Day Ligon, Ph.D.

Day Ligon

Associate Professor of Biology

Office: 271 Temple Hall

Phone: 417.836.5339



Ph.D. (Zoology) Oklahoma State University, 2007

My research interests are in physiological ecology and conservation reptiles, with emphasis on turtles. I am currently conducting research related to thermal ecology of mud turtles in arid environments, and alligator snapping turtle conservation in the Mississippi River drainage.