Christopher Smaga

M.S. Conservation Ecology and Sustainable Development
Major Advisor: Benjamin Parrott


Bachelor of Science in Zoology, Southern Illinois University Carbondale – 2019

Honors, Awards, and Achievements

SREL Fellowship (UGA) – 2020

Best Undergraduate Presentation (SIU) – 2019

Zoology Alumni Scholarship (SIU) – 2019

Garoian Zoology Scholarship (SIU) – 2018

REACH Grant Recipient (SIU) – 2018

SUPERB (NSF) Research Grant and Scholarship (SIU) – 2017

First Place Creative and Scholarly Saluki Rookies (SIU) – 2017

Chicago Herpetological Society Grant – 2016

University Excellence Scholarship (SIU) – 2016


Selected Publications

Smaga, C.R., Ttito, A., Catenazzi, A. (2019) Arcanumophis, a new genus and generic allocation for Erythrolamprus problematicus (Myers 1986), Xenodontinae (Colubridae) from the Cordillera de Carabaya, southern Peru. Zootaxa 4671(1): 129-138.