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James P. Gibbs

Professor of Vertebrate Conservation Biology, SUNY Distinguished Professor, Associate Chair, and Coordinator of Conservation Biology Major, Department of Environmental and Forest Biology; Director of Roosevelt Wild Life Station; Adjunct scientist, Galapagos Conservancy


  • B.S. University of Maine (1986): Wildlife Management
  • M.A. University of Missouri (1988): Biological Sciences
  • Ph.D. Yale University (1995): Forestry & Environmental Studies

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“Do What You Can, With What You Have, Where You Are.” – Theodore Roosevelt.


Recent Teaching (access to class websites available on request):

  • Conservation Biology, EFB 413, 3 cr.
  • Problem-solving in Conservation Biology, EFB 419, 3 cr.
  • Herpetology, EFB 485, 3 cr.
  • Field Herpetology, EFB 496, 2.5 cr.