Professional Works



  • Steyermark, A.C., M. S. Finkler, and R.J. Brooks, eds., 2008.  Biology of the Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentina).  Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.

Recent Articles:

  • Finkler, M.S. 2011.  Geographic distribution: Ambystoma tigrinum tigrinum. Herpetological Review 42(4):561.
  • Finkler, M.S. 2011.  Geographic distribution: Lithobates clamitans melanota. Herpetological Review 42(4):563.
  • Duffitt, A.D. and M.S. Finkler.  2011.  Sex-related differences in stored energy reserves in Pseudacris crucifer and Pseudacris triseriata during the breeding season.  Journal of Herpetology 45(2):224-229.
  • Finkler, M.S.  2006.  Does variation in soil water content induce variation in the size of hatchling snapping turtles (Chelydra serpentina)?  Copeia 2006(4):769-777.
  • Finkler, M.S.  2006.  Effects of temperature, sex, and gravidity on the metabolism of Small-mouthed Salamanders, Ambystoma texanum, during the reproductive season.  Journal of Herpetology 40(1):103-106.

Among other activities, I am the President of the Indiana Academy of Science as of June 1, 2012.