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.

William Boecklen

Professor of Biology

community ecology and stable isotope analysis

Carol Campbell

Associate Professor of Geography

biogeography, remote sensing

 Martha Desmond

Professor of Fishery,Wildlife , and Conservation Ecology

field ecology

Peter Houde

Professor of Biology

molecular systematics and paleontology

Gary Roemer

Professor of Fishery,Wildlife , and Conservation Ecology

conservation ecology

Timothy Wright, Associate Professor of Biology

behavior, conservation biology, systematics of parrots