Dr. Rachael Urbanek

Dr. Rachael E. Urbanek

Professor of Wildlife Ecology and Certified Wildlife Biologist®
Department Chair
Department of Environmental Sciences, University of North Carolina Wilmington
601 South College Road, Wilmington, North Carolina 28403-5949
Office: Dobo Hall 2006/2030     Email: urbanekr@uncw.edu     Phone: 910.962.7909     Fax: 910.962.7634

Dr. Rachael Urbanek

About Me

Currently, I am a Professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and a Certified Wildlife Biologist®.

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My Research

My research interests focus on the interdisciplinary threads of urban wildlife ecology and management, human-wildlife conflicts, and human dimensions of wildlife.

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My Students

My students and I conduct research on a variety of subjects such as urban ecology, human dimensions of wildlife, and citizen science, among other things.

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My colleagues and I have published 32 research articles in 18 scientific peer-review journals. Feel free to view a list of these publications or contact me regarding these works.

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Dr. Rachael Urbanek's Publications


During my career, I have had the opportunity to teach a variety of courses dealing with wildlife science, management, and policy, among others. I enjoy providing students with content and material that will aid them as they pursue their career goals.

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