Jeff Goessling

jeffPh.D. Candidate


Research interests: Comparative physiology of amphibians and reptiles, physiological ecology of amphibians and reptiles, herpetology

Education: aruba-rattler

PhD (Biological Sciences) Auburn University, in progress

M.S. (Biological Sciences) Sam Houston State University, 2011

B.A. (Biology) Thomas More College, 2009

Selected publications:

Goessling, Jeffrey M., William I. Lutterschmidt, Lauretta Bushar, Howard K. Reinert, and R. Andrew Odum.  2015. Multi-year sampling reveals an increased population density of an endemic lizard following the establishment of the invasive Boa constrictor on Aruba. Journal of Herpetology.gopher

Goessling, Jeffrey M., Mary T. Mendonca, and Alan Wilson.  2015. A meta-analysis comparing indices of baseline stress: Does the heterophil: lymphocyte ratio indicate the same stress as circulating corticosterone? Functional Ecology.

Goessling, Jeffrey M., William I. Lutterschmidt, longleafHoward K. Reinert, and R. Andrew Odum. 2012. Leptodeira bakeri (Aruban Cat-eyed Snake): Predation. Herpetological Review. 43(2).

Goessling, Jeffrey M., James C. Cureton II, Tyler M. Saxton, and William I. Lutterschmidt. Terrapene carolina triunguis (Three-toed box turtle): Shell abnormality. 2010. Herpetological Review. 41(4): 488.

Paul J. Krusling, Jeffrey Goessling, Emily Anneken, Jacob Botkins, Joshua Horn, and John W. Ferner. 2009. Storeria dekayi (Dekay’s brownsnake): Geographic Distribution. Herpetological Review. 40(4): 457.

Goessling, Jeffrey, John W. Ferner, Paul Krusling and Scott Fennell. 2008.  A survey of reptiles and amphibians within a constructed wetland and restored stream corridor in Campbell County, Kentucky (Abstract).  Journal of the Kentucky Academy of Science. 69:1.