Jennifer Swanson

Master's Student
Dr. Clay Pierce
Jennifer Swanson photo

My area of research is on amphibians and wetland ecology. I am interested in understanding the relationship between wetland characteristics and the surrounding landscape on amphibian presence, movement, and exposure to environmental contaminants.


Amphibian Occupancy and Effects of Habitat Use on Chemical Exposure in Northern Leopard Frogs (Lithobates pipiens) in Iowa Prairie Pothole Wetlands

Area of Expertise: 
Wildlife Ecology
B.S., Rangeland Ecology, Colorado State University, 2013
M.S., Wildlife Ecology, Iowa State University, 2017