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

Principal Investigator

Sharlene E. Santana

Professor, UW Biology
Curator of Mammals, Burke Museum

Mammalogy Collection Staff

Jeff Bradley

Mammalogy Collection Manager

Postdoctoral Scholars

PhD Students

Edú Guerra

Thesis topic: TBD

Donavan Jackson

Thesis topic: Morphological and genetic variation within chipmunks (Tamias)

David Villalobos Chaves

Thesis topic: Ecomorphological and trophic diversification among Neotropical myomorphous rodents

Flo Visconti

Thesis topic: TBD

Undergraduate Researchers

Abby Burtner

Main project: Evolution of body shape diversity in Sciuridae

Annika McFeely

Main project: Evolution of body shape diversity in Sciuridae

Hannah Rickman

Main project: Evolution of body shape diversity in Sciuridae

Alumni

Jessica Arbour

Postdoctoral Scholar (2016-2019)

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

Abigail Curtis

Postdoctoral Scholar (2016-2019)

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

Abby Vander Linden

Research Technician (2013-2015)

We are deeply thankful to the numerous undergraduate alumni who have contributed to research, collection operations, and outreach over the years.