- Paperback: 42 pages
- Publisher: Ophidian Publishers (May 20, 2005)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0974955108
- ISBN-13: 978-0974955100
- Package Dimensions: 10.8 x 8.2 x 0.3 inches
- Shipping Weight: 7.2 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 35 customer reviews
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About the Author
Mike Dorcas received a B.S.(1986) and M.S. (1990) from the University of Texas at Arlington and a Ph.D.from Idaho State Universityin 1995. Mike is aFellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and hasreceived numerous awards, including the Senior Research Award from theAssociation of Southeastern Biologists in 2007 and 2012, Meritorious TeachingAward at the World Congress of Herpetology Biologists in 2012, and theOutstanding Mentor Award from the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) in2014. Mike's research program isinterdisciplinary in nature and relies heavily on collaboration with othersincluding former students. Mike haspublished more than 20 book chapters and over 100 articles on the biology ofamphibians and reptiles. He is involvedin numerous research projects including studies of invasive Burmese pythons inFlorida, the effects of urbanization on amphibians and reptiles, and theecology and conservation of diamondback terrapins in South Carolina. He frequently gives talks about his researchto the public and in academic settings. Hehas published eight books, including InvasivePythons in the United States with JD Willson and Snakes of the Southeast with Whit Gibbons.