Personnel Profile

Andrew Mason, M.S. in Biology, May 2014

Andrew Mason

Andrew Mason

B.S. in Zoology, Miami University of Ohio

M.S. in Biology, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, May 2014

Classes taught: Bio II lab, Bio I & Bio II recitations

My Research: Andrew Mason is a Ph.D student in the Biology department at the University of Central Florida.  He received a Bachelor of Science in Zoology from Miami University and a Master’s of Science in Biology from Texas A&M University-Kingsville in 2012 and 2014 respectively.  His  master’s research examined the ecology and behavior of kangaroo rats and  pocket mice.  Andrew has teaching experience in both introductory and organismal biology courses.  His research interests include the
evolution, ecology and systematics of venomous snakes.

Master's Thesis: The simultaneous effects of competition and predation on the foraging behavior of the Gulf Coast kangaroo rat (Dipodomys compactus) and Merriami’s pocket mouse (Perognathus merriami) in South Texas.


kangaroo rat            Andrew Mason, Jon Baskin, Ashton Crocker at May, 2014 Graduation

Dipodomys compactus                                 Andrew Mason, Jon Baskin, Ashton Crocker at May, 2014 Graduation

Contact Information

Department of Biology, University of Central Florida

MSC Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
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