Dr. Lehr's research is devoted to the biodiversity of amphibians and reptiles in the neotropics (Peru) and in Africa (Rwanda). Current research projects focus on species composition of strabomantid frogs in cloud forests and high Andean habitats and the herpetofauna of the Pui Pui Protected Forest in Peru. His research includes taxonomy, morphology, comparative anatomy, systematic revisions, phylogenetic analyses, biogeography, ecology, and conservation. Dr. Lehr is a Research Affiliate of the Natural History Museum, University of Kansas, Research Associate of The Field Museum (Chicago), and the Museo de Historia Natural Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (Lima, Peru). He is associate editor of the Journal of Herpetology (SSAR, USA) and Salamandra (DGHT, Germany).
See a list of Dr. Lehr's publications.
Dr. Lehr teaches Evolution, Comparative Chordate Anatomy, and the May Term Course Herpetology. In Germany he taught General Genetics, courses in identifying Invertebrates and Vertebrates, and Amphibian Biology.
Illinois Wesleyan University
Bloomington, IL 61702-2900
updated September 2013