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Fawn Hornsby


Fawn joined WEST in February 2009 as a research biometrician. Fawn holds a Bachelor of Science in Statistics and Applied Mathematics with a Minor in Biological Sciences from North Carolina State University and a Master of Science in Statistics from the University of Wyoming. Since joining WEST, she has performed a wide range of statistical analyses. This work has included kernel smoothing of benthic variables, 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 (pom) to complete single season occupancy estimation. She has also taught numerous workshops across the U.S.