Douglas Creer completed his bachelor's degree in Zoology at Brigham Young University in 1994. He completed his Ph.D. at Washington University in St. Louis in 2001 in Evolutionary and Population Biology. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Florida International University and taught as a visiting faculty member at Juniata College before joining the Concord University faculty in 2006.
- Ph.D. Washington University
- B.S. Brigham Young University