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Department ofVertebrate Zoology

Chestnut-mandibled Toucan
Carl Hansen
© Smithsonian Institution
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Administration

Dottie Caesar

Dottie Caesar
Program Clerk

Jackie Carroll

Jackie Carroll
Office Automation Assistant

Anne Gravely

Anne Gravely
Secretary

Rich Vari

Richard Vari
VZ Department Chair
Curator of Fishes

Carol Youmans

Carol Youmans
Management Support Specialist

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Helen Wimer

Helen Wimer
Biological Laboratory Technicican

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Dahiana Arcila

Dahiana Arcila
Predoctoral Fellow

Carole Baldwin

Carole Baldwin
Curator in Charge

Ricardo Betancur

Ricardo Betancur
Postdoctoral Fellow

Jeff Clayton

Jeff Clayton
Museum Specialist

Elmer Crippin

Elmer Crippin
Museum Technician

C. David de Santana

C. David de Santana
Postdoctoral Fellow

Zeehan Jaafar

Zeehan Jaafar
Postdoctoral Fellow

Dave Johnson

Dave Johnson
Curator

Les Knapp

Les Knapp
Marine Scientist Emeritus

Kris Murphy

Kris Murphy
Museum Specialist

Ai Nonaka

Ai Nonaka
Research Assistant & Contractor

Tom Orrell

Thomas M. Orrell
Acting Director ITIS
Informatics Branch Chief
Research Associate

Lisa Palmer

Lisa Palmer
Museum Specialist

Lynne Parenti

Lynne Parenti
Curator

Diane Pitassy

Diane Pitassy
Museum Specialist

Sandra Raredon

Sandra Raredon
Museum Specialist

Jaikun Song

Jaikun Song
Research Associate

Dave Smith

Dave Smith
Research Associate

S. Smith

S. Smith
Museum Specialist

Victor Springer

Victor Springer
Curator Emeritus

James Tyler

Jim Tyler
Senior Scientist Emeritus
Fishes

Rich Vari

Richard Vari
VZ Department Chair
Curator

Marilyn Weitzman

Marilyn Weitzman
Research Associate
Fishes

Stan Weitzman

Stan Weitzman
Curator Emeritus

Erika Wilbur

Erika Wilbur
Museum Specialist

Jeff Williams

Jeff Williams
Collection Manager

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Division of Amphibians and Reptiles

Kevin de Queiroz

Kevin de Queiroz
Curator in Charge

Miriam Heyer

Miriam Heyer
Research Collaborator

Ron Heyer

Ronald Heyer
Curator

Jeremy Jacobs

Jeremy Jacobs
Collection Manager

Christina Keating Sami

Christina Keating Sami
Museum Technician

Kenneth Tighe

Kenneth Tighe
Museum Specialist

Robert Wilson

Robert Wilson
Museum Specialist

Addison Wynn

Addison Wynn
Collection Manager

George Zug

George Zug
Curator Emeritus

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Division of Birds

Faridah Dahlan

Nor Faridah Dahlan
Research Assistant

Carla Dove

Carla Dove
Program Manager

Mercedes Foster

Mercedes Foster
Reserach Associate (USGS - Emeritus Research Zoologist)

Christina Gebhard

Christina Gebhard
Museum Specialist

Gary Graves

Gary Graves
Curator

Marcy Heacker

Marcy Heacker
Research Assistant

Christopher J. Huddleston

Christopher J. Huddleston
Laboratories of Analytical Biology Technician

Mort Isler

Mort & Phyllis Isler
Research Associates

Helen James

Helen James
Curator in Charge

Joe Jehl

Joe Jehl
Research Associate

Craig Ludwig

Craig Ludwig
Scientific Data Manager

Chris Milensky

Chris Milensky
Point of Contact
Museum Specialist

Storrs Olson

Storrs Olson
Curator Emeritus

Jacob Saucier

Jacob Saucier
Museum Specialist

Brian Schmidt

Brian Schmidt
Museum Specialist

James Whatton

James Whatton
Research Assistant

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Division of Mammals

Ken Aplin

Ken P. Aplin
Research Associate
Australian Mammals

Paula Bohaska

Paula W. Bohaska
Research Assistant

Michael Carleton

Michael D. Carleton
Curator
Rodents

Habiba Chirchir

Habiba Chirchir
Postdoctoral Fellow
Skeletal Anatomy

Rebecca Dikow

Rebecca B. Dikow
Postdoctoral Fellow
Genomics

Nicole Edmison

Nicole R. Edmison
Museum Specialist

Louise Emmons

Louise H. Emmons
Adjunct Scientist
Tropical Mammals, Ecology

Adam Ferguson

Adam W. Ferguson
Postdoctoral Fellow
Carnivore Evolution and Ecology

Eliecer Gutierrez

Eliécer E. Gutiérrez
Postdoctoral Fellow
Mammalian Systematics, Biogeography

Kris Helgen

Kristofer M. Helgen
Curator in Charge
Systematics, Biogeography

Lauren Helgen

Lauren E. Helgen
Research Collaborator
Systematics

Micaela Jemison

Micaela L. Jemison
Research Student
Bat Ecology

Esther Langan

Esther M. Langan
Museum Specialist

Craig Ludwig

Craig A. Ludwig
Scientific Data Manager

Darrin Lunde

Darrin P. Lunde
Collection Manager

Jesus Maldonado

Jesus Maldonado
Research Geneticist
Rare & Endangered Mammals

Molly McDonough

Molly M. McDonough
Postdoctoral Fellow
African Rodents

James Mead

James G. Mead
Curator Emeritus
Marine Mammals

Ricardo Moratelli

Ricardo Moratelli
Postdoctoral Fellow
Bat Systematics, Biogeography

John Ososky

John J. Ososky
Museum Specialist
Osteo Prep

Charles Potter

Charles W. Potter
Collection Manager
Marine Mammals

Melissa Roberts

Melissa T. Roberts
Pre-doctoral Researcher
Molecular Phylogenetics, Biogeography

Graham Slater

Graham J. Slater
Postdoctoral Fellow
Carnivore Evolution

Richard Thorington

Richard W. Thorington, Jr.
Curator
Primates, Squirrels

Mirian Tsuchiya

Mirian T. N. Tsuchiya
Pre-doctoral Researcher
Neotropical Mammalian Diversity

Grace Veatch

E. Grace Veatch
Digital Imaging Specialist
Primates

Nikki Vollmer

Nicole L. Vollmer
Postdoctoral Fellow
Whale Phylogenetics

Don Wilson

Don E. Wilson
Curator Emeritus
Bats, Biodiversity

Maya Yamato

Maya Yamato
Postdoctoral Fellow
Whale Auditory Anatomy

Hillary Young

Hillary S. Young
Research Associate
Mammalian Community Ecology

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National Marine Fisheries Service

Bruce Collette

Bruce Collette
Senior Systematic Zoologist, NMFS

Ruth Gibbons

Ruth Gibbons
Museum Specialist
NMFS

Tom Munroe

Thomas Munroe
Systematic Zoologist
NMFS

LaShaun Willis

LaShaun Willis
Museum Specialist
NMFS

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U.S. Geological Survey

Terry Chesser

Terry Chesser
Curator
USGS - Birds

Robert Fisher

Robert D. Fisher
Collection Manager
USGS - Mammals

Alfred Gardner

Alfred L. Gardner
Curator
USGS - Mammals

Steve Gotte

Steve Gotte
Museum Specialist
USGS - Amphibians and Reptiles

Roy McDiarmid

Roy McDiarmid
Curator
USGS - Amphibians and Reptiles

Suzanne Peurach

Suzanne C. Peurach
Collection Manager
USGS - Mammals

James Poindexter II

James Poindexter II
Museum Specialist
USGS - Amphibians and Reptiles

Robert Reynolds

Robert Reynolds
Collection Manager
USGS - Amphibians and Reptiles

Neal Woodman

Neal Woodman
Curator
USGS - Mammals

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