Herpetology Expert 525080 AZ

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years of experience in Herpetology with expertise in rattlesnake ecology, behavior, evolution, conservation, and population genetics. I have additional knowledge in natural history, conservation biology, field research, and herpetofauna. I have provided consultations and deposition for more than 5 years as a herpetology expert witness.

Areas of Expertise

Professional Experiences

I have been studying rattlesnakes for over 30 years, and I would estimate that my expertise regarding this group of animals is about as high as it can get. I’m certainly known worldwide for the my research and have published many papers based on my scientific research with the species. I am especially familiar with rattlesnake ecology and behavior.


Degree Subject Institution
Ph.D. Wildlife Conservation and Management University of Arizona
M.S. Wildlife Ecology and Conservation University of Arizona
B.S. Biology University of Wyoming

Awards & Affiliation

American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
Herpetologists League
Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles
Society of Conservation Biologists
Ecological Society of America

Primary Affiliation

American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists