- Resilience Scientist
- Director for the Center for Resilience in Working Agricultural Landscapes (RWAL)
- U.S. Geological Survey, Nebraska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Unit
- Water for Food Global Institute
Dr. Craig Allen is the leader of the U.S. Geological Survey – Nebraska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Unit. After graduating and obtaining a BS from the University of Wisconsin in 1989, Allen earned his Masters at Texas Tech University, and later a Ph.D. at the University of Florida. Prior to working for UNL, Allen held assistant leader (1998-2001) and leader (2002-2004) positions at South Carolina Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Unit at Clemson University. He also worked as a faculty member of the University of Florida’s zoology department.
Over the years, Allen has partaken in a plethora of research. One notable project being his work with the National Science Foundation in creating the National Science Foundation Traineeship Program (NRT).
Haigh, T. R., Schacht, W., Knutson, C. L., Smart, A. J., Volesky, J., Allen, C., … & Burbach, M. (2019). Socioecological Determinants of Drought Impacts and Coping Strategies for Ranching Operations in the Great Plains. Rangeland Ecology & Management.