Robert E. Weaver is currently a lecturer in biology at Central Washington University where he teaches Human Anatomy and Physiology. He earned a Ph.D. from Washington State University (2010) and a M.S. from Central Washington University (2006). His research focuses on the ecology of snakes, especially small cryptic species. He has also collaborated on several projects involving road ecology, phylogeography and functional morphology of reptiles and amphibians.