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Douglas Long  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  |  Service  

Education:

  • Ph.D. Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, 1994
  • M.A. Paleontology, University of California, Berkeley, 1990
  • B.S. Biological Anthropology, University of California, Riverside, 1988

Teaching Experience:

  • Adjunct Associate Professor - St. Mary's College (2009 - 2014)
    Department of Biology
  • Associate Professor - St. Mary's College (2007 - 2008)
    Department of Biology and Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Lecturer - San Francisco State University (2003 - 2003)
    Historical Geology
  • Adjunct Associate Professor - St. Mary's College (2001 - 2007)
    Department of Biology & Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Lecturer - University of California, Berkeley (1997 - 2009)
  • Lecturer - Sonoma State University (1997 - 2006)
    Taught Ichthyology in 1997, and Vertebrate Field Biology in 2006
  • Visiting Professor - St. Mary's College (1994 - 1997)
    Department of Biology
  • Graduate Student Instructor - University of California, Berkeley (1989 - 1994)
    Department of Paleontology and Department of Integrative Biology

Grants:

  • Renovation of the Gallery of Natural - Oakland Museum of California (2011)
    Nature Education Facilities Program, Department of Parks and Recreation, State of California Natural Resources Agency, NE-01-002/C6903017; $2,999,522.00
  • Hotspot California: Bringing Dioramas to Life Through Community Voices - Oakland Museum of California (2009)
    National Science Foundation, Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings; NSG grant no. 0915778; $2,511,587.00
  • Gallery Exhibit, Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary - Oakland Museum of California (2008)
    US Department of Commerce, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service Office of Marine Sanctuaries, # NA07NOS4290148; $500,000.00
  • Development of Integrated Network for Distributed Databases of Mammal Specimen Data - California Academy of Sciences (2002)
    National Science Foundation; Participating Institution through U.C. Berkeley; $18,869.56.

Presentations:

Selected Presentations

  • Timing of the evolution in the Carcharodon lineage: Rapid morphological change creates a major shift in trophic niche. Long, Douglas, Boessenecker, Robert and Ehret, Dana (talk, speech or lecture)
    Sharks International

    (June 2014)
  • Redescription of Hydrolagus africanus (Gilchrist, 1922) (Chimaeriformes: Chimaeridae) with a review of Southern African chimaeroids.. Walovich, Kristen, Ebert, David, Long, Douglas and Didier, Dominique (talk, speech or lecture)
    Sharks International

    (June 2014)
  • Feeding Ecology of the California Kingsnake (Lampropeltis californiae). Wiseman, Kevin, Greene, Harry, Koo, Michelle and Long, Douglas (talk, speech or lecture, paper, co-author)
    Wildlife Society, Western Section
    (January 2014)
  • A new fossil megamouth shark (Lamniformes: Megachasmidae) from Oligo-Miocene of western United States. Shimada, Kenshu, Welton , Bruce and Long, Douglas (poster)
    Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
    (October 2013)
  • Feeding Ecology of the California Kingsnake (Lampropeltis getula californiae).. Wiseman, Kevin, Greene, Harry, Long, Douglas and Koo, Michelle (talk, speech or lecture)
    American Society of Ichthyologists & Herpetologists 89th Annual Meeting
    (2009)
  • A New Species of Chimaeroid, Hydrolagus sp. nov. (Chondrichthyes: Chimaeriformes: Chimaeridae) from the eastern North Pacific. James, Kelsey, Ebert, David, Long, Douglas and Didier, Dominique (talk, speech or lecture)
    American Society of Ichthyologists & Herpetologists 89th Annual Meeting
    (2009)
  • California Sharks: Past & Present. Long, Douglas (talk, speech or lecture, invited, panel or forum member)
    Revisiting the Uniqueness that is California: University of California Museum of Paleontology Short Course. U.C.Berkeley

    (April 30, 2005)
  • A comparison of inter-canine widths among various animals and humans. Tonn, E.M. and Long, Douglas (poster)
    American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Annual Meeting Dallas, Texas
    (February 19, 2004)
  • Marine Vertebrates from the Pleistocene of Western North America. Long, Douglas (talk, speech or lecture, invited, panel or forum member)
    Our Pleistocene Heritage: University of California Museum of Paleontology Short Course.
    (1997)
  • Food habits of California Sea Lions (Zalophus californianus) at a newly established haulout in San Francisco Bay. Hanni, Krista and Long, Douglas (talk, speech or lecture)
    Eleventh Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Orlando, Florida
    (December 1995)
  • Dynamics of white shark predation (Carcharodon carcharias) on Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) in California. Long, Douglas, Hanni, Krista and Pyle, Peter (talk, speech or lecture)
    Tenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Galveston, Texas
    (November 1993)
  • Cetaceans as a Food Resource for the White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias) in California Waters. Long, Douglas (talk, speech or lecture)
    White Shark Biology Symposium, Bodega Bay, California
    (March 1993)
  • White shark (Carcharodon carcharias) feeding activity on marine mammals along the central coast of California from 1970-1992. Long, Douglas, Hanni, Krista, Pyle, Peter, Jones, Robert, Roletto, Janet and Bandar, Raymond
    Second Biennial Workshop on Research Within the Gulf of the Farallones. San Francisco, California.
    (1993)
  • White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias) predation on pinnipeds along the central California coast, 1970-1992.. Long, Douglas, Hanni, Krista, Pyle, Peter, Roletto, Janet, Jones, Robert and Bandar, Raymond (talk, speech or lecture)
    White Shark Biology Symposium, Bodega Bay, California.
    (1993)
  • Diet and feeding ecology of the harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) from central California.. Long, Douglas, Jones, Robert and Szczepaniak, Isadore
    Second Biennial Workshop on Research Within the Gulf of the Farallones, San Francisco, California.
    (1993)
  • Recent strandings of Guadalupe fur seals (Arctocephalus townsendi) from central California.. Hanni, Krista, Long, Douglas and Morgan, Lance (talk, speech or lecture)
    Tenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Galveston, Texas.
    (1993)
  • Extralimital records and ecology of the Guadalupe fur seal, Arctocephalus townsendi, off central California.. Hanni, Krista, Long, Douglas and Morgan, Lance (talk, speech or lecture)
    Second Biennial Workshop on Research Within the Gulf of the Farallones. San Francisco, California.
    (1993)
  • A Review of Shark Predation on Cetaceans.. Long, Douglas
    Ninth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals.
    (1991)
  • Nassariid Gastropods as Destructive Agents in Marine Fish Taphonomy.. Long, Douglas (talk, speech or lecture)
    American Malacological Union, University of California, Berkeley, California
    (1991)
  • Origin, Evolution, and Extinction of the Cenozoic Antarctic Shark Fauna. Long, Douglas (talk, speech or lecture)
    International Conference on the role of the Southern Ocean and Antarctica in Global Change: an Ocean Drilling perspective. National Science Foundation Division of Polar Programs. University of California, Santa Barbara, California.
    (1991)
  • Preliminary Investigations into the Eocene Shark Fauna of Seymour Island, Antarctic Peninsula.. Long, Douglas (talk, speech or lecture)
    California Paleontology Conference, University of California, Berkeley, California.
    (1990)

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