Lani Lyman-Henley, Ph.D.
Assistant Professional Track Faculty

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Office
Science Building 237
Related Department
Biological and Environmental Sciences

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1991
  • MS, University of Tennessee, 1990
  • BA, University of California, 1987

Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor (Professional Track), Biology & Environmental Sciences, Texas A&M University-Commerce, 2016-present
  • Assistant Professor (NTT), Biology & Environmental Sciences, TAMUC, 2014-2016
  • Adjunct Instructor, Biology & Environmental Sciences, TAMUC, 2004-2009
  • Adjunct Instructor, Biological Sciences and of Psychology, Mississippi State University, 2003
  • Assistant Professor, Science and Mathematics, Mississippi University for Women, 1992-2001
  • Adjunct Instructor, Biological Sciences and of Psychology, Mississippi State University, 1991-1992

Research Interests

  • Learning and experience in animals

Professional Organizations

  • American Association for Laboratory Animal Science
  • Scientists Center for Animal Welfare
  • Society for the Study of Amphibians & Reptiles
  • Southwestern Naturalists Association
  • Southwestern Psychological Association
  • Texas Branch American Association for Laboratory Animal Science
  • Texas Herpetological Society
  • American Society for Cell Biology

Selected Publications

  • Lyman, Lani P. (1990). The effects of dietary and social experience on the development of behavior in Butler’s garter snake, Thamnophis butleri. Master’s thesis, University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
  • Lyman-Henley, Lani P. (1991). Effects of social and dietary experience on chemosensory response, aggregation behavior and kin recognition in the eastern garter snake, Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis. Doctoral dissertation, University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
  • Lyman-Henley, Lani P. (1993). A water snake’s year. Herpetological Review, 24, 39-40.
  • Lyman-Henley, Lani P. (1993). Observations on a captive-born litter of typhlonectid caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Herpetological Review, 24, 146-147.
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