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Michael Britton

Michael R. Britton

  • Teaching Assistant Professor, Arizona State University
Michael Britton is a biologist and educator who uses ecology and physiology to understand mechanisms of evolution, population dynamics, and conservation. His work primarily focuses on amphibians and reptiles, but past work has also included ferns, insects, trees, mammals, and birds. Many of his investigations use physiological measurements and mechanisms to understand evolutionary processes and ecological interactions with applications for conservation and management decisions. Most of his work has been completed in tropical ecosystems in the Neotropics including Peru, Costa Rica, and Panama. His teaching includes a variety of introductory and upper-level courses in biology, ecology, and conservation, as well as a variety of field and research-based courses throughout the Americas.


  • B.S., Biology, Colgate University
  • M.S., Biological Sciences, Florida International University
  • Ph.D., Biological Sciences, Florida International University