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Robert Jadin


Robert Jadin is a lecturer and organismal biologist in the UW–Stevens Point Department of Biology. His area of specialty is biodiversity informatics, herpetology, and systematics and he will typically work on snakes. Dr. Jadin’s research encompasses bioinformatic and comparative approaches to address evolutionary and biodiversity questions about species relationships, distributions, adaptations, and conservation implications.

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Jadin, R.C., S.A. Orlofske, T. Jezkova, C. Blair. Single-locus species delimitation and ecological niche modeling provide insights into the evolution, historical distribution, and demography of the Pacific Chorus Frogs. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society.  

Jadin, R.C., S.A. Orlofske, M.J. Jowers, W.E. Duellman, C. Blair, J.C. Murphy. A new vine snake (Reptilia: Squamata: Oxybelis) from Peru and redescription of O. acuminatus. Evolutionary Systematics 5(1): 1-12.

Jadin, R.C., C. Blair, S.A. Orlofske, G.A. Rivas, L.J. Vitt, J.M. Ray, E.N. Smith, M.J. Jowers, J.C. Murphy. Not withering on the evolutionary vine: Systematic revision of New World Vine Snakes. Organisms, Diversity, and Evolution 20:723-746

Jadin, R.C., J.R. Mihaljevic, S.A. Orlofske. Do New World pitvipers ‘scale down’ at high elelvations? Marcoecological patterns of scale characters and body size. Ecology and Evolution 9:9362-9375.
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Ph.D. - Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of Colorado Boulder

M.S. - Biology
University of Texas at Tyler

B.S. - Biology
Northeastern State University


Principles of Biology
Introduction to Animal Biology