Sterling Miller Ph.D.
Senior Wildlife Biologist
Northern Rockies Regional Center - Missoula, MT
Sterling got his undergraduate degree in wildlife biology from the University of Montana
(Missoula) in 1968. Subsequently he obtained his masters and Ph.D. degrees in Wildlife
Management from the University of Washington (Seattle). Sterling worked as a research
biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game for 21 years. In that work he
specialized on grizzly bears, black bears, and predator-prey relationships. He has more than
40 publications in peer-reviewed literature and is a member of numerous professional
organizations (Alaska Chapter of the Wildlife Society and International Association for Bear
Research and Management). He is an affiliate faculty member of the University of Montana
College of Forestry and Conservation and of the University of Alaska Fairbanks College of
Natural Sciences and Mathematics. Sterling retired from his job in Alaska in 1997 and joined
NWF’s Northern Rockies office staff as a Senior Wildlife Biologist.