The Herper (reptile and amphibian enthusiast) of the Week is Dr. Katy Greenwald, professor at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Michigan. She obtained her Ph.D from THE Ohio State University.
She is currently working on trying to figure out if Red-Eared Sliders turtles are native to Michigan, researching unisexual Ambystoma salamanders, and working with mudpuppies.
Her lab website can be found here
twitter handle is @amphibs