Randall FitzGerald

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Associate Director of the Nj School Of Conservation-10 Months, NJ School of Conservation

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BA:SUNY at Purchase
PhD:SUNY at Binghamton
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Dr. FitzGerald is Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, Coordinator of the Education and Research, and Environmental Science Specialist at Montclair State University's School of Conservation. He is an authority on microtine behavioral ecology and has authored numerous articles relating to aminal behavior, behavioral ecology, and human sociobiology.

Dr. FitzGerald earned his B.S. in Environmental Science from the State University of New York, College at Purchase, and his Ph.D. in Biology at the State University of New York at Binghamton. His current research interests center around mate selection strategies among humans, and the influence of conservation photography on responsible evironmental behavior in humans. He is also currently collaborating with Dr. William Thomas on conservation issues in the New Guinea Highlands.

Prior to coming to the School of Conservation, he served as a National Science Foundation Research Associate at the University of Pittsburgh investigating sex differences in the evolution of cognitive learning. Dr. FitzGerald's current role as Associate Director at the School of Conservation involves overseeing the educational and research programs at the field center, and heading up the AmeriCorps program at the field station. He is also the field center's webmaster.

Dr. FitzGerald relaxes by creating artwork of natural and rural landscapes. He is represented by several fine art galleries in Pennsylvannia, New York and New Jersey.


Behavioral Ecology, Microtine Biology, Sex Differences in Cognitive Processing, Evolutionary Ecology