Title: Associate Research Program Leader
Curator of Amphibians and Reptiles; Herpetologist;
Research Interests: Using molecular markers to elucidate patterns of gene flow and historical biogeography; Ecology and Life History of the eastern massasauga rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus); Ecology, behavior, and evolution of pond breeding salamanders.
Classes Taught: Vertebrate Natural History
Outreach Activities: Seminars and presentations featuring amphibians and reptiles for K-12 classrooms and adult groups.
|Message to students: |
My lab is currently full and I am not accepting new graduate students.
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|Program affiliates: |
Affiliate Associate Professor, Department of Animal Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Affiliate Associate Professor, Department of Natural Resources and
Environmental Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Affiliate Associate Professor, Department of Animal Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
|Professional society involvement and activities: |
American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Board of Governors Class of 2007, Class of 2012
Herpetological Review, Associate Editor 2005 - 2009
American Midland Naturalist, Associate Editor 2010 to present
Postdoc, Dept Ecology, Ethology and Evolution, University of Illinois, 1989-1991
PhD, Population Biology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 1989
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