Lauren Pharr

Student Worker, Enrolled@NCSU

Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

Lauren D. Pharr is a graduate student in the Cooper Lab pursuing her Ph.D. in Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology (FWCB). She is currently researching brood reduction in the federally endangered Red-cockaded Woodpecker out in the Sandhills Gamelands. Lauren received her Master’s degree in FWCB in spring of 2021 from NCSU. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Environmental Biology with a minor in Biology from Wingate University. Lauren is also heavily involved in science communication. She is a current intern and associate editor for North Carolina Sea Grant’s award-winning magazine Coastwatch and she also serves as a member on the Editorial Advisory Board for The Wildlife Society’s magazine The Wildlife Professional. Lauren enjoys being in nature, loves animals, and her favorite movie of all time is “The Lion King.” To learn more, please visit her website.

Lauren D. Pharr