Jake Brashears - Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

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Degree

BS, Arizona State University, 2006; PhD, Arizona State University, 2012

Specialties

Human anatomy and physiology, vertebrate zoology, endocrinology

Interests

Evolutionary physiology, behavioral endocrinology

Teaching Experience

Adjunct professor of biology, Mesa Community College (2011-2012); Instructor at Rio Salado College (2011-2012)

Publications

  • Stahlschmidt, Z. R., Brashears, J., DeNardo, D. F. (2011) The role of temperature and humidity in python nest-site selection. Animal Behavior 81, 1077-1081. 
  • Stahlschmidt, Z. R., Brashears, J., DeNardo, D. F. (2011) Assessing the accuracy of ultrasound estimation of reproductive investment and output in pythons. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 103, 772-778.

Distinctions

  • Teaching Excellence Award (2012) 
  • Student Service Award (2011) 
  • Peabody Family Memorial Fellowship (2009)