Administrative Faculty

B.S. - Longwood College
M.S. - James Madison University

Phone - 540-568-4012
Fax - 540-568-3333
Office - Bioscience 1028E

Office Hours

Courses:   Ecology and Evolution (BIO 124), Man and the environment (GSCI 104).


Research Interests:   Salamander conservation and ecology.

My research focuses on a rare terrestrial salamander, Plethodon punctatus (Cow Knob salamander). 

Current projects include:

•    Long-term monitoring of two salamander populations

•    Range and distribution surveys

•    Population genetics of contiguous and isolated populations.

Flint, W. D., and R. N. Harris. 2005. The efficacy of visual encounter surveys for population monitoring of Plethodon punctatus (Caudata: Plethodontidae). Journal of Herpetology. 39: 578-584.

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