University of Michigan Museum of Zoology

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Contact Info

University of Michigan
Museum of Zoology
1109 Geddes Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Ruthven 3048

(734) 647-2206


Philip  Myers

Emeritus Curator & Emeritus Professor

Field of Study

Biosystematics and ecology of mammals

Adademic Background

I received my undergraduate degree from Swarthmore College (1969) and my Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley (1975).

Research Interests

I am interested in the evolution and ecology of mammals.  Although recently retired, in my research I continue to focus on the natural history, population biology, and systematics of small mammals, particularly bats, rodents and insectivores.  My field work focuses on species in Michigan and their response to our changing climate.  I am also interested in developing ways to more effectively use technology in teaching and as a means of making the resources of research museums available to all for research and teaching.


Judy Wan