Michael Lacki

Michael Lacki

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Michael Lacki

Professor Emeritus of Wildlife Ecology and Management

Emeritus Faculty

Last Revised: May 22nd, 2023

Professional Biography

Current Research Projects

  • Pre-WNS habitat assessment of bats during late summer and autumn in Yellowstone National Park
  • Fire management and habitat quality for endangered bats in Kentucky’s Mammoth Cave National Park during the swarming and staging periods: predator-prey interactions and habitat use of bats threatened by White-Nose Syndrome
  • Roosting and foraging behavior of Rafinesque’ big-eared bat near the northern limits of the species range


Ph.D., Zoology, North Carolina State University, 1984
M.S., Zoology, The Ohio State University, 1980
B.S., Biology, University of Dayton, 1978

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Contact Information

Thomas Poe Cooper Building 730 Rose Street Lexington, KY 40546-0073