Brad has served as the department’s curator since 2000. Prior to this he worked as a postdoctoral fellow, guest curator of exhibits, expedition lead herpetologist, museum store employee, and volunteer. He received his doctorate from Loma Linda University and both his M.S. and B.S. from San Diego State University. Brad’s research focuses on the evolution and biogeography of the herpetofauna of Baja California and its associated islands. Brad is also an Adjunct Professor at San Diego State University. Brad can be reached at 619.255.0277 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For collections related inquiries, please contact the curator. This position is currently open and applications due November 15th. Interested candidates should have superior organization skills, an advanced degree, and be passionate about amphibians and reptiles.
Patricia Galina Tessaro, Ph.D., Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas de Noroeste
Lee Grismer, Ph.D., La Sierra University
Tod Reeder, Ph.D., San Diego State University
Dean Leavitt, Ph.D., San Diego Mesa College
Anny Peralta-Garcia, Ph.D., Fauna del Noroeste
Clark Mahrdt, Southwest Biological Associates
Frank Santana, City of San Diego
Dick Schwenkmeyer, San Diego Mesa College, Retired
Jorge H. Valdez Villavicencio, Fauna del Noroeste
Dustin Wood, United States Geological Survey
The normal day-to-day accomplishments of the department would not be feasible without our core group of volunteers. Volunteer projects include making fieldguide webpages, digital mapping, fieldwork, and collections renovation.
The department is currently not accepting new volunteers.
Be sure to check out other volunteer opportunities on the Current Needs page. We offer a wide range of activites for individuals interested in natural history.