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Dr. Eli Greenbaum assumed the position of Director as of May 2011.

Teresa Mayfield has joined the UTEP Biodiversity Collections as Collections Manager. e-mail:

Philip Lavretsky is the newly named Curator of Ornithology. e-mail:

Arthur H. Harris is curator of the Paleobiology collections and past Curator of Mammals. e-mail: Inquiries concerning the Mammal Collection should be addressed to Teresa Mayfield at

Carl S. Lieb is Curator of the Herpetology Collection. e-mail:

William Mackay, together with Richard D. Worthington, curates the Entomology Collection. e-mail:

Robert G. Webb, Professor Emeritus, was Co-Curator (with Carl S. Lieb) of Herpetology for many years. He is now retired.

Richard D. Worthington is Curator of the Herbarium and also works with the Entomology Collection. e-mail:

Dr. Artie L. Metcalf, Professor Emeritus and Curator of the Malacology Collection passed away in January 2016. Inquiries concerning the collection should be addressed to Teresa Mayfield, Collections Manager at


Last Update: 9 Sep 2016