Jeffrey Kerby

Dickey Center Visiting Arctic Fellow

Jeffrey Kerby (PhD, Neukom Institute Fellow '16-19) is an ecologist and photographer whose work focuses on polar, alpine, and desert regions. He specializes in drone applications to ecological research, with an emphasis on monitoring herbivore ecology and tracking plant phenology and productivity. Jeff has also contributed to National Geographic magazine as a photographer, and won several international awards for his science and nature photography. He is currently a Marie Skłodowska Curie fellow based at the Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies at Aarhus University in Denmark, and remains actively involved in several Dartmouth research and outreach initiatives.



  • B.S. University of Richmond
  • Ph.D. Penn State University