BNHM Directory

Mailing Address:

Berkeley Natural History Museums
3101 Valley Life Sciences Bldg
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-3160

Abraham, Joel
CSU Fullerton, Dept of Biological Sciences
Agwamba, Kennedy
Grad Student - Nachman
Alexandre, Nicolas
Grad Student - Whiteman
Alvarez, Walter
Professor, Earth and Planetary Sciences
(510) 643-9980
Amini, Sina
Grad Student - McGuire
Arifin, Umilaela
Postdoc - McGuire
Bach, Bryan
Lab Tech
Ballinger, Mallory
Grad Student - Nachman
Banker, Sarah
Grad Student - Nachman
Barclay, Theresa
Museum Scientist - Prep Lab Manager
(510) 642-1379
Barnosky, Tony
Curator/Professor Emeritus
environmental changes and effects on mammals
(510) 642-1821
Baxter, David
Biodiversity Informatics Manager
(510) 642-2465
Bean, Jessica
Project Scientist
Beckman, Libby
Postdoc - Nachman
Beissinger, Steven
Professor (Dept. ESPM)
Conservation biology; behavioral and population ecology.
(510) 643-3038
Bell, Michael A.
Stony Brook University, Dept of Ecology and Evolution
Benca, Jeff
Looy Lab
(510) 642-1449
Benham, Phred
Postdoc - Bowie
Bloch, Luke
Grad Student - Bowie
Blois, Jessica
School of Natural Sciences, UC Merced
Boersma, Anne
Visiting Scholar
Boessenecker, Robert
College of Charleston
Bowie, Rauri
Professor / Curator of Birds
Systematics and evolution of birds, primarily in Africa; morphological and molecular variation among avian populations.
(510) 643-1617
Brashares, Justin
Professor (Dept. ESPM)
(510) 643-6080
Brasil, Marianne
Hlusko Lab
(510) 643-8851
Brock, Erika
Museum Assistant
Caldwell, Roy
Curator/Professor, Integrative Biology
(510) 642-1391
Carrasco, Marc
UC Department of Integrative Biology
(510) 643-6275
Chang, Ann
AmphibiaWeb Coordinator
Childers, Jackie
Grad Student - Bowie
Chin, Helina
Graphics Communication Specialist
(510) 643-6378
Cicero, Carla
Staff Curator and Researcher - Birds
Systematics, geographic variation, and evolution of New World birds, with an emphasis on western North America; ORNIS; Digital MVZ Project
(510) 642-7868
Clarke, Doug
Assistant Archivist, volunteer
Clemens, William
Curator/Professor Emeritus
Mesozoic and early Cenozoic vertebrates
(510) 642-6675
Conroy, Christopher J.
Staff Curator and Researcher - Mammals
Systematics and biogeography of rodents, particularly voles and lemmings; Grinnell Resurvey Project
(510) 643-7709
Conti-Jerpe, Inga E.
Postdoc - Tarvin
Contreras, Dori Lynne
Looy Lab
(510) 642-1449
Corl, Ammon
Postdoc - Bowie
Crumly, Chuck
Visiting Scholar
Deck, John
Programmer Analyst
Programmer for Moorea Biocode, GEOME, BerkeleyMapper
(541) 914-4739
Del Valle, Jaime
Reserve Steward
(831) 659-2664
Dickinson, Janis
Professor Emerita, Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University
Bird and insect behavior; avian conservation biology, citizen science
Douglas, Tyler
Grad Student - Tarvin
Dudley, Robert
Chair / Professor (Dept. Integrative Biology)
Biomechanics, energetics, and evolution of animal flight, particularly in insects and hummingbirds.
(510) 642-1555
Duijnstee, Ivo
Adjunct Curator/Adjunct Assistant Professor, Integrative Biology
(510) 642-1607
Dunaway, Billy
Computer Resource Specialist
(510) 388-9169
Durkin, Sylvia
Grad Student - Nachman
Edwards, Danielle
Assistant Professor, School of Natural Sciences, UC Merced
Integrative evolutionary biology and conservation genetics
Eisen, Michael
Associate Professor (Molecular and Cell Biology & Dept. Biophysics & LBL)
Computational and experimental genomic approaches to study regulation of gene expression.
(510) 666-3640
ElShafie, Sara
Padian Lab
Erwin, Diane M.
Sr. Museum Scientist (Paleobotany Collections)
North American Tertiary plants
(510) 642-3921
Evans, David
Royal Ontario Museum, Dept of Natural History
Fendley, Isabel
Renne (EPS, Berkeley Geochronology Center) Lab
Fernanda Palominos, Maria
Postdoc - Martin
Finger, Ken
Museum Scientist (Microfossil Collections), Retired
microscopic fossils: foraminifera and ostracodes
Finnegan, Seth
Curator/Assistant Professor, Integrative Biology
(510) 664-9916
Frank, Laurence
Director Laikipia Predator Project
Conservation and ecology of large African predators
(510) 848-0418
Frank, Tanner
Marshall Lab
Frederick, Jeff
Grad Student - McGuire
Galvez, Jackie
Grad Student - Martin
Gangloff, Roland A.
Visiting Scholar
Gilbert, Henry
Research Manager-Human Evolution Research Center
African plio - pleistocene paleontology, pleistocene human evolution
(510) 642-7952
Goodwin, Mark
Assistant Director (Collections and Research), Emeritus
bone development and preservation
(510) 643-9745
Gross, Joyce
Programmer Analyst
AmphibiaWeb,CalPhotos, BNHM services
Grundler, Maggie
Grad Student - Rosenblum
Gutierrez, Yocelyn
Postdoc - Nachman
Guzman, Rhanee
CSS: Research Administrator (Contracts & Grants)
(510) 642-6976
Hadly, Elizabeth A.
Dept. of Biological Sciences, Stanford University
Hansen, Robert
Consulting Herpetologist, Clovis, CA
Distribution and conservation biology of amphibians and reptiles in California and Northern Mexico.
Hayes, Tyrone
Professor (Dept. Integrative Biology)
Developmental endocrinology of anuran amphibians.
(510) 643-1054
Hickman, Carole
Curator/Professor Emeritus
(510) 642-3429
Hijmans, Robert
Professor, UC Davis
Ecological modeling, DIVA-GIS, agricultural geography, biodiversity conservation, climate change
Hlusko, Leslea
Associate Professor (Dept. Integrative Biology)
Mammalian skeletal variation and evolution
(510) 643-8838
Hlusko, Leslea
Curator/Associate Professor, Integrative Biology
mammalian evolution biology
(510) 643-8851
Holroyd, Pat
Sr. Museum Scientist (Vertebrate Collections)
(510) 642-3733
Holt, Eric
Barnosky/Padian Lab
(510) 643-6275
Horner, Jack
Chapman University
Horr, Daisy
Grad Student - Lacey
Huelsenbeck, John
Professor (Dept. Integrative Biology) & Research Phylogeneticist
Analytical methods for inferring relationships of organisms and examining patterns of sequence variation for signatures of molecular evolution
(510) 643-5890
Hunter, Jennifer
Reserve Resident Director
(831) 659-2664
Hutchison, J. Howard
Visiting Scholar
Ingram, Lynn
Associate Professor, Earth and Planetary Sciences
(510) 643-1474
Jennings, Charlotte
Grad Student - McGuire
Jimenez, Rosa
Grad Student - Bowie
Jockusch, Elizabeth
Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut
Phenotypic and developmental evolution, salamanders, insects, phylogenetics
Kahanamoku, Sara
Finnegan Lab
Karin, Ben
Grad Student - McGuire
Kirchholtes, Renske
Looy Lab
(510) 642-1449
Kirchner-Smith, Mackenzie
Bowie Lab
Kirchner-Smith, Mackenzie
Grad Student - Bowie
Klitz, Karen
Retired Archivist
Doing Natural History, MVZ History
Kloess, Peter
Hlusko Lab
Klompmaker, Adiel
Finnegan Lab
Koch, Paul
Dept. of Earth Sciences, UC Santa Cruz
Koenig, Walter
Researcher (Hastings Natural History Reserve)
Koo, Michelle
Staff Curator, Biodiversity Informatics & GIS and Researcher
Herpetology and evolutionary biogeography; MVZ Archives and Assoc. Director of AmphibiaWeb
(510) 642-8547
Krone, Isaac
Grad Student - McGuire
Lacey, Eileen A.
Professor / Curator of Mammals
(510) 643-0284
Latorre, Daniel
Marshall Lab
(510) 643-2549
Leaché , Adam
Associate Professor, Curator of Genetic Resources and Herpetology, University of Washington
systematics, phylogenetics, phylogeography, population genetics, and species delimitation
Lee, Jaemin
Looy Lab
(510) 642-1607
Lidicker, William Z. Jr.
Emeritus Professor & Curator
Mammalian ecology, conservation biology, and systematics of Australasian mammals.
(510) 643-7713
Lindberg, David R.
Curator/Professor, Integrative Biology
(510) 642-3926
Lipps, Jere
Curator/Professor Emeritus
marine organisms: protists
(510) 642-9006
Long, Stephen
Admin Assistant (Volunteer)
Looy, Cynthia
Curator/Associate Professor, Integrative Biology
(510) 642-1607
Lovette, Diana
Web Developer
Amphibian Disease Portal
Magill, Carlie
Office Manager
(510) 642-4699
Magoulick, Katherine
Marshall Lab
Manahan, David
Grad Student - Nachman
Manchester, Steven
Curator of Paleobotany, Florida Museum
Maro, Aleksey
Grad Student - Dudley
Marshall, Charles
Curator/Professor, Integrative Biology
(510) 642-1821
Martin, Chris
Assistant Professor / Curator of Fishes
Ichthyology, speciation
McDonald, Dusty
Arctos Database
McGuire, Jimmy A.
Professor / Curator of Amphibians and Reptiles
Systematics and evolution of reptiles and amphibians, particularly those of Southeast Asia; Hummingbird evolution.
(510) 316-6201
Mejia, Chris
Administrative Assistant
(510) 642-1821
Meyer, Erin
Visiting Scholar (California Ocean Science Trust)
Mindell, David
Former Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan; Former Dean and Curator, California Academy of Sciences
Biodiversity Science, Systematics, and Conservation Biology
Molnar, Ralph
Queensland Museum (retired)
Monson, Tesla
Hlusko Lab
(510) 643-8851
Moritz, Craig
Professor, The Australian National University
Motani, Ryosuke
UC Davis
Mount, Genevieve
Postdoc - Tarvin
Moustakas-Verho, Jacqueline
University of Helsinki, Finland
Muddiman, Benjamin
Looy Lab
(510) 642-1449
Nachman, Michael
Professor / Curator of Mammals
(510) 642-1792
Navarrette, María José
Grad Student - Tarvin
Nielsen, Rasmus
Professor (Dept. Integrative Biology)
Statistical and computational methods and their applications in population and medical genetics, molecular ecology and evolution.
(510) 643-4993
Niespolo, Elizabeth
Renne (EPS, Berkeley Geochronology Center) Lab
Noss, Clay
Grad Student - Rosenblum
O'Brien, Shannon
Grad Student - Lacey
Orzechowski, Emily
Finnegan Lab
(510) 664-9916
Padian, Kevin
Curator/Professor, Integrative Biology
large-scale changes in evolution
(510) 642-7434
Parham, Jim
California State Fullerton
Patton, James L.
Emeritus Professor / Curator of Mammals
(510) 643-7712
Patton, Austin
Postdoc - Martin
Pearson, Anita
Pearson, Kannon
Grad Student - Tarvin
Perryman, Danielle
Grad Students - Bessinger
Person, Erin
Grad Student - Lacey
Poust, Ashley
Padian Lab
Powell, Charles II
U.S. Geological Survey
Ramirez, Valeria
Grad Student - Tarvin
Rapacciuolo, Giovanni
Marshall Lab
(510) 643-2549
Reid, Ann
(National Center for Science Education)
Renne, Paul
Professor in Residence, Earth and Planetary Science; Director, Berkeley Geochronology Center
(510) 644-9200
Richards, Emilie
Grad Student - Martin
Riddell, Eric
Postdoc - Beissinger
Robins, Cristina
Sr Museum Scientist (Prep Lab)
(510) 642-0203
Rodríguez, Javier A.
Associate Dean College of Sciences and Associate Professor School of Life Sciences, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Systematics, population and evolutionary ecology, phylogeography
Romero, Rosemary
Lindberg Lab
(510) 643-9746
Roopnarine, Peter D.
California Academy of Sciences
Roque, Trish
(510) 643-6378
Rosenblum, Erica Bree
Asst. Professor (Dept. ESPM)
Evolutionary biology, ecological genomics, global change biology, herpetology
(510) 642-2108
Rothstein, Andrew
Grad Student - Rosenblum
Roy, Sarah
Eel River Critical Zone Observatory Project Coordinator
(510) 642-6848
Rush, Andrew
Lecturer and Researcher
Sage, Richard D.
Independent Researcher, Bariloche, Argentina
Evolution of house mice and leopard frogs; mouse viruses and human cancers; ecology of Argentine amphibians, reptiles, and rodents
Sankey, Julia T. Ph.D.
Geology Program, California State University, Stanislaus
Sathe, Erik
Grad Student - Dudley
Scarpetta, Simon
Postdoc - McGuire
Scott, Eugenie
Visiting Scholar (National Center for Science Education)
Shabel, Alan
Lecturer and Researcher, UC Berkeley
Shaffer, H. Bradley Ph.D
Professor, UCLA
Systematics, phylogeography and conservation biology of amphibians and reptiles
Sigwart , Julia
Sabbatical Visiting Scholar
(510) 642-3926
Sloan, Doris
Adjunct Professor, Earth and Planetary Sciences
(510) 642-3703
Smiley, Ashley
Grad Student - Dudley
Smith, Lydia
Evolutionary Genetics Lab Manager & Researcher
(510) 642-0647
Souto, Camilla
Marshall Lab
(510) 643-2549
Spano, Nick
Barnosky/Looy Lab
(510) 643-6275
Spencer, Carol L.
Staff Curator and Researcher - Reptiles and Amphibians
Biogeography, geographic variation, and life history evolution in squamates, especially in western North America.
(510) 643-5778
St. John, Michelle
Grad Student - Martin
Steigerwald, Emma
Grad Student - Gillespie (ESPM) and Nielsen (IB)
Stein, Barbara R.
Mammalian morphology and systematics; history of biology, MaNIS
Stenske, John
CSS: Financial Analyst
(510) 642-6979
Strait, Suzanne G.
Marshall University
Strauss, Dave
Photographer, volunteer
Stromberg, Mark R.
Former Resident Reserve Director, Hasting Natural History Reservation (Retired)
Conservation biology; small mammal and grassland ecology; web-based education
(831) 659-2664
Stubbs, Alexander
Grad Student - McGuire
Summers, Adam P.
Professor of Biology and Associate Director Friday Harbor Laboratories, University of Washington
Biomechanics of reptiles, amphibians, and fishes; effects of tissue material properties on form and function
(949) 824-9359
Tarvin, Rebecca
Assistant Professor / Assistant Curator of Amphibians and Reptiles
Herpetology, evolution of toxicity and aposematism
Taylor, Larry
Finnegan Lab
(510) 664-9916
Taylor, Catherine
Hlusko Lab
(510) 643-8851
Thanukos, Anna
Principal Editor
(510) 643-6378
Tian, David
Grad Student - Martin
Tomiya, Susumu
Postdoc, Field Museum of Natural History
Urry, Lisa
Visiting Scholar, Mills College, Education and Outreach
Valentine, James
Curator/Professor Emeritus
(510) 643-5791
Voong, Lam
Arctos Database Administrator
Voss, Erin
Grad Student - Nachman
Vredenburg, Vance T.
Professor of Biology, San Francisco State University
Evolution, ecology and conservation of amphibians, co-founder of AmphibiaWeb
(415) 338-7296
Wahl, David
Adjunct Professor, Department of Geography; Research Geographer, USGS
(510) 643-1834
Wait, Dan
Grad Student - Bowie
Wake, David B.
Professor of the Graduate School / Curator of Amphibians and Reptiles
(510) 643-7705
Wake, Marvalee H.
Professor of the Graduate School (Dept. Integrative Biology) and Research Morphologist
Evolutionary morphology; vertebrate reproductive biology.
(510) 642-4743
Wall, Jeff
Professor of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, UCSF School of Medicine
Evolutionary and human genetics
Wang, Ian
Assistant Professor (Dept. ESPM)
Landscape genetics, landscape ecology, ecological and conservation genomics.
(510) 664-4684
Wang, Lawrence
Grad Student - Full
Wang-Claypool, Cynthia
Grad Student - Bowie Lab
Westeen, Erin
Grad Student - Wang
White, Tim D.
Professor & Director of the Human Evolution Research Center
Evolutionary biology of hominoid primates, particularly African hominids; human skeletal biology and zooarchaeology.
(510) 642-2889
White, Tim D.
Curator/Professor, Integrative Biology
(510) 642-2889
White, Lisa
Assistant Director (Education and Public Programs)
(510) 664-4966
Whiteman, Noah
Associate Professor (Dept. Integrative Biology)
The origin of new species, traits and the maintenance of functional genetic variation in populations.
(510) 664-7545
Wilson, Greg
University of Washington
early mammals
Wrensford, Kwasi
Grad Student - Lacey Lab
Xin, Nan
volunteer translator
Yuan, Michael
Grad Student - Wang
Zimmt, Josh
Finnegan / Marshall Labs