Present Rank: Associate Professor
Appointment: 60% Teaching/30% Research/10% Service
Population ecology and management of big game species and predators, habitat use and selection of big game species and predators, interactions of predators and prey, and sexual segregation and resource partitioning in ungulates, animal damage, reptile and amphibian surveys, reptile and amphibian habitat requirements, wildlife and zoonotic diseases, and wildlife education.
Troy Athens High School, Troy Michigan 48083; June 1986.
Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48859; Bachelor of Science, December 1990.
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907; Master of Science Biology, May 1994.
Thesis: Poststrike Elevation in Tongue-Flicking Rate and Strike-Induced Chemosensory Searching in Several Families of Lizards.
South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota 57007; Ph.D. Biological Sciences, July 1998.
Dissertation: Habitat Selection of a Declining White-Tailed Deer Herd in the Central Black Hills of South Dakota and Wyoming.
Skinny Moose 2014
DePerno, C. S. Eastern North Carolina Tundra Swans. Skinny Moose, January 26, 2014.
Skinny Moose 2013
DePerno, C. S. The impacts of feral cats on wildlife. Skinny Moose, October 28, 2013.
DePerno, C. S. Why you should involve your kids in the shooting sports or hunting. Skinny Moose, September 15, 2013. http://www.skinnymoose.com/professorsblog/2013/09/15/why-you-should-involve-your-kids-in-the-shooting-sports-or-hunting/
DePerno, C. S. Comments and responses regarding "Ticks: Being Proactive for Your Own Health" . Skinny Moose, August 21, 2013. http://www.skinnymoose.com/professorsblog/2013/08/21/comments-and-responses-regarding-ticks-being-proactive-for-your-own-health/
DePerno, C. S. Ticks: Being Proactive for Your Own Health. Skinny Moose, August 13, 2013. http://www.skinnymoose.com/professorsblog/2013/08/13/ticks-being-proactive-for-your-own-health/
DePerno, C. S. Wear gloves when field dressing game!. Skinny Moose, August 3, 2013. http://www.skinnymoose.com/professorsblog/2013/08/03/wear-gloves-when-field-dressing-game/
DePerno, C. S. Turtles and Cars. Skinny Moose, July 22, 2013. http://www.skinnymoose.com/professorsblog/2013/07/22/turtles-and-cars/
DePerno, C. S. When was the last time you visited a State Park? Skinny Moose, July 9, 2013. http://www.skinnymoose.com/professorsblog/2013/07/09/when-was-the-last-time-you-visited-a-state-park/
DePerno, C. S. Snakes are on the move: Educate yourself and your children. Skinny Moose, June 15, 2013. http://www.skinnymoose.com/professorsblog/2013/06/15/snakes-are-on-the-move-educate-yourself-and-your-children/
DePerno, C. S. Rabbit Hunters Take Note: Steps to Avoid Tularemia. Skinny Moose, June 2, 2013. http://www.skinnymoose.com/professorsblog/2013/06/02/rabbit-hunters-take-note-steps-to-avoid-tularemia/
DePerno, C. S. Brucella suis Freezing Question. Skinny Moose, May 26, 2013. http://www.skinnymoose.com/professorsblog/2013/05/26/brucella-suis-freezing-question/
DePerno, C. S. Javelina Disease Question. Skinny Moose, May 26, 2013. http://www.skinnymoose.com/professorsblog/2013/05/26/javelina-disease-question/
DePerno, C. S. Toxoplasmosis, Trichinosis, Feral Pigs, and Hunters. Skinny Moose, May 26, 2013.
DePerno, C. S. Feral Swine and Brucellosis: How Hunters Can Minimize Risk. Skinny Moose, May 17, 2013. http://www.skinnymoose.com/professorsblog/2013/05/17/feral-swine-and-brucellosis-how-hunters-can-minimize-risk/
DePerno, C. S. Welcome. Skinny Moose, May 16, 2013. http://www.skinnymoose.com/professorsblog/2013/05/16/welcome/
DePerno, C. S. Take Your Kids Fishing: Striped Bass on the Roanoke River. Skinny Moose, May 9, 2013. http://www.skinnymoose.com/professorsblog/2013/05/13/take-your-kids-fishing-striped-bass-on-the-roanoke-river/
Outdoor Hub 2013
DePerno, C. S. Ticks: Being Proactive for Your Own Health. Outdoor Hub, August 13, 2013. http://www.outdoorhub.com/how-to/ticks-being-proactive-for-your-own-health/
DePerno, C. S. Take Your Kids Fishing: Striped Bass on the Roanoke River. Outdoor Hub, May 9, 2013. http://www.outdoorhub.com/stories/take-your-kids-fishing-striped-bass-on-the-roanoke-river/
DePerno, C. S. Toxoplasmosis, Trichinosis, Feral Pigs, and Hunters. Outdoor Hub, March 26, 2013. http://www.outdoorhub.com/how-to/toxoplasmosis-trichinosis-feral-pigs-and-hunters/
DePerno, C. S. Rabbit Hunters Take Note: Steps to Avoid Tularemia. Outdoor Hub, February 25, 2013. http://www.outdoorhub.com/how-to/rabbit-hunters-take-note-steps-to-avoid-tularemia/
DePerno, C. S. Feral Swine and Brucellosis: How Hunters Can Minimize Risk. Outdoor Hub, February 13, 2013. http://www.outdoorhub.com/how-to/feral-swine-and-brucellosis-how-hunters-can-minimize-risk/