Faculty Bio -  Monika Espinasa

Monika Espinasa

Title(s): Associate Professor
Department: Biology

 

Donna Meier
Contact Information
Phone: 845-851-4022
Office location: Stone Ridge Campus, HAR 217
Email: espinasm@sunyulster.edu

Degree Information
BA Biology with honors University of California- Santa Cruz, 1993
MS Biology with honors, New York University, 1997
ABD, National University of Mexico (Center for Research on Nitrogen Fixation) 1997-2001


Courses Taught
General Biology I
General Biology II
Genetics
Environmental Themes


Primary area of expertise
Molecular Evolution


Publications and Presentations

  • Hydrogeology of caves in the Sierra de El Abra región. In: Biology and Evolution of the Mexican Cavefish, 2016
  • Distribution and conservation status of Speleonycta ozarkensis (Insecta: Zygentoma: Nicoletiidae) from caves of the Ozark Highlands of Arkansas and Oklahoma, 2014
  • New Record of Nicoletia phytophila (Nicoletiidae: Zygentoma: Insecta) from a cave in Belize. Speleobiology Notes, 2013
  • Losing Sight of Regressive Evolution. Evolution: Education and Outreach, 2008
  • Why do cave fish lose their eyes? Natural History, 2005
  • A new cavernicole species of the genus Anelpistina (Insecta: Zygentoma: Nicoletiidae) from the Guánica subtropical dry forest, Puerto Rico. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 2003
  • A new species of the genus Anelpistina (Insecta: Zygentoma: Nicoletiidae) from the Biosphere Reserve Sierra de Huautla. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 2001

Grants Received
COIL


 

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