David BlackburnContact

Florida Museum of Natural History
Dickinson Hall
1659 Museum Road
Gainesville, Florida 32611-7800
X: @davidcblackburn

Collections & Programs

Herpetology Collection

Blackburn Lab

openVertebrate (oVert) Project

Other Affiliations

Associate Chair, Department of Natural History

University Term Professor, 2021–2024

Affiliate Faculty in UF’s Department of BiologyTropical Conservation and Development program, School of Natural Resources and Environment, and Center for African Studies.

Lead PI, oVert Thematic Collections Network

Fellow and Research Associate, California Academy of Sciences


Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Kansas
Ph.D., Harvard University
A.B., University of Chicago

Research Interests

Diversity, evolution, and conservation of amphibians, especially African frogs


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