UNCW's Arbogast Appointed Research Associate at Harvard Museum

Monday, June 17, 2013

Brian Arbogast, UNCW Associate Professor of Conservation Biology, has been appointed an Associate of Mammalogy at Harvard University's Museum of Comparative Zoology. His appointment is effective July 1, 2013 for a five-year period.

The Museum of Comparative Zoology is located on the grounds of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts and serves as the primary repository for zoological specimens collected by past and present Harvard faculty-curators, staff and associates from around the world.

Arbogast specializes in the study of evolution, biogeography and conservation of vertebrates, especially mammals. His research at UNCW has been directed at mammal biodiversity and conservation in the Tropical Andes of Ecuador, and contributing to the development of Wildsumaco Biological Station on Sumaco Volcano.