Fawn Hornsby


Fawn joined WEST in February of 2009 as a research biometrician. Fawn holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics and Applied Mathematics with a minor in biological sciences from North Carolina State University as well as a Master of Science degree in Statistics from the University of Wyoming. Since joining WEST, Fawn has performed a wide-range of statistical analyses. This work has included kernel smoothing of benthic variables, completing resource selection modeling for walruses, study design and analysis for creel surveys, spatial capture-recapture models for dolphins, and occupancy estimation for Lesser Prairie Chickens. Fawn is adept in R programming and has contributed an R package, called pom, to complete single season occupancy estimation. Fawn has also taught numerous workshops across the U.S.