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Lina Rifai
Lina Rifai,  Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Vertebrate Biology

Research

Research Interests: Behavioral Ecology, Animal Ecology, Desert Ecology, Vertebrate Biology, Sexual Dimorphism

Past and Present Undergraduate Student Research Projects:

  • Effects of desertificiation on lizard communities in Jordanian Deserts 
  • Effects of food and light on the behavior of freshwater jellyfish (Craspedacusta sowerbyi)
  • Sexual dimorphism of the American Toad (Bufo americanus)
  • Sexual dimorphism and behavior of the Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simpliciollis
  • Activity patterns and social interactions of chukars (Alectoris chukar) at the Dana Nature Reserve, Jordan
  • Sexual selection in a damselfy (Caloptery maculata): How wing spots affect reproductive success of females.

Eastern PondhawkDahikstudent in jordan

Herpetological Atlas Jordan

Last updated: 08/24/2017