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Alfred Gardner, Ph.D.


Dr. Gardner's research includes taxonomy, morphology, genetics, distribution, food habits, life history, and nomenclature of mammals of the Western Hemisphere. Reseach is based on a synthesis of original field work and results from the study of specimens in museum collections combined with published information, particularly the earlier literature of the late 18th, 19th, and early 20th centuries. 


University of Arizona, Tucson, Wildlife Management (major), B.S., 1962

University of Arizona, Tucson, Zoology (major), Vertebrate Paleontology (minor), M.S., 1965

Fellow in Tropical Medicine, Louisiana State University--International Center for Medical Research and Training, San José, Costa Rica, 1966-1967.

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Vertebrate Zoology (major), Paleontology (minor) Ph.D., 1970

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biology, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute, Houston, Texas, 1970-1971.