Dr. Reneé Carleton’s teaching interests are general biology and principles of cell biology. Her research includes avian parasites and diseases and physiology. She has taught at Berry since 2000. She earned her D.V.M degree from the University of Florida; B.S. in ecology from Florida Atlantic University and Ph.D. in wildlife ecology and management from the University of Georgia.
Dr. Carleton is co-editor of The Oriole: Journal of the Georgia Ornithological Society Education and Outreach Chair of Georgia Ornithological Society Website Editor for Southeastern Society of Parasitologists (past website editor of Wildlife Disease Association.) She holds a Master Bird Banding Permit through the U.S. Department of Interior's US Geological Survey and practices veterinary medicine on a limited basis. She is past secretary/treasurer of Northwest Georgia Veterinary Medical Association; secretary/treasurer of Phi Kappa Phi Berry chapter and chairwoman of the Berry College Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee.
Her hobbies are bird watching (no surprise there), gardening, and hiking.