Faculty profile

Peter A. Rosenbaum

Professor Emeritus


420 Shineman Center


Genetics, herpetology, ecology, conservation and natural history turtles, evolution, Conservation biology, toxicology, genetic epidemiology, zoo biology

Specialty areas:

  • genetics
  • herpetology
  • human genetics
  • evolutionary biology
  • conservation biology
  • Endangered Species


  1. Rosenbaum, P.A. and A.P. Nelson. "Bog Turtle Habitat on the Lake Ontario Coastal Plains. Northeastern Naturalist. Vol.17 No. 3 pp 415-436 (2010).
  2. Rosenbaum, P.A. Volpe's Understanding Evolution. 7e. McGraw Hill. (2010)
  3. Rosenbaum, P.A. J. M. Robertson, K. R. Zamudio "Unexpectedly low genetic variation among populations of the bog turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii) ".Conservation Genetics. Vol. 8 No. 4 pp. 331-342 (2007).
  4. Pagano, J.J, Rosenbaum, P.A., Roberts, R.N., Sumner, G.M., and Williamson, L.V. "Qualitative and quantitative assessment of maternal contaminant burden by analysis of snapping turtle eggs". Journal of Great Lakes Research. Vol. 25. No. 4. pp. 950-961 (1999).


Ph.D., Biology (Human Genetics), Tulane University
M.S., Biology (Animal Behavior), Tulane University
B.S., Biology, Tulane University