Using GPS-Satellite Collars Underway in Pakistan. Cat News 46:22–23.

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Contact Information
Kyle McCarthy
Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology

Entomology and Wildlife Ecology
250 Townsend Hall

Newark, DE 19716
Phone: (302) 831-1412
Fax number: (302) 831-8889
Email: mccarthy@udel.edu