I earned my M.S. in Wildlife Ecology from University
of Florida and my Ph.D. at the University of Michigan
in the Department of Biology. I worked two years as
a post-doc at UM’s School of Natural Resources
and the Environment. I joined Hofstra as an assistant
professor in 1996 and was promoted to associate professor
courses at Hofstra include Ecology, Evolution, Behavior,
Conservation Biology, Urban Habitats, and Ecology of Wildlife Diseases.
I am a member of the Ecological Society of America,
American Society for Study of Amphibians and Reptiles,
the Herpetologist League, Association of Ichthyologists
and Herpetologists, The Wildlife Society, and the
Chelonian Research Foundation.