Henry (Rique) Campa, III

Associate Dean and Professor of Wildlife Ecology


<b>Henry (Rique) Campa, III</b> <span>&nbsp;is an Associate Dean in the Graduate School and a Professor of Wildlife Ecology in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at Michigan State University (MSU).&nbsp; As an Associate Dean, he develops, implements, and evaluates career and professional development programs associated with MSU’s&nbsp; PREP (Planning, Resilience, Engagement, and Professionalism) program.&nbsp; In addition, he also directs activities at MSU associated with the NSF-funded CIRTL (Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning) Network.&nbsp; Rique’s research interests are in the areas of wildlife-habitat relationships, ecosystem management, effects of disturbances on wildlife, and the professional development of graduate education.&nbsp; Since 1990, Rique has generated approximately $18M in research funding.&nbsp; He has conducted ecological research throughout the U.S. and in Kenya and Nepal.&nbsp; Before coming to MSU, Rique worked for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as a Wildlife Biologist and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources as a Wildlife Research Biologist.&nbsp; Rique has served in leadership positions for The Wildlife Society (TWS) at the national, regional, and state levels and is a Certified Wildlife Biologist with TWS.&nbsp; Rique teaches undergraduate courses and has taught study abroad courses in Kenya and the Bahamas.&nbsp; At MSU, he has been awarded a Lilly Teaching Fellowship and the MSU Teacher-Scholar Award.&nbsp; In 2004, Rique was selected as an “exemplary teaching professor” to participate in the National Case Study of Learner-Centered Approaches in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources.&nbsp; In 2011, Rique received The Wildlife Society’s Excellence in Wildlife Education Award as well as was selected as a Wildlife Society Fellow in “recognition of exceptional service”.&nbsp; He received a B.S. in wildlife management from the University of Missouri-Columbia and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in wildlife ecology from MSU</span> <br>


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