Personnel of the Division of Mammals


Joseph Cook
Curator of Mammals
Distinguished Professor of Biology

Joe's webpage


Jonathan Dunnum
Collections Manager


Jon's webpage

Adrienne Raniszewski

Adrienne Raniszewski
Collections Associate
Staff Coordinator



Eve Rowland
Graduate Museum Assistant

Eve is a doctoral student in the Gulisija Computational Biology Lab at UNM. She hopes to find ways to combine museum research and computational biology. She has previously worked at the Florida Museum in the Mammal Division.

Eve's website


Samantha Ley
Undergraduate Museum Technician

Sam is studying to become a wildlife veterinarian. When not occupied by the museum or school she spends time as a pretzel.


Christian Herrera
Undergraduate Volunteer

Christian is a biology major, minoring in music. In his free time he likes volunteering at the museum and the Rio Grande Nature Center. He hopes to eventually become a wildlife biologist.


Simon Doneski
Undergraduate Museum Technician

Simon is very interested in museums and how they can be used to promote conservation. He hopes to go on to graduate school working to promote conservation throughout New Mexico. His primary areas of interest are conservation, ecology, arthropods, and microbiology.


Jhattziry Gamez
Highschool Intern



Litsa Wooten
Museum Studies Intern

Litsa is a Museum Studies Master's student at UNM interested in becoming a collections manager. After finishing their Master's at UNM they plan to move to Berkeley, California and work at a natural history museum while getting a dog training certification.


Jessica Situ
Undergratuate Volunteer

Jessica is studying biology at the University of New Mexico. She loves art, food, traveling, and the outdoors. After graduation, she will be going on to addition schooling to pursue a career in veterinary medicine.


Jason Malaney
Associate Curator of Mammals

Bioscience Curator at New Mexico Museum of Nature and Science

more about NMMNS Bioscience

go to Division of Mammals' Associates page...