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John Thomas Vaughan

John Thomas Vaughan, American biology educator. Achievements include research in evidence of male choice in Galapagos Lava Lizards (Tropidurus grayi). Research grant Tinker Foundation, 1990, Florida Entomological Society, 1985; recipient Graduate Alumni Research award Ohio State Graduate School, 1990. Member Society for the Study of Evolution, Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Vaughan, John Thomas was born on February 18, 1959 in St. Petersburg, Florida, United States. Son of James Taylor and Peggy (Garrett) Vaughan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Biology, Appalachian State University, 1980. Master of Science in Entomology, University Florida, 1985. Postgraduate, Ohio State University, since 1985.

    Career

    • Park naturalist South Mountains State Park, Connelly Springs, North Carolina, 1980. Manager Longvue Motel, Boone, 1980-1981. Entomologist University Florida/USDA, Gainesville, 1981-1985.

      Assistant professor biology Daemen College, Amherst, New York, since 1991. Environmental consultant SERPETEC, Quito, Ecuador, 1990. Consultant Science Kit & Boreal Laboratories, Buffalo, 1992.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in evidence of male choice in Galapagos Lava Lizards (Tropidurus grayi).

    Membership

    Member Society for the Study of Evolution, Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Vicki Lynn Pittman, August 24, 1980.
    • father: James Taylor Vaughan
    • mother: Peggy (Garrett) Vaughan
    • spouse: Vicki Lynn Pittman
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    Born February 18, 1959
    (age 58)
    Nationality
    • 1980
      Appalachian State University
    • 1985
      University Florida
    • 1980
      Park naturalist South Mountains State Park
      North Carolina, United States
    • 1980 - 1981
      manager, Longvue Motel
      Boone, North Carolina, United States
    • 1981 - 1985
      entomologist University Florida/USDA
      Gainesville, Georgia, United States
    • 1991
      assistant, professor biology Daemen College
      Amherst, Ohio, United States