Robert E. Espinoza
California State University
United States of America
Robert Espinoza earned his BS in Biology at San Diego State University and Ph.D. in Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology at the University of Nevada, Reno. He spent a year as a post-doctoral fellow at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History and began his academic career at CSUN in 2001. He is currently a Professor of Biology and an Associate Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics. His research interests are in the physiology, ecology, and evolution of amphibians and reptiles.
Espinoza RE, Wiens JJ, Tracy CR. Recurrent evolution of herbivory in small, cold-climate lizards: breaking the ecophysiological rules of reptilian herbivory. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2004 Nov 30;101(48):16819-24.