Erica K Baken

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Graduate Assistant-Teaching/Research
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My research focuses on the macroevolutionary patterns of functional foot and body shapes. I study salamanders in the family Plethodontidae, a group that has had over 20 independent transitions from terrestrial to arboreal life, to better understand evolutionary trends associated with microhabitat. 

Area of Expertise: 
Macroevolution
Functional Morphology
Evolutionary Biology
Major: 
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Education: 
B.A., Biology, Pomona College, 2012
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+1 763 242 5479
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