Angela Larsen-Gray, Ph.D.

Senior Research Scientist, Eastern Wildlife
Location: Independent – Clemson, SC


Dr. Angela (Angie) Larsen-Gray is a forest wildlife ecologist for the eastern United States. Her research interests include population and community ecology, biodiversity and conservation, animal behavior, and various other topics. Angie started with NCASI in January 2019 and is looking forward to being involved with wildlife projects that investigate responses of various species (from tortoises to bats) in working forests. She also serves as the Treasurer of The Wildlife Society’s Biological Diversity Working Group.


  • Ph.D. in Environmental Health Science (Minor in Statistics), University of North Carolina-Greensboro
  • M.S. in Biology, Grand Valley State University (Allendale, MI)
  • B.S. in Biology, Conservation Biology minor, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
  • A.S., University of Wisconsin-Marinette

Research capabilities and/or focus areas

  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Population and community ecology
  • Wildlife management
  • Animal behavior

Awards and Career Highlights

  • 2023 Regional Director’s Honor Award – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region
  • Fellow, National Conservation Leadership Institute
  • The Wildlife Society Biological Diversity Working Group
  • The Wildlife Society Forestry and Wildlife Working Group
  • The Wildlife Society, Virginia Chapter – Increasing Diversity, Equity, and Awareness in the Wildlife Profession Committee
  • The Wildlife Society and US Fish and Wildlife Diversity Initiative Committee, K-12 Subgroup Leader
  • Previous EPA Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellow
Phone: (864) 656-0840