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College of Arts and Sciences
Evolution, Systematics, Phylogenetics, Ecology, Biogeography, Morphology, Herpetology
Courses Taught 
Evolutionary Biology (BIO 413)
Biological Geography (BIO 358)
General Biology II (BIO 202)
Changing Natural Environments (BIO 104)
WIP: Ecology (BIO 305)
Research Interests 
Systematics of venomous snakes, descriptive morphology of squamate reptiles, ecology and evolution of trematode parasites.

Ph.D. (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology) 2013 -– CU Boulder, Boulder, CO

M.Sc. (Biology) 2007 - University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX

B.Sc. (Biology) 2005 - Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, OK

Selected Publications 

Jadin, R.C., F.T. Burbrink, G.A. Rivas, L.J. Vitt, C.L. Barrio-Amorós, and R.P. Guralnick. (online early) Finding arboreal snakes in an evolutionary tree: phylogenetic placement and systematic revision of the Neotropical birdsnakes. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research.

Jadin, R.C., and R.B. King. 2012. Ontogenetic effects on snake hemipenial morphology. Journal of Herpetology 46(3):393–395.

Jadin, R.C., J.H. Townsend, T.A. Castoe, and J.A. Campbell. 2012. Cryptic diversity in disjunct populations of Middle American Montane Pitvipers: A systematic reassessment of Cerrophidion godmani. Zoologica Scripta 41:455–470.

Jadin, R.C., E.N. Smith, and J.A. Campbell. 2011. Unraveling a tangle of Mexican serpents: a systematic revision of highland pitvipers. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 163:943–958.

Jadin, R.C., R.L. Gutberlet, Jr., and E.N. Smith. 2010. Phylogeny, evolutionary morphology, and hemipenis descriptions of the Middle American jumping pitvipers (Serpentes: Crotalinae: Atropoides). Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 48:360–365.

Jadin, R.C. 2010. Morphological phylogeny of the montane pitvipers (Crotalinae: Cerrophidion) with comments on the conservation of Mesoamerican highlands. In: L.D. Wilson, J.H. Townsend, and J.D. Johnson [eds.]. Conservation of Mesoamerican Amphibians and Reptiles. Eagle Mountain Publishing. Pp. 674–685.

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