Kerry A Hansknecht

Kerry A. Hansknecht

Assistant Professor of Biology
Ph.D., University of Tennessee (2009)
M.S., Central Michigan University (2003)
B.S., George Mason University (2000)



CLASSES TAUGHT
Course Num Course Title
BIOL-101 General Biology
BIOL-112 Principles of Zoology
BIOL-202 Human Anatomy
BIOL-270 Rdgs in Vert. Organismal BIOL
BIOL-308 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy

ARTICLES - REFEREED
  • Stimulus Control of Lingual Predatory Luring and Related Foraging Tactics of Mangrove Saltmarsh Snakes (Nerodia clarkii compressicauda) in Journal of Comparative Psychology. (2010)
  • A functional and cleanable substrate for snake testing arenas in Herpetological Review. (2010)
  • Lingual luring by mangrove saltmarsh snakes (Nerodia clarkii compressicauda) in Journal of Herpetology. (2008)
  • The alleged fallacies of evolutionary theory in Philosophy Now. (2004)
  • Geographic Distribution. Eurycea longicauda longicauda. in Herpetological Review. (2003)
  • Kinosternon subrubrum subrubrum (Eastern Mud Turtle). Early Nesting. in Herpetological Review. (2001)
  • Thamnophis sauritus sauritus (Eastern Ribbon Snake). Hibernaculum. in Herpetological Review. (1999)

PRESENTATIONS
  • Characteristics of voluntary dives by captive Saltmarsh Watersnakes. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. Chattanooga, Tennessee. (2014)
  • Studies of Discrimination Learning in Watersnakes. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. Chattanooga, Tennessee. (2014)
  • Do what you love, love what you do - That's easy in the Burghardt lab. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. Chattanooga, Tennessee. (2014)
  • A preliminary investigation of the tongue morphology of Nerodia clarkii. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. Minneapolis, Minnesota. (July, 2011)
  • Flexible foraging by a marine watersnake. Francis Marion University Science Symposium. Florence, South Carolina. (March, 2011)
  • The effect of light intensity on predatory luring by Nerodia clarkii compressicauda. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. Montreal, Canada. (2008)
  • Stimulus control of predatory luring by Nerodia clarkii compressicauda. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. Montreal, Canada. (2008)
  • The influence of prey stimuli and geography on predatory luring by Mangrove Saltmarsh Snakes (Nerodia clarkii compressicauda). Southeastern Population Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics. Townsend, Tennessee. (2007)
  • The lingual lure of the Mangrove Saltmarsh Snake (Nerodia clarkii compressicauda). Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. Tampa, Florida. (2005)
  • Sometimes it pays just to watch. An Invitational Symposium to Honor Dr. Carl Ernst. Fairfax, Virginia. (2004)
  • Thermal and temporal aspects of cold-water foraging by Northern Water Snakes. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. Norman, Oklahoma. (2004)
  • Dive characteristics of foraging Northern Water Snakes, Nerodia sipedon sipedon, in northern Lake Michigan. Annual Meetings of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters. Holland, Michigan. (2003)
  • Timing, frequency, and duration of cold-water foraging by Northern Water Snakes (Nerodia sipedon sipedon). Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition. Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. (2003)
  • Behavioral responses by neonate diamondback water snakes (Nerodia rhombifer) from Southern Illinois to chemical stimuli from potential prey and predators via the Waller-Duncan multiple comparisons procedure. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. Kansas City, Missouri. (2002)
  • Characteristics of voluntary diving by northern water snakes (Nerodia sipedon) in northern Lake Michigan. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. Kansas City, Missouri. (2002)
  • Use of a lingual lure by the Mangrove Salt Marsh Snake, Nerodia clarkii compressicauda. Annual Meetings of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters. Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. (2002)
  • Possible prey luring by the piscivorous colubrid snake Nerodia clarkii compressicauda. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. State College, Pennsylvania. (1999)
  • Institutional profile: Herpetology at George Mason University. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. State College, Pennsylvania. (1999)