Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Neal Woodman

Curator (USGS)
Department / Division
  • Ph.D. (Systematics and Ecology): University of Kansas, 1992 
  • M.Phil. (Systematics and Ecology): University of Kansas, 1986 
  • M.S. (Geology): University of Iowa, 1982 
  • B.A. (Geology): Earlham College, 1980 
Research Interests

Taxonomy, phylogenetic systematics, and biogeography of mammals, with a focus on shrews and bats; membership and community structure of tropical mammalian faunas.

  • Matson, J. O. and Woodman, Neal. 2019. "Shrews (Eulipotyphla, Soricidae) of Guatemala. Musarañas (Eulipotyphla, Soricidae) de Guatemala." in Perspectivas de investigación sobre los mamíferos silvestres de Guatemala (Research Perspectives on the Wild Mammals of Guatemala), edited by Kraker, Christian, Calderón, Ana P., and Cabrera, Andrea A., 19–29. Guatemala: Asociación Guatemalteca de Mastozoólogos.
  • Feinstein, Sandy and Woodman, Neal. 2012. "Shrews, Rats, and a Polecat in the "Pardoner's Tale"." in Rethinking Chaucerian Beasts: The New Middle Ages, edited by Van Dyke, Carolynn., 49–66. New York: Palgrave MacMillan.
  • Woodman, Neal and Pefaur, J. E. 2008. "Order Soricomorpha Gregory, 1910." in Mammals of South America. Volume I: Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats., edited by Gardner, Alfred L., 177–187. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Woodman, Neal. 2005. "Evolution and biogeography of Mexican small-eared shrews of the Cryptotis mexicana-group (Insectivora: Soricidae)." in Contribuciones Mastozoológicas en Homenaje a Bernardo Villa, edited by Sanchez-Cordero, V. and Medellín, R. A., 513–524. Instituto de Biología e Instituto de Ecología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City.

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  • Woodman, Neal, Jenkinson, Marian A., and Foster, Mercedes S. 1994. Latin American Research Libraries in Natural History: A Survey. 2nd ed. Chicago, Illinois: Council of Biology Editors.