Valorie Titus is a Curatorial Science Fellow in the Department of Herpetology at the Bronx Zoo and the Wildlife Conservation Society. She is completing her PhD through Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY and has a Master’s in Biology from Murray State University, Murray, KY.
She has worked with a wide range of reptile and amphibian species, including tiger salamanders, box turtles and copperhead snakes. Her research focuses on localized conservation efforts and the effects of urbanization on amphibian and reptile populations.
She is active in several professional societies, including serving as Co-Chair for the Northeast Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (NEPARC) and Treasurer and Newsletter Editor for the New York Chapter of the Wildlife Society.
She currently resides in Yonkers, NY with her husband, Andrew and her mini Aussie-poo, Smoke.