James Hanken

James Hanken

Curator of Herpetology
Professor of Biology, Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology in the Museum of Comparative Zoology
(On Leave Fall 2022)
James Hanken

Prof. Hanken utilizes laboratory-based analyses and field surveys to examine morphological evolution, developmental biology and systematics. Current areas of research include the evolution of craniofacial patterning; the developmental basis of morphological novelty and life-history evolution; biodiversity informatics; and systematics and evolution of neotropical salamanders.

Faculty Support: Jared Hughes

Contact Information

Museum of Comparative Zoology
26 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-2496