Matthew Orr

Assistant Professor, Biology
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Office: 541-322-3141

Tykeson Hall

Tykeson Hall 333

1500 SW Chandler Avenue

1500 SW Chandler Avenue
Bend, Oregon 97702
Ph.D. in Population Biology
B.A. in Biology

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Matt Orr has a BA in biology from Amherst College and a Ph.D. in population biology from the University of California, Davis. His students examine questions in terrestrial and restoration ecology in forest, field, and stream habitats in Central Oregon. He has also begun to apply principles of restoration ecology to the gut microbiome.

His research has been published in Nature, Ecology, Evolution, Animal Behavior, and the Quarterly Review of Biology, and can be viewed here.

Testing for behavioral relationships between scavenging corvids and raptors using a synthetic carcass (deer hide) and raven decoys.

Building beaver dam analogs on the South Fork of the Crooked River with Bi 375, Field Methods in Ecological Restoration.