Philip Rosen

Research Scientist, School of Natural Resources and the Envrionment

Dr. Philip C. Rosen has studied conservation biology and community ecology of amphibians and reptiles in the American Southwest since 1983, focusing on reptile ecology, aquatic species, deserts, grasslands, and urban environments. He has specialized in ranid frog, kinosternid turtle, and gartersnake conservation and ecology, urban amphibian distribution, ecology and conservation, translocation, and long-term monitoring and research in population and community ecology of desert reptiles. In addition, he has worked with desert rodents, native and exotic fishes, and aquatic macroinvertebrate communities.


  • PhD, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, 2000