Dr. J. Drew Lanham

Professor, Wildlife (non-game) Ecology/Management

Drew LanhamEmail: lanhamj@clemson.edu
Office: (864)-656-7294

School of Agricultural, Forest, and Environmental Sciences

Ph.D. Clemson University, Forest Resources - 1997
M.S. Clemson University, Zoology - 1990
B.S. Clemson University, Zoology - 1988

Research interest:
Songbird ecology and conservation; Integration of game and nongame wildlife management; The African American land ethic and its role in natural resources conservation.

Cromer, R.B., C.A. Gresham, M. Goddard, J. Lanham and H. Hanlin, 2007. Associations between two bottomland hardwood forest shrew species and hurricane-generated woody debris. Southeastern Naturalist 6(2): 235-246.
Cathryn H. Greenberg, Aimee Tomcho, J. Lanham, Thomas Waldrop, Joesph Tomcho, Ross J. Phillips, Dean Simon. 2007. Short-term effects of fire and other fuel reduction treatments on breeding birds in southern Appalachian hardwood forests. Journal of Wildlife Management. 71(6): 1906-1916
Kinkead, Karen E., J. Drew Lanham and R. Montanucci. 2006. Comparison of anesthesia and marking techniques on stress and behavioral responses in two Desmognathus salamanders. Journal of Herpetology. 40(3): 323-328.
Waldron, J.L., S.H. Bennett, S.M. Welch, M.E., Dorcas, J.D. Lanham, & W. Kalinowsky. 2006. Habitat specificity and home-range size as attributes of species vulnerability to extinction: a case study using sympatric rattlesnakes. Animal Conservation 9(4): 414-420.
Waldron, Jayme, J.D. Lanham and S.H. Bennett. 2006. Using behaviorally-based seasons to investigate canebrake rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus) movement patterns and habitat selection. Herpetologica, 62(4), 2006, 389-398.
Lanham, J.Drew and S.M. Miller. 2006. Monotypic nest site selection by Swainson’s Warbler in the mountains of South Carolina. Southeastern Naturalist: ms # 305 in press.

Professional society activity:
The Wildlife Society (Ethnic and Gender Diversity Committee)
The Wildlife Society (President 2004-05)
The Ecological Society of America
Editorial Advisory Board, The Wildlife Professional
South Carolina Audubon Advisory Board

Honors and awards:
Audubon Society Together Green Fellowship
National Wildlife Federation Affiliate Leaders Program
Excellence in Teaching Award, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2007 Clemson University Wildlife Society
Cooperative Extension Service Southern Region- Excellence Award for Exceptional Programming –Mass Media Television
Best Conference Paper, Non-Game, 1998 Southeastern Section, The Wildlife Society
Best Student Poster (co-author), 1999 Annual Conference, The Wildlife Society
Douglas R. Phillips Award (Outstanding Graduate Student in Forest Resources-1994)
Xi Sigma Pi (Forestry Honorary)

Field Methods in Avian Ecology (WFB476/676)
Nongame Wildlife Management (WFB 440 )
Biodiversity in Managed Forests ( FOR 845)


Certified Wildlife Biologist & Certified Senior Ecologist