Jherime Kellermann

Mt. Scott looking west Crater Lake
Jherime Kellermann

Jherime Kellermann, Assistant Professor & Science Coordinator Crater Lake National Park Science & Learning Center


What I do

I have an exciting and unique joint position.  As part of a cooperative agreement, I am an assistant professor at Oregon Tech in the Natural Sciences Department and I am the Science Coordinator of the Crater Lake National Park Science & Learning Center.  I work with students, researchers, and the public to advance science and education and build greater understanding and appreciation for the ecology and natural resources of the most unique places on earth!

Courses I teach

Principles of Biology
Wildlife Ecology & Research
Conservation Biology
Developmental Biology
Crater Lake Ecology 


PhD (2013) Wildlife Conservation & Management, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 

MS (2007) Wildlife, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA

BA (1998) Multiple Major - Anthropology & Psychology, Penn State, University Park, PA

News & Events

Click on the ​News & Events ​link in the navigation pane to learn more about our recent 2014 Lepidoptera BioBlitz, including photographs, species lists, and the participants who volunteered in this important citizen science event!

Deadline extended to May 11 - however applications will be considered in the order received!



Gerst, K.L., J.L. Kellermann, C.A.F. Enquist, A.H. Rosemartin, E.G. Denny. In Review. Estimating the onset of spring from a a complex phenology database: Tradeoffs across geographic scales. 

Cortés Montaño, C., J.L.Kellermann, P.Z. Fulé, & D.A. Falk.  In Review. Thick-billed Parrot (Rhynchopsitta pachyrhyncha: Psittacidae) old-growth forest habitat associated with frequent fires in northwestern México 


Kellermann, J.L. and C. van Riper III. 2015Detecting mismatches of bird migration stopover and tree phenology in response to changing climate. OecologiaDOI 10.1007/s00442-015-3293-7

Wood E. M. & J.L. Kellermann.  Eds. 2015.  Phenological synchrony of North American bird migration with seasonal resources in a changing climate.  Studies in Avian Biology CRC Press, London.

Kellermann, J.L.
, C.A.F. Enquist, A. Rosemartin, D.L. Humple, N.E. Seavy, R. L. Cormier, and L. Barnett. 2015. A bird's eye view of the USA National Phenology Network: An off-the-shelf monitoring program. Studies in Avian Biology CRC Press, London p 47-60.

Kellermann, J.L. and C. van Riper III. 2015.Phenological synchrony of bird migration with tree flowering at desert riparian stopover sites. Studies in Avian Biology CRC Press, London p 133-144.

Enquist, C.A.F., J.L. Kellermann, K.L. Gerst, & A. Miller-Rushing. 2014. Phenology for resource management: connecting science to practice. International Journal of Biometeorology DOI: 10.1007/s00484-013-0772-6

Rosemartin, A.H., T.M. Crimmins, C.A.F. Enquist, K.L. Gerst, J.L. Kellermann, E.E. Posthumus, J. Weltzin, E.G. Denny, P. Guertin & L. Marsh. 2013. Organizing Phenological Data Resources to Inform Natural Resource Conservation. Biological Conservation DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2013.07.003

Johnson, M. D., J. L.Kellermann & A. M. Stercho.  2010.  Pest reduction services by birds in shade and sun coffee in Jamaica.  Animal Conservation 13: 140-147.

Johnson, M. D., N. J. Levy, J. L. Kellermann, & D. E. Robinson.  2009.  Effects of shade and bird exclusion on arthropods and leaf damage on coffee farms in Jamaica’s Blue Mountains.  Agroforestry Systems 76: 139-148.

Kellermann, J. L., M.D. Johnson, A.M. Stercho, & S. Hackett. 2008. Ecological and economic services of birds on Jamaican Blue mountain coffee farms. Conservation Biology 22: 177-1185.

Kellermann, J.L. & M.D. Johnson.  2006.  Coffee-Friendly Birds: Can birds reduce pests in coffee? Biocontrol News & Information 27: 53N. 

Tweed, E.J., J.T. Foster, B.L. Woodworth, W.B. Monahan, J. LKellermann, & A.  Lieberman.  2006.  Breeding biology and success of a reintroduced population of the Critically endangered Puaiohi.  The Auk 123: 753-763.

Tweed, E.J., J.T. Foster, B.L. Woodworth, P. Oesterle, C. Kuehler, A. Lieberman, T.A. Powers, K. Whitaker, W.B. Monahan, J.L. Kellermann, & T. Telfer.  2003. Survival, dispersal, and home-range establishment of reintroduced captive-bred Puaiohi, Myadestes palmeri.  Biological Conservation 111: 1-9.

REPORTS (peer-reviewed) 

Kellermann, J.L., T.M. Crimmins, E.G. Denny, C.A.F. Enquist, K.L. Gerst, A.H. Rosemartin, and J.F. Weltzin. 2013. Nature's Notebook: 2012 State of the Data. USA‐NPN Technical Series 2013‐001 USGS IP-046270.  

Kellermann, J.L., T.M. Crimmins, E.G. Denny, C.A.F. Enquist, R.L. Marsh, A.H. Rosemartin, J.F. Weltzin. 2012. Nature's Notebook: 2011 Data & Participant Summary. USA‐NPN Technical Series 2012‐001.  USGS IP-038693.