Dr. Jack W. Sites, Jr.

Brigham Young UniversityDr. Jack W. Sites, Jr.
Taxonomic Focus: Frogs, Lizards

Address: 4029 LSB Provo, UT 84602, USA
Phone: 1 (801) 422-2279
E-mail: Jack_Sites@byu.edu


Herpetology, speciation & species delimitation, hybrid zone dynamics, origins of parthenogenesis, phylogenetic systematics, conservation & population genetics, biodiversity.

Academic Background

  • BS (’73) & MS (’75) in Biology, Austin Peay State University (Clarksville, Tenn.)
  • PhD (’80) & Post-Doc (’80–’82), Texas A & M University
  • Professor of Integrative Biology, Curator of Herpetology, Brigham Young University (’82–present)


Born in 1951, Clarksville, Tennessee; High School Class of 1969; Seasonal Naturalist for Tennessee Department of Conservation (during the summers of 1970 and 1971); Research Specialist for the Nature Conservancy (Tennessee Heritage Program), 1975-76.


Personal: http://lifesciences.byu.edu/~jws
Lab: http://siteslab.byu.edu