George Middendorf is Graduate Professor of Biology at Howard University. His long-term studies focus on the behavioral ecology of Yarrow's spiny lizards and horned lizards in Arizona. He has conducted herpetofaunal surveys in Bolivia, Suriname, and the Washington DC–Maryland metropolitan region, where he also works on environmental justice issues. He is a member of the American Institute of Biological Sciences, the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, the Ecological Society of America, the Herpetologists' League, the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, and Sigma Xi. He currently serves as university representative to the Desert Southwest Cooperative Ecosystems Study Unit, on the advisory board for the E.E. Just Environmental Leadership Institute at Kimball Union Academy, and as associate editor for the ''Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education''. He has twice served on the scientific advisory committee for the Southwestern Research Station. Dr. Middendorf holds an A.B. in Psychology from Dartmouth College, a M.A. in Psychology from Hunter College of the City University of New York, and a Ph.D. in Zoology from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.
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