Team

Click on the name of each lab member to learn more about their work.

Sharlene E. Santana

Principal Investigator

Associate Professor, UW Biology
Curator of Mammals, Burke Museum

Jeff Bradley

Mammalogy Collection Manager

Chris Law

Postdoctoral Scholar

Main project: Ecomorphology and evolution of mammalian body shapes

Katie Stanchak

PhD Student (2014–present)

Thesis topic: Evolutionary novelty in the bat skeleton

David Villalobos Chaves

PhD Student (2018-present)

Thesis topic: Ecomorphology and population dynamics of Neotropical rodents

Alumni

Jessica Arbour

Postdoctoral Scholar (2016-2019)

Main project: Evolution of cranial morphology and bite force in mammals

Rochelle Kelly

PhD, 2019

Thesis: Diversity, distributions, and activity of bats in the San Juan Islands

Leith Leiser-Miller

PhD, 2019

Thesis: Sensory ecology and morphology of Neotropical leaf-nosed bats

Abby Vander Linden

Research Technician (2013-2015)

Undergraduate alumni
Adrienne Barber (2013); Rhiannon Bates (2014–2017); Erin Bryar (2013); Kristin Campbell (2014–2016); Doug Charles (2013); Hannah Chee (2016–2018); Elena Cheung (2013–2014); Emily Cooper (2012–2015); Alyssa Copeland (2014); Eline Cove (2015); Aleina Cudnofskey (2018); Brian Demong (2013); Terrell Engmann (2018–2019); Rachel Friedman (2015–2017); Marina Hanna (RA 2014–2016); Blake Hummel (2013); Brie Ilarde (2015–2016) ; Dustin Kramer (2018); Neha Kunwar (2014–2015); Brianna Mann (2016–2017);Diego Molina (2018); Parisa Monirzad (2017–2018); Pouran Monirzad (2018); Katy Olson (2014); Okoloko Oghenemega (2016);  Ji Park (2015–2016); Delaney Quick (2014); Nicholas Rose (2017–2018); Sapna Saini (2014–2015);Austin Sears (2018); Liesl Strand (2017); Grace Sun (2018); Elizabeth Traylor (2017); Katherine Turk (2018); Daniel Yang (2014–2015); Weicheng Ye (2016).