Biography

Frank is a Professor of Biology at Carlow University, Pittsburgh, PA. He currently serves as the Chair of the Department of Biology. Frank earned a B.S. in Biology from Carlow University, an M.S. in Biology from Clarion University of Pennsylvania and a Ph.D. in Wildlife and Fisheries Ecology from West Virginia University. The prevailing theme of his research program has been the ecology, conservation, management, and population/conservation genetics of vertebrate populations. He has mentored and advised 21 M.S. level graduate students and more than 120 undergraduate research projects. Frank has held office and is very active in several professional biological/ecological societies in PA, MD, and WV. 

Research Interests

Professional Interests:

 Frank Ammer’s research interests include the ecology, conservation, management, and population/conservation genetics of vertebrate populations. In particular he is interested in evaluating the ecology of early successional habitats and wetland-dependent wildlife.