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Ph.D., Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University
M.S., Wildlife Sciences, New Mexico State University
B.S., Zoology and Wildlife Sciences, North Carolina State University

Research Interests

My research interests broadly include speciation, systematics, phylogeography, and biogeography in non-model mammalian systems. I am specifically interested in how genetic and ecological processes can affect the evolutionary history of mammals and I enjoy using a combination of field-based techniques and laboratory methods to address these questions. I’ve worked in a variety of systems, including the southwestern United States, Mexico, and The Bahamas, and on a variety of species that range from being found underground (pocket gophers) to flying overhead (bats).


Research News

Dec 5, 2017

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