Ross Dorendorf is a research coordinator for the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Arctic Beringia Program. Dorendorf has aided in wildlife research since the beginning of his undergraduate work in college. He worked with mammals ranging in size from Kodiak brown bears to the Alaska tiny shrew. Ross recently finished his masters in Wildlife Biology and Conservation from the University of Alaska-Fairbanks where his thesis work focused on improving accuracy of furbearer abundance indices. His work with the WCS is focused on the ecology of wolverines in the high arctic.