Member Profile

Marina Gerson

Marina Gerson


Marina Gerson is an author of materials




  • Southern California Academy of Science
    Professional Member 02/2014 – Current
  • Southwestern Association of Naturalists
    Professional Member 01/2005 – Current
  • Scientists Center for Animal Welfare
    Professional Member 06/1995 – Current

Education History

  • Ph.D. Quantitative Biology (05/2004)
    University of Texas at Arlington
  • B.A. Environmental Studies and Biology (08/1994)
    University of California, Santa Cruz


  • Grolle, E.K., M.C. Lopez, and M.M. Gerson. (2014). Flight initiation distance differs between populations of Western Fence Lizards (Sceloporus occidentalis) at a rural and an urban site in Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences. (113, 1, 42-46).
  • Gerson, M.M.. (2011). Population status and habitat affinities of the Blainville's horned lizard (Phrynosoma blainvillii) at a site in the northern San Joaquin Valley, California, USA in Herpetological Conservation and Biology. (6, 2, 228-236).


  • English
    • Speaking level: Superior
    • Reading level: Superior
  • Spanish
    • Speaking level: Beginner
    • Reading level: Beginner

Honors & Awards

  • Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning Grant (05/2015)


  • Associate Professor of Zoology (08/2012 – Current) CSU Stanislaus