Keely Roen joined the Penn State DuBois campus in 2001. She is the Principal Investigator for the DuBois saw-whet owl banding station. She has worked with Dr. Stottlemyer and Mr. Hummer on projects ranging from shorthead garter snake surveys and small mammal seed predation at a reforestation test site. She serves on the Mammal Technical Committee of the Pennsylvania Biological Survey which provides scientific recommendations to the Pennsylvania Game Commission. She is also the College of Agriculture Representative for the campus, the Farmers and Friends Ag Club advisor, and the recipient of the university-wide 2010 Penn State Excellence in Advising Award. She was promoted to Senior Instructor in 2011.
Ms. Roen has a B.A. in Biology from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.S. in Ecology from Penn State University. She worked as an environmental consultant in Virginia for several years before pursuing her Master’s degree in 1999. Her master’s thesis examined the relationship between feeding behavior of avian scavengers and habitat type at Gettysburg National Military Park.
Ms. Roen teaches Wildlife Management Techniques (map and compass, GPS, radiotelemetry, trapping), Terrestrial Wildlife management, and Wildlife statistics regularly. She has also taught Women in Science, Environmental Science, and Careers in Agriculture. When she isn’t teaching or advising students, she is birdwatching, walking, kayaking, or playing with her three sons.
Senior Instructor in Wildlife Technology
- Wildlife Technology Associates Degree