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Michael Douglas
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Email: med1@illinois.edu
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Mailing address:
1816 South Oak Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Office address:
Address mailcode: 652
Office room:
Location: Forbes Natural History Building
Phone:
  
Fax: 217-244-0802

Activities:
Research:
Molecular ecology
Conservation biology
Quantitative methods in ecology and evolution
Geometric morphometrics
Phylogenetic systematics
Message to students:
Recognition:
Professional affiliations:
Ecological Society of America
Society for Conservation Biology
Society for the Study of Evolution
International Biogeography Society
Desert Fishes Council
American Society of Ichthyologists & Herpetologists
Society for Systematic Biology
American Fisheries Society
Selected publications:
2008. Douglas, M. E., M. R. Douglas, G. Schuett and L. Porras.
Global climate change and evolution of the New World pitviper
genus Agkistrodon (Viperidae). Journal of Biogeography:
in press.

2008. Neubaum, M.A., M.R. Douglas, M.E. Douglas, T. O'Shea,
and C.E. Rupprecht. An analysis for correspondence between
unique rabies virus variants and divergent mitochondrial DNA
lineages in big brown bat (Eptesicus fuscus). Archives of
Virology 153:1139-1142.

2008. Holycross, A. T., T. G. Anton, M. E. Douglas, and D. R.
Frost. The type localities of Sistrurus catenatus and Crotalus
viridis (Serpentes, Viperidae), with the unraveling of a most
unfortunate tangle of names. Copeia 2008:421-424.

2007. Neubaum, M.D., M.R. Douglas, M.E. Douglas and T.
O'Shea. Molecular ecology of the Big Brown Bat (Eptesicus
fuscus): Genetic and life history variation in a hybrid zone.
Journal of Mammalogy 88:1230-1238.

2007. Douglas, M. E., M. R. Douglas, G. Schuett, L. Porras and B.
Thomason. Genealogical concordance among mitochondrial
and nuclear DNAs supports species recognition of the Panamint
Rattlesnake (Crotalus mitchellii stephensi). Copeia 2007:902-
932.

2007. Holycross, A. T. and M. E. Douglas. Geographic isolation,
genetic divergence, and ecological non-exchangeability define
conservation units in a threatened sky-island rattlesnake.
Biological Conservation 134:142-154.

2006. Douglas, M. E., M. R. Douglas, G. Schuett, and L. Porras.
Evolution of Rattlesnakes (Viperidae: Crotalus) in warm deserts
of western North America shaped by Neogene vicariance and
Quaternary climate change. Molecular Ecology 15:3353-3374.

2005. Olden, J.D., M. E. Douglas, and M.R. Douglas. The human
dimensions of biotic homogenization. Conservation Biology
19:2036-2038.

2005. Douglas, M. R., P. C. Brunner and M. E. Douglas.
Evolutionary homoplasy among species flocks of Central Alpine
Coregonus (Teleostei: Salmoniformes). Copeia 2005:247-258.

2004. Olden, J. D., N. L. Poff, M. R Douglas, M. E. Douglas, and
K. Fausch. Ecological and evolutionary consequences of biotic
homogenization: beyond a simple focus on species diversity
loss. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 19:18-24.

2004. Oakey, D. D., M. E. Douglas, and M. R. Douglas. Small fish
in a large landscape: Molecular diversification of Rhinichthys
osculus (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) in Western North America.
Copeia 2004:207-221.

2003. Douglas, M. R., P. C. Brunner, and M. E. Douglas. Drought
in an evolutionary context: Molecular variability in
Flannelmouth Sucker (Catostomus latipinnis) from the Colorado
River Basin. Freshwater Biology 48:1254-1273.

INHS Publink:
Program affiliates:
Program in Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology
Dept. Natural Resources and Environmental Science
Department of Animal Biology
Professional society involvement and activities:
Education: Post-doctoral 3: Rutgers University 1980-1982
Post-doctoral 2: University of Oklahoma, 1979-1980
Post-doctoral 1: Princeton University, 1978-1979

Ph.D. Zoology, University of Georgia, 1978
M. S. Biology, University of Louisville (KY), 1975
B. S. Zoology, University of Louisville (KY), 1972
Lab name: Lab research: Lab publications: Lab current projects:

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