Roel Lopez

CGRM Center Advisory Board

Roel Lopez, Ph.D. is a professor in the Texas A&M University Department of Rangeland, Wildlife, and Fisheries Management and serves as director for the Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute.

Dr. Lopez provides leadership in the field of wildlife ecology and natural resource management. He works with internal and external stakeholders in developing institute priorities for research and extension programs and develops and leads interdisciplinary teams to address these natural resource challenges.

His research focuses on endangered and fragmented wildlife populations, sustainability of military lands, and rural land trends and demographics.