Illinois Natural History Survey - University of Illinois

Joyce E Hofmann
Title: Mammalogist
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1816 S. Oak Street
Champaign, IL 61820
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Address mailcode: 652
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Location: Forbes Natural History Building
Fax: 217-265-5110

Conduct surveys for mammals, especially endangered and threatened species, at Illinois Department of Transportation project areas
Distribution of endangered, threatened and rare mammals in Illinois; Summer habitat requirements of the federally endangered Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis); Demography of microtine rodents; Identification of bats tested for rabies by the Illinois Department of Public Health; Programs for school classes and the general public on bats or Illinois mammals
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Professional affiliations:
Illinois State Academy of Science; American Society of Mammalogists; Ecological Society of America; Animal Behavior Society; Northeastern Bat Working Group
Selected publications:
Hofmann, J.E., E.J. Heske, and D.G. Wenny. 2001. Small mammal survey of upland habitats at the Savanna Army Depot, Carroll and Jo Daviess counties, Illinois. Transactions ot the Illinois State Academy of Science 94:231-242.

Getz, L.L., J.E. Hofmann, B. McGuire, and T.W. Dolan III. 2001. Twenty-five years of population fluctuations of Microtus ochrogaster and M. pennsylvanicus in three habitats in east-central Illinois. Journal of Mammalogy 82:22-34.

Getz, L.L. and J.E. Hofmann. 1999. Diversity and stability of small mammals in tallgrass prairie habitat in central Illinois, USA. Oikos 85:356-363.

Gardner, J.E., J.E. Hofmann, and J.D. Garner. 1996. Summer distribution of the federally endangered Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis) in Illinois. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 89:187-196.

Hofmann, J.E. 1991. Status and distribution of wetland mammals in Illinois. Illinois Natural History Survey Bulletin 34:410-416.
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Education: PhD, Zoology (Ecology,Ethology, and Evolution), University of Illinois, 1978

MS, Zoology, University of Illinois, 1973

BS, Biological Sciences, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1970
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