Dr. Karl V. Miller

Dr. Karl V. Miller is a research scientist and professor of Wildlife Biology at the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources at the University of Georgia.

Dr. Miller received his B.S. in Entomology from Pennsylvania State University, his M.S. in Entomology from Ohio State University, and his Ph.D. in Forest Resources from the University of Georgia.

Current areas of investigation include varied projects designed to enhance deer populations and habitat quality on rural landscapes for recreational use while investigating means of mitigating deer-human conflicts in suburban and exurban landscapes.  Research study sites extend from Pennsylvania to Texas.  Dr. Miller and his graduate students have authored hundreds of scientific articles, book chapters, and technical reports, and he has co-written or co-edited five books.  He, and his research team, have also presented more than 600 lectures at scientific meetings or continuing education events.

Selected Publications (for complete list of publications use the following link: UGA Deer Lab Publications)

Miller, J and Miller, K.V. 1999. Forest Plants of the Southeast and their wildlife uses. Southern Weed Science Society.

Kilgo, J. C., H. S. Ray, C. Ruth, and K. V. Miller. 2010. Can coyotes impact deer populations in Southeastern North America? Journal of Wildlife Management 74(4):929-933.

Hein, C.D.; Castleberry, S.B.; and Miller, K.V. 2009. Site-occupancy of bats in relation to forested corridors. Forest Ecology and Management 257:1200-1207.

Hein, C.D.; Castleberry, S.B.; and Miller, K.V. 2008. Male Seminole bat winter roost-site selection in a managed forest. Journal of Wildlife Management 72:1756-1764.

Hein, C.D.; Miller, K.V.; and Castleberry, S.B. 2009. Evening bat summer roost-site selection on a managed pine landscape. Journal of Wildlife Management 73:511-517.

Mathiason, C; Powers, J; Dahmes, S; Osborn, D; Miller, K.V.; Warren, R; Mason, G; Hays, S; Hayes-Klug, J; Seelig, D; Wild, M; Wolfe, L; Spraker, T; Miller, M; Sigurdson, C; Telling, G; and Hoover, E. 2006. Infectious prions in the saliva and blood of deer with chronic wasting disease. Science 314 (5796):133-136.

Contact Information:
Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-2152