Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: South Carolina
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

South Carolina Staff Member

Ms. Katie Rose Hooker

Holding a desert kangaroo rat (Dipodomys deserti)

Personal website


  • MS Clemson University 2014
  • BS University of Arizona 2012


Masters of Science in the School of Agriculture, Forest, and Environmental Science at Clemson University

Research Interest

Anthropogenic disturbance events and their impact on wildlife population dynamics

Research Publications Publication Date
Gremer, J. R., S. Kimball, K. R. Keck, T. E. Huxman, A. L. Angert, D. L. Venable. 2013. Water-use efficiency and relative growth rate mediate competitive interactions in Sonoran Desert winter annual plants. American Journal of Botany. 100:2009-20015. | Abstract | Download | Publisher Website 2013-10-31
Presentations Presentation Date
Keck, K.R. and McFadden, K.W.M. 2014. Loss of Foundation Tree Species: Consequences for Small Mammals in Forest Ecosystems. Society for Conservation Biology Conference, Missoula, MT. 2014-07-15
Keck, K. R., K. W. McFadden. 2013. Loss of Foundation Tree Species: Consequences for Small Mammal Assemblages in Oak Forests. 20th Annual Meeting, The Wildlife Society, Milwaukee, WI, 5-10 October, 2013. 2013-10-07
Technical Publications Publication Date
Benton, M. B., S. A. Cerda-Navarro, K. R. Keck, B. N. McKnight. 2013. Analysis of the seasonal activity rate of sympatric carnivores and their prey in Saguaro National Park. In: RMRS-P-67. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. | Download 2013-01-31