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Michael Douglas
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1816 South Oak Street
Champaign, IL 61820
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Address mailcode: 652
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Location: Forbes Natural History Building
Fax: 217-244-0802

Molecular ecology
Conservation biology
Quantitative methods in ecology and evolution
Geometric morphometrics
Phylogenetic systematics
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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-

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

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.

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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
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