Dr. Steven J. Beaupre AGFC Commissioner, Ex-Officio
Steve Beaupre is a professor and chair of the department of biological sciences at the University of Arkansas. He received his master’s degree from the department of zoology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, in 1987. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1993. After two years of post-doctoral work for Arizona State University-West Campus in Glendale, he accepted a position at the University of Arkansas in 1995. His primary area of research concerns the physiological ecology of reptiles, and the influence of environmental change on their populations. His work is widely published in books and scientific literature, and his research was recognized by a Fulbright College Master Researcher Award in 2009. Beaupre served as the 2012 president of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. He is a passionate outdoors enthusiast, enjoying hunting, fishing, backpacking and field research in deserts, mountains and forests of the United States.
University of Arkansas, Science and Engineering Building, Room 601
Fayetteville, AR 72701
479-575-3787 | Steven.Beaupre@agfc.ar.gov