Dr. Jennifer M Schieltz

Assistant Teaching Professor
French Conservation Camp director
Jennifer Schieltz

Dr. Jennifer Schieltz is an Assistant Teaching Professor and the director of NREM's Rod and Connie French Conservation Camp in Montana. She is broadly interested in wildlife biology, animal behavior, and conservation, especially in large mammals. She completed her PhD at Princeton University where she studied the effects of cattle grazing on wild ungulates in Kenya and worked with land managers to promote livestock-wildlife coexistence. She grew up in Ohio and attended undergrad at Washington and Lee University in Virginia. Dr. Schieltz teaches courses on campus during the fall and spring terms, and runs the French Camp just west of Missoula, Montana and teaches Field Ecology there during the summers. Other interests include science communication, outreach, downhill skiing and horseback riding.

Area of Expertise: 
Behavioral Ecology
PhD, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, 2017
B.S., Biology, Washington & Lee University, 2008