Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior PH.D.

Boise State, a leader in research and education, is proud to offer a doctorate program in ecology, evolution, and behavior. The interdisciplinary program takes a modern educational approach, training scientists to use theories from multiple fields to solve tough ecological problems in a changing world.

Idaho’s rich natural resources and biodiversity offer a unique landscape for learning and research opportunities. This program brings together expert faculty from across multiple academic departments including biological sciences, geosciences, and anthropology, as well as the Human-Environment Systems research center in the College of Innovation and Design. Students in the program have opportunities to work with local and international organizations including the Intermountain Bird Observatory, the U.S. Geological Survey Snake River Field State, the Peregrine Fund, Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique, Africa, and others as they collaborate with faculty members and professional field scientists from all around Idaho.