Christina Castellano, PhD

Director of Development & Communications 

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(801) 484-6808 ext. 109

Christina is passionate about saving species! She has over 20 years of experience in wildlife conservation, animal care, and non-profit leadership. Before joining the team at HawkWatch International, she was the Vice President and Chief Science Officer at Utah's Hogle Zoo. Christina earned a Ph.D. from Fordham University in New York City. Her research focused on threatened species ecology and conservation genetics. Since then she has led wildlife conservation programs in North America, Australia, and Madagascar. 

"I am inspired by our team's science-based approach to saving raptors, and commitment to engage people both locally and globally in their conservation. I am thrilled to be part of such an amazing team here at HawkWatch International!"

Favorite raptor: Red-tailed Hawk