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Dana Sanchez

Associate Professor
Dana.Sanchez [at]

Office: 541-737-6003

Nash Hall

Nash Hall 118

2820 SW Campus Way

2820 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Mammalian space use and habitat selection. Human-wildlife issues.

Prospective graduate students should read through Future Ecologists on my Extension Wildlife site before contacting me. 

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Affiliated with: 
Fisheries and Wildlife
I accept graduate students for the Fisheries and Wildlife Department
Courses Taught: 
  • I am course supervisor for online sections of FW 255-Field Sampling of Fish and Wildlife.
Beyond OSU
Personal Interests: 

I enjoy gardening, music, nature-watching on walks with my dog, and outdoorsy things like hiking, rafting, and fly-fishing - when I get time to do so. I am honored to have Strega, a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, as my dear friend and dogsports teammate in the Rally, Obedience, and field training.

Professional Accomplishments

Ph.D. - 2007 - Natural Resources, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
M.S. - 2002 - Wildlife and Fisheries Science, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
B.S. - 1998 - Wildlife Biology (Terrestrial Emph.), minor in Communication Studies, University of Montana, Missoula, MT


I frequently offer short workshops on wildlife management for Master Gardener groups, at Extension Tree Schools, and for other groups as requested.

I am the Faculty Co-Advisor (with Wanda Crannell) of the OSU Chapter of the Society for Advancement of Chicano/as and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS). Connect with the OSU SACNAS chapter via our Facebook.

I am a member of the Campus Coalition Builders, which is the OSU Affiliate Chapter of the National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI). The OSU team offers 1-day experiential workshops, "Welcoming Diversity", and skill-building sessions ("Interrupting Prejudicial Behaviors") once or more each year, and by request for groups.

My Awards
Honors and Awards: 

2012. OSU Outreach & Engagement Vice Provost Award for Excellence Diversity Award from Oregon State University Outreach and Engagement

My Publications
My Media
Outreach and Extension