David Mattson

People_David Mattson, Research Associate

Research Associate

David Mattson has spent over fourty years studying large carnivores, with a focus on the social, political, and organizational dynamics that shape the policies and practices of conservation programs. His long career with the U.S. Geological Survey included positions as Research Biologist, Leader of the Colorado Plateau Research Station, and Western Field Director of the MIT-USGS Science Impact Collaborative. He also served as a Lecturer and Visiting Senior Scientist at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and a Visiting Scholar at MIT.  He currently actively contributes to Grizzly Times and publishes the web sites AllGrizzly.org and MostlyNaturalGrizzlies.org.