Robert Cromer

Associate Professor

Robert Cromer

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Science and Mathematics
Department of Biological Sciences


Dr. Cromer earned his PhD (2005) and MS (1999) in Forestry/Wildlife Biology from Clemson University. His BS was earned at the University of South Carolina Aiken in 1996. His research interests focus on vertebrate ecology.

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  • SCI E2017


  • Ph.D., Forest Management/Forest Resources Management Clemson University, 2005

  • MS, Forest Management/Forest Resources Management Clemson University, 1999

  • BS, Bio, General University of South Carolina -, 1996

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • BIOL 3310

    Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy
  • BIOL 4100

    Principles of Ecology
  • BIOL 4990

    Undergrad Research
  • CURS 3990

    Undergrad Research II
  • BIOL 1101L

    Fundamentals of Biology Lab
  • BIOL 1108L

    Prin. of Biology II Lab
  • BIOL 1108

    Principles of Biology II


Selected Recent Publications

  • A breeding population survey of the red-headed woodpecker in a fire-adapted ecosystem, 2012
  • Association of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) populations and deer ticks (Ixodes scapularis) in urban and rural settings in the Central Savannah River Area, 2012
  • Survey of a Breeding Red-headed Woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus) Population in a Fire-Adapted Ecosystem , 2011
  • Turtles and Telemetry: A Study on Interaction Between Species, 2011
  • Distribution and Status of Uncommon Mammals in the Southern Appalachian Mountains , 2010

Department Service

  • Committee for BIOL 1108 Lab Development 2016 - 2017

    Role: Attendee, Meeting

College Service

  • Curriculum Committee 2016 - 2017

    Role: Attendee, Meeting

University Service

  • Study Abroad Committee 2016 - 2017

    Role: Attendee, Meeting

Public Service

  • Friends of the Euchee Creek Greenway 2017 - 2017

    Role: Member