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Curriculum Vitae

Education & Training
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan 1997-2001
Leader of Greeen Sea Turtle Tagging Program, Caribbean Conservation Corporation 1996
Ph.D. Zoology, Texas A&M University; August, 1996
B.S. Marine Biology, National University of Costa Rica, 1985

Dissertation Title
Corticosteroid dynamics in a free-ranging population of olive ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea Eschscholtz, 1829) at Playa Nancite, Costa Rica as a function of their reproductive behavior


English (fluent); Spanish (fluent)

Society Affiliations and Memberships
Member of the Marine Turtle Specialist Group/Species Survival Commission/International Union for the Conservation of Nature-The World Conservation Union
Member of the International Sea Turtle Society
Member Board of Directors, International Sea Turtle Society
Member of the Ostional National Wildlife Refuge Scientific Advisory Board, Costa Rica
Member of Harvey L. Foster Foundation For Science Education Board
Member Southeastern's IACUC
Member Biology Advising Committee (Chair)
Member Biology Library Committee