James Hanken

James Hanken

Curator of Herpetology
Professor of Biology, Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology in the Museum of Comparative Zoology
(on sabbatical 2021-2022 academic year)
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