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Education
 

Ph.D. Biological Sciences, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. 2005.
Dissertation Title: Phylogeography and Population Genetic Structure of Two Anuran Species Inhabiting the Mojave Desert.

M.S. Biological Sciences, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. 1994.
Thesis: Demography and Movements of Mountain Sheep in the Kingston and Clark Mountain Ranges, California.

B.A. Environmental Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz. 1990. Senior Thesis: Evaluation of Time-Lapse Photography for Estimating Mountain Sheep Populations.

       
Fellowships and Honors
 

Outstanding Dissertation for 2006, Collage of Sciences, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

George Miksch Sutton Award in Conservation Research (with David Bradford and Randy Jennings), Southwestern Association of Naturalists. 2005.

President's Graduate Fellowship, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. 2002-03.

National Network For Environmental Management Studies (NEMS) Fellowship, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Exposure Research laboratory, Las Vegas, NV. 1998-99.

Honors in Major, and Senior Thesis Accepted with Honor, Environmental Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz. 1990.

President's Undergraduate Fellowship, University of California, Santa Cruz. 1989.