Fred Kraus

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Fred Kraus

Research Scientist

2032 Ruthven Museums

Phone: 734.647.1927
Fax: 734.763.4080
fkraus@umich.edu

  • Fields of Study
    • Evolutionary biology, systematics
  • About

    Research interests
    Evolution, systematics, and biogeography of the Papuan herpetofauna.
    Evolution and conservation of insular faunas, especially reptiles, amphibians, and land snails.Patterns, processes, and ecology of alien-species invasions
    Development of risk-assessment protocols for alien reptiles and amphibians.

    Positions

    · Assistant Research Scientist, University of Michigan, Aug. 2013-present

    · Research Biologist, Mississippi State University, Oct. 2012 – July 2013

    · Adjunct Research Scientist, University of Michigan, Sept. 2012 – August 2013

    · Research Zoologist, Bishop Museum, Aug. 2001 – Oct. 2012

    · Alien Species Coordinator, Hawaii Div. of Forestry and Wildlife, Nov. 1996 – July 2001

    · Affiliate Graduate Faculty, University of Hawaii, March 2001 – present

    · Research Associate, Bernice P. Bishop Museum, Honolulu, Nov. 1997 – July 2001

    · Adjunct Research Associate, UMMZ, Sept. 1996 – Sept. 1997

    · Research Associate, Dept. of Biology, University of Michigan, March 1992 – Oct. 1996

    · Research Associate, The Conservation Agency, March 1991 – present

    · Adjunct Research Associate, Dept. of Biology, Univ. of Mich., July 1990 – March 1992

    · Postdoctoral Research Associate, Dept. of Zoology, Univ. of Florida, April 1988 – May 1990

  • Education
    • Ph.D., University of Michigan, Department of Biology, 1987
      B.S., University of Toledo, Department of Biology, 1980