dr. christopher s. rosenberry
In April of 2005, Dr. Christopher Rosenberry was named the Pennsylvania Game Commission Deer Management Section Supervisor.
Dr. Rosenberry began his wildlife career as a Biologist Aide with the Pennsylvania Game Commission and after 8 years of education and work experience returned to take a full-time position as the Wildlife Biometrician in 2000, and he worked with the agency's deer section over that time.
He grew up in Southcentral Pennsylvania where he attended Juniata College in Huntingdon. While at Juniata, he played football and earned Academic All-Middle Atlantic Conference honors. He graduated with honors from Juniata College in 1992 with a Bachelor's of Science in Biology. After graduation from Juniata, he held a number of temporary wildlife positions before beginning his graduate work at North Carolina State University. As a graduate student, he studied dispersal ecology and behavior of white-tailed deer on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. He graduated from North Carolina State University in 1997 with a doctorate in Zoology with a Statistics minor.
After graduation from North Carolina State University, he worked for Delaware's Division of Fish and Wildlife as a deer biologist. In Delaware, he administered the deer damage assistance program and coordinated a citizens' task force that provided input for development of a statewide deer management plan. Following his work with Delaware's Division of Fish and Wildlife, he held research and teaching positions at Delaware State University and West Chester University prior to coming to the Game Commission in 2000.
A member of The Wildlife Society and the American Society of Mammalogists, he has authored or co-authored a number of publications in scientific journals and popular press magazines; as well, as a chapter in Ecology and Management of Large Mammals in North America. In addition to his professional activities, he holds a private pilot license.
Dr. Rosenberry and his wife have three sons.