Elizabeth R. Dumont

Senior vice provost for academic affairs, director of the Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs in the Life Sciences, professor

evolutionary biology, mammal feeding strategies, bats, speakers bureau

Phone: (413) 545-0221

Email: bdumont@bio.umass.edu

Elizabeth R. Dumont’s research aims to understand the evolution of feeding strategies in mammals. This includes analyzing the variation in anatomy associated with feeding, such as the mechanical functions of skull and tooth shape. Her research is conducted on bat, carnivoran and avian species.