Mr. James Francis
Mr. Francis obtained his undergraduate degree in 2015, conducting research on mammalian distribution throughout the state of Texas. He then continued his education by earning a master’s degree in biology, with an emphasis in zoology. While his primary research was focused on the phylogenetics and evolution of North American rodents, he also spent considerable time in the field collecting data on vertebrate populations throughout New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.
A passionate conservation biologist nature lover, Mr. Francis has spent time working with endangered wildlife for Texas Parkas and Wildlife, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, the International Rhino Foundation, and other organizations dedicated to protecting and preserving nature and educating others and the importance of biodiversity.