Jerry Barker (Ph.D. in Ecology, Utah State University) has 36 years of ecological and natural resources teaching, research, and consulting experience. His research has been published in scientific journals and presented at professional meetings. Since 2006, Jerry has been an Adjunct Professor with the Environmental Policy and Management and Bachelor of Arts Completion programs and at the University of Denver. He has taught classes in natural resources management, endangered species, National Environmental Policy Act, and capstone project. Jerry holds the Master Teacher Certificate from the University College.