Ronald Nussbaum

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Professor, Zoology
Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Associate Director and Curator, U-M Museum of Zoology

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Major Projects:
  • Systematics and Biogeography of the Arid Region Herpetofauna of Madagascar.
  • Development of species locator prediction methods by examining reptile species in Madagascar (NASA, Earthwatch, NGS, NSF).
  • Transnational collaborative research on rare post-hatching parental care among the African amphibian Boulengerula taitanus. Marked the discovery of never-before-seen behavior in amphibians and underscored the need for further studies to better document the diversity of amphibian life history strategies as well as greater conservation efforts.
  • Survey of amphibians, reptiles, and small mammals in the transitional and dry forests of Madagascar.
  • Madagascar
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Museum of Zoology