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Faculty and Staff in Evolutionary Biology

Adjunct Faculty:

Ted Cranford

 TED W. CRANFORD
 Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biology, San Diego State University.
 Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz (1992).
 Research Interests: Comparative anatomy, functional morphology, biomechanics, morphometrics,
   
 bioacoustics, evolution of echolocation, marine mammal science.

Thomas Demere

 THOMAS A. DEMERE
 Curator of Paleontology, San Diego Natural History Museum.
 Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.
 Research Interests: Mammal systematics, evolution, and biogeography; cenozoic stratigraphy and
  
  biochronology.

Robert Fisher  ROBERT FISHER
 Staff Scientist, Biological Resourses Division.
 Ph.D., University of California, Davis (1995).
 Research Interests: Conservation ecology, herpetology.

Bradford Hollingsworth

 BRADFORD D. HOLLINGSWORTH
 Curator of Herpetology, San Diego Natural History Museum.
 Ph.D., Loma Linda University (1999).
 Research Interests: Herpetology, evolution and biogeography of the herpetofauna of Baja California,
  
  distribution analysis and thermoregulation .

Michael Mayer


 MICHAEL MAYER
 Assistant Professor of Biology, University of San Diego.
 Ph.D., Washington State University.
 Research Interests: Plant molecular systematics.

Greg Pregill


 GREG PREGILL
 Professor of Biology, University of San Diego.
 Ph.D., University of Kansas.
 Research Interests: Morphology, systematics and paleontology of vertebrates, especially amphibians
  
  and reptiles.

Jon Rebman

 JON REBMAN
 Curator of Botany, San Diego Natural History Museum.
 Ph.D., Arizona State University (1995).
 Research Interests: Plant systematics, Baja California and San Diego County floristics,
  
  taxonomy of Opuntioids (Cactaceae).

Jay Savage  JAY SAVAGE
 
Rana Dorada Enterprises, S.A.
 3401 Adams Avenue, Suite A
 San Diego, CA 92116-2490
 Research Interests: Evolutionary and historic determinants of the systematics and distribution of
      vertebrates (especially amphibians and reptiles), their ecologic role in tropical forests, and
      biogeographic theory.

Marie Simovich MARIE SIMOVICH
 
Professor of Biology, University of San Diego
 Ph.D. University of California, Riverside
 Research Interests: Community ecology, population genetic structure, evolution and conservation of
      ephemeral pool organisms.
Hans Sues HANS SUES
 
Associate Director for Research and Collections,
 National Museum of Natural History of the Smithsonian Institution
 Ph.D., Harvard University.
 
 Research Interests: Phylogeny and morphology of Mesozoic terrestrial vertebrates, especially
    archosaurian reptiles and non-mammalian synapsids, and changes in continental ecosystems.

Ted Townsend  TED TOWNSEND
 Postdoctoral Researcher/Lecturer
 Department of Biology, San Diego State University and
    Center for Applied and Experimental Genomics
 D.V.M., Texas A&M University (1992)
 Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis (2002)
 Research Interests: Molecular phylogenetics, phylogenomics, historical biogeography, herpetology.
Amy Vandergast AMY VANDERGAST
 Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biology.
 Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley (2002).
 Research Interests: Population genetics and conservation of terrestrial arthropods.
Michael Wall MICHAEL WALL
 Curator of Entomology, San Diego Natural History Museum.
 Ph.D., University of Connecticut (2004).
 Research Interests: Taxonomy and systematics of Heteroptera; natural history and ecology of
   insect-plant interactions.