Graduate Studies in Ornithology at New Mexico State University
The Vertebrate Museum serves students pursuing the BA, BS, MS, and PhD degrees through the
Department of Biology and the Department of Fishery and Wildlife Sciences.
Prospective graduate students interested in specializing in ornithology are encouraged to contact
any of our faculty ornithologists.
Marvin Bernstein, Professor of Biology - flight, respiratory and cardiovascular physiology
William Boecklen, Professor of Biology - community ecology and stable isotope analysis
Don Caccamise, Professor of Fishery and Wildlife Sciences
Carol Campbell, Assistant Professor of Geography - biogeography, remote sensing
Martha Desmond, Associate Professor of Fishery and Wildlife Sciences - field ecology
Peter Houde, Professor of Biology - molecular systematics and paleontology
Gary Roemer, Associate Professor of Fishery and Wildlife Science - conservation ecology
Timothy Wright, Assistant Professor of Biology - behavior, systematics of parrots