THE Meritorious Teaching Award in Herpetology is sponsored by the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, The Herpetologists’ League, and the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles. This award recognizes superior teaching and mentoring of students in herpetology. Awardees are active teachers and mentors, with classroom teaching within the last three years and a substantial history of teaching excellence. Awardees have a reputation among their peers and students for excellence in herpetological education.

The award committee, which included Nancy Karraker, Alison Davis Rabosky, and Brian Todd, considered a number of excellent nominees. This year, the recipient of the Meritorious Teaching Award in Herpetology is Dr. Jennifer Moore, an Associate Professor at Grand Valley State University. Dr. Moore teaches Herpetology at Grand Valley and has mentored more than 20 undergraduates and 20 graduate students in the past ten years. During this time, she has published 14 articles on herpetology...

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