Craig Allen, Unit Leader — Nebraska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

Craig Allen received his Ph.D. in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation from the University of Florida in 1997, a MS in Wildlife Science in 1993, from Texas Tech University and a B.S. in Biology from the University of Wisconsin — Green Bay in 1989. He held a post-doc position in Zoology at the University of Florida working with C.S. Holling on investigations of the relationships between diversity and resilience, and variability and scale breaks in biological and other systems. Earlier in life, he was raised mostly in Madison, Wisconsin, but was born in Berkeley, California and has also lived in South Hampton and Oxford, England, and Katwijk Aan Zee, the Netherlands.


Craig also can be reached at his University of Nebraska email address:


Ph D University of Florida 1997

Research Interests

Resilience in ecological systems; biological invasions; landscape ecology

Teaching Interests

Currently teaches:

  • Foundations of Resilience
  • - Ecology of Biological Invasions

Nebraska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

  • Email:
  • Phone: 402–472–2722
  • Address:
  • 422 Hardin Hall, PO Box 830984
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Lincoln, NE 68583–0984