Tom Wilson grew up in the mountains west of Tucson and developed a lifelong interest in lizards. After graduating from Reed College he worked at various jobs including a position as a horticulturist at the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum. He later received his Ph.D. in Soil and Water Science from The University of Arizona and shortly afterwards accepted a Lecturer position in the same Department. This job has allowed him to travel around the world, including Costa Rica, Israel, and Mongolia, though he still calls Tucson home with his wife, daughter, and menagerie of creatures.
Conservation Biology in Namibia
Namibia is located on the Atlantic coast between South Africa and Angola, and for five years my fellow instructors and I from The University of Arizona have been taking 8 – 13 undergraduate and graduate students from a variety of different majors to Namibia as part of a six-week conservation biology class. Why Namibia? More