Dr. Rayna C. Bell
B.A. Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley
Ph.D. Ecology + Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University
Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley
I joined the National Museum of Natural History in 2015 as Curator of Amphibians + Reptiles in the Department of Vertebrate Zoology. I am broadly interested in the ecology and evolution of amphibians and reptiles with an emphasis on island biogeography, hybrid zones, and coloration phenotypes.
A complete list of my publications is available here. To request PDFs contact me at bellrc (at) si (dot) edu.
Rayna catching frogs on São Tomé.
Photo by Andrew Stanbridge