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Faculty Profile

Richard Buchholz

Biology
PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGY
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104 SHOEMAKER
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-5012
Joined UM: August 10, 1999

Areas of Expertise

  • ANIMAL BEHAVIOR/BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY
  • BIOLOGY, BIRDS
  • CONSERVATION MANAGEMENT, FISH AND WILDLIFE PROTECTION
  • MAMMALOGY
  • PARASITOLOGY

Brief Bio

Richard Buchholz is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biology, and Associate Director of the Center for Biodiversity & Conservation Research. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Florida in 1994, and joined the Ole Miss faculty in 1999. He has studied avian reproductive behavior for several decades, while also working with his students to investigate biodiversity and the conservation of a variety of wildlife species, including frogs, salamanders, turtles, bats, tapirs, birds and ants. He co-edited the first book on behavioral approaches to conservation, chaired the Conservation Committee of the Animal Behavior Society, is an Associate Editor for The Condor: Ornithological Applications, and serves on the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Endangered Species Council. His research has been funded by the American Museum of Natural History, the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Entergy, the Department of Agriculture, the National Science Foundation, and the National Geographic Society, among others. He has directed to completion 11 Masters and Doctoral graduate students, and 13 undergraduate honors thesis students as of May, 2019.

Degrees

BS
Biology
BINGHAMTON UNIVERSITY, STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK/ BINGHAMTON, NEW YORK (1986)
MS
Zoology
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA/GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA (1989)
PhD
Zoology
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA/GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA (1994)