Jeffrey Thomas , Ph.D.
- Associate Professor , Biology Department
- College of Arts and Sciences
Dr. Jeff Thomas teaches courses in the Biology Department at Queens that range from Introductory courses to Zoology. Additionally, he works with faculty in education to help imrpove science education in local schools and is excited to take part in the John Belk International Program study tour to Spain.
His research interests include many aspects of animal behavior and ecology, with particular interest animal communication and ecological interactions within communities. He has done work on bird song, ecology, frog communication and behavior, and the mating systems of insects. Locally, Dr. Thomas is developing projects at Redlair, a reserve along the Catawba River which serves as an important location for the protection of local ecosystems and a key resource for student involvement in research projects.
He received his Bachelor's degrees in Biology and French from the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill and remains a Tarheel fan.
- Ph.D. - Biology; University of California, Los Angeles
- B.S. - Double major- Biology and French; UNC-Chapel Hill