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Dr. Michael Dorcas, Author of Invasive Pythons in the United States and Snakes of the Southeast

11/5/2012 @ 6:30 PM
Dr. Dorcas is a Professor of Biology at Davidson College where his research program focuses on the physiology, ecology, and conservation of amphibians and reptiles. His research program is interdisciplinary in nature and relies heavily on collaboration with students. Mike has published numerous book chapters and over 80 articles on the biology of amphibians and reptiles, the most recent of which include students as coauthors. He is involved in numerous research projects including studies of invasive Burmese pythons in Florida and the ecology and conservation of diamondback terrapins in South Carolina. Much of his research in the Davidson area focuses on the effects of urbanization on amphibians and reptiles. He has published seven books, including Invasive Pythons in the United States with JD Willson and Snakes of the Southeast with Whit Gibbons.

To be held in McGee Theatre