From Students to Faculty: Nine Science Terps Land Academic Positions
Nine alumni of the University of Maryland’s College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences recently received appointments to tenure-track faculty positions at institutions around the globe. One of them was from Biology.
Gerald Carter (Ph.D. ’15, biology; advisor: Gerald Wilkinson) joined the Ohio State University as an assistant professor in the Department of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology in fall 2018. Carter’s research focuses on how animals such as vampire bats choose, maintain and regulate their social relationships. Carter was previously a Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Radolfzell, Germany, and a Smithsonian Institution Postdoctoral Fellow at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama.