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Kathryn A Thomas, Ph.D.

Dr. Kathryn Thomas is a research ecologist with the Southwest Biological Science Center, currently stationed in Tucson, Arizona.

Kathryn Thomas has worked the Southwestern deserts since 1989 and for the USGS since 1995. Her areas of expertise are in biodiversity studies during the Anthropocene, including studies of vegetation ecology, plant-insect interactions (pollinators), and invasive species (Russian thistle, introduced tree-feeding insects) on species, community, and landscape scales.